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Ellen E. Chaffee (1920–2004)

Author of Basic Physiology and Anatomy

Includes the names: Ellen Chaffee, R.N. Ellen E. Chaffee, B.S.

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This is Ellen Elizabeth Chaffee, not to be confused with Ellen Earle Chaffee.

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Ellen E. Chaffee earned a BS
in education from Miami University of
Ohio and an master of science nursing degree from the Frances Payne Bolton School of
Nursing at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. After serving as an officer in the U.S. Army, she became a clinical instructor
at the Jewish Hospital School of Nursing
in Cincinnati. In 1947, she joined
the faculty of the University of Pittsburg School of
Nursing, teaching anatomy,
physiology, and pathophysiology. She also developed
courses in the principles and practice of
operating room nursing, obstetrics, and
medical-surgical nursing. She was the co-author of Basic Physiology and Anatomy, a standard textbook
used in nursing schools across the country.
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