Ruth AbbottTitle: Associate Professor
Office Location: Marsh Hall 209
Phone: (269) 471-3337
BS, Wayne StateUniversity
MS, University of Alabama, Birmingham
PhD, Andrews University
Ruth Abbott is an Associate Professor of Nursing on the campus of Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan. She joined the faculty in 1991.
Born in Takoma Park, Md., Abbott graduated from Wayne State University, Detroit, Mich., in 1974, with a bachelor of science degree in nursing. In 1978, she received a master's degree in nursing from the University of Alabama, Birmingham.
Abbott earned her doctoral degree in 2001 from Andrews University. The title of her dissertation is: "A Comparison of the Health Beliefs of Florence Nightingale and Ellen G. White and the Incorporation of Them into Their Respective Schools of Nursing."
Before coming to Andrews, Abbott served as assistant professor of nursing at Williamsburg College, Ky., and Southern College, Collegedale, Tenn. She was chair of the nursing department at Atlantic Union College, South Lancaster, Mass.; outreach director of nursing at Ferris State University, Big Rapids, Mich.; and director of nursing education for Kellogg Community College, Battle Creek, Mich.
Abbott is a member of Sigma Theta Tau and the American Nurses Association. She has been an item writer for NCLEX and presented many seminars about nursing.