AWARD-WINNING HISTORY AND RESEARCH
"History records our humanity, heals ignorance,
guides identity development, and inspires compassion."
~ Dr. Martha Libster ~
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Winner 2005 Lavinia Dock Award
American Association History of Nursing
Dr. Martha Libster, PhD, MSN, PMHNP-CNS holds a doctoral degree in Humanities - Healthcare History from Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, England (2004).
Nursing (America and Europe)
19th Century Women
American Healthcare Reform
Botanical and Traditional Healing
Triangulated Case Study
What does Dr. Martha say about the nature of historical inquiry?
It is natural to consider the context (the environment) for human endeavor.
History is the science of data over time.
Understanding patterns of human behavior can be comforting and healing.
Exploring history is a deeply spiritual experience.
People's memories of the past are fascinating!
2013 – 14 Faith Andrews Research Fellow of Shaker Culture, Winterthur
Museum, Library, and Gardens.
2010 May – June. Visiting Research Scientist - Nursing and Traditional Medicine.
Northwest University, Mafikeng, South Africa. Funded by Medical Research
Council of South Africa.
2005 Lavinia Dock Award for Exemplary Historical Research and Writing – Book
Publication, American Association fo the History of Nursing.
2004 Invited Speaker World Health Organization Traditional Medicine and Nursing.
2006 - 2017 12 Research Awards