UCLA Spotlight

Marie Cowan: Living legend of nursing

  • Published Nov 13, 2007 9:00 AM

Marie Cowan, dean of UCLA's School of Nursing, has been named a 'living legend' by the prestigious American Academy of Nursing. During a 46-year career, she has pioneered the role of nurses in academia, and altered the face of nursing in California and the nation.

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Update: Marie Cowan died Feb. 22, 2008 after a 10-year battle with metastatic colon cancer.