Academic journal article ABNF Journal

In Memory of Dr. Lucille Davis, FAAN

Academic journal article ABNF Journal

In Memory of Dr. Lucille Davis, FAAN

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In the short time that she taught here at Southern Univer sity, Dr. Davis was a great influence on many that she came in contact with, myself included. I first came in contact with Dr. Lucille Davis during my first family health nursing course, which she taught. She arrived to the class early and took a seat near me, my first thought was...she must be a new student because I hadn't seen her before. But true to her humble form when the start time for the class approached, she introduced herself, and began to do what she did best, and that was teach. I remember that Dr Davis would give reading assignments to the class for discussion at our next meeting date. When that next date came around and questions were asked, simple replies would not suffice for Dr. Davis, she wanted to explore how & why you came to that conclusion. She sparked an interest in the class and in her that was unavoidable. She did not place limitations on your opinions or views. She showed you how no matter what your point of view, it could be placed into a professional context and presented to others. She made everyone feel, especially me, as if what they were saying was the most important matter at that time! She listened, it may seem small but she listened. I think the one of the many things I will take that away from our interactions, more than anything else, she never interrupted or seemed hastened by your comments or her situation at that time.

When I was told that Dr. Davis had passed away I thought like many you did. …

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