Wald, Lillian

   American pioneer of public health nursing. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, she studied nursing in New York City. Encouraged by the philanthropist, Jacob Schiff, she established the Henry Street Settlement house in New York.

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  • WALD, LILLIAN — (1867–1940), U.S. social worker. Lillian Wald was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, to a German Jewish immigrant family and was raised in Rochester, N.Y. As a child, Lillian Wald had all the comforts of upper middleclass life. Her decision to become a… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Wald, Lillian — См. Lillian Wald. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • Wald, Lillian D. — ▪ American sociologist born March 10, 1867, Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S. died Sept. 1, 1940, Westport, Conn.  American nurse and social worker who founded the internationally known Henry Street Settlement in New York City (1893).       Wald grew up in… …   Universalium

  • Lillian Wald — Lillian D. Wald (* 10. März 1867 in Cincinnati, Ohio; † 1. September 1940 in Westport, Connecticut) war eine US amerikanische Krankenschwester sowie Gründerin und langjährige Direktorin des …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lillian Wald — Lillian D. Wald (1867 ndash;1940) was a nurse, social worker, public health official, teacher, author, editor, publisher, women s rights activist, and the founder of American community nursing. Her unselfish devotion to humanity is recognized… …   Wikipedia

  • Lillian Wald — jeune, en uniforme d infirmière. Lillian Wald (1867–1940) fut une infirmière et éducatrice américaine. Elle naquît dans une famille bourgeoise d origine allemande juive à Rochester, New York ; son père était opticien. Elle fit des études à… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Wald — is the German word for forest.urname* Abraham Wald (1902 ndash;1950), Hungarian mathematician of German descent * Carol Wald (1935 2000), American artist. * Charles F. Wald * Diane Wald * George Wald (1906 ndash;1997), American biologist and… …   Wikipedia

  • Lillian Wald — Enfermera de salud pública norteamericana, artífice de la instauración del sistema de facultades de enfermería, la Children s Bureau del gobierno federal y la Nursing Service Division de la Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. Fue la primera… …   Diccionario médico

  • Lillian (name) — Lilian (or Lillian) is a female given name. It is Latin, meaning Lily .Notable Lilians*Lillian Disney wife of Bob Disney *Lilian Garcia American singer and ring announcer *Lillian Gish American actress *Lillian Hellman (1905–1984), American… …   Wikipedia

  • Wald — /wawld/, n. 1. George, 1906 97, U.S. biochemist: Nobel prize for medicine 1967. 2. Lillian, 1867 1940, U.S. social worker. * * * (as used in expressions) Böhmer Wald Teutoburger Wald Wald George * * * …   Universalium

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