Chapman, Jacqueline “Jackie” (1935-2009)

Jackie graduated from the Vancouver General Hospital  SON in 1957.After obtaining her BSN from UBC in 1958, Jacquie worked on a surgical ward at VGH, advancing to the position of head nurse.  She later moved on to head nursing roles in the ICU at Royal Columbia Hospital and was an instructor at UBC from 1962 to 1965.  She received her Masters from Case Western in 1967 and her doctorate from New York University in 1975.

As a researcher Jacquie blazed a trail for many later nurses.  She was influential in research that led to improved care in neonatal nurseries, including the importance of premature babies having opportunities for bonding with their parents and the effects of auditory stimulation on their development.

Contents of Biographical File

  1. Curriculum Vitae, ca. 1995.
  2. Information from Internet sources.
  3. Obituaries
  4. Photograph