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Stewart

 [stoo´art]
Isabel Maitland (1878–1963). Nursing author, educator, and researcher. Born in Canada, she graduated from Teachers College, Columbia University, where she succeeded Adelaide nutting as chairman of the Department of Nursing Education. She participated in many nursing research studies and was the author of a number of influential books on nursing.
Isabel Maitland Stewart. Special Collections, Milbank Memorial Library, Teachers College, Columbia University.

Stew·art

(stū'ărt),
Fred Waldorf, U.S. physician, 1894-1991. See: Stewart-Treves syndrome.

Stew·art

(stū'ărt),
George N., Canadian-U.S. scientist, 1860-1930. See: Stewart test, Stewart-Hamilton method.

Stew·art

(stū'ărt),
R.M., 20th-century English neurologist. See: Stewart-Morel syndrome.

Stew·art

(stū'ărt),
Thomas Grainger, English neurologist, 1877-1957. See: Stewart-Holmes sign.

Stewart, Isabel Maitland

(1878-1963), a Canadian-born American nursing educator and writer. The first nurse to receive a master's degree from Columbia University in New York, she succeeded Mary Adelaide Nutting as Professor of Nursing at Teachers College at that university. She was instrumental in upgrading the nursing curriculum and in directing educational policies and became an important figure in international nursing affairs.