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Dr. Doris T. Lippman

Professor of Nursing
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New England notable nurses

Doris Troth Lippman, RN, professor of nursing at Fairfield University, is a new member of the State of Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame, an honor she received after years of working tirelessly to improve the healthcare and welfare of veterans.

Published in Nurseweek on 1/10/11

Q&A / Hall of Fame vet: DADT violates constitutional rights

Dr. Doris Troth Lippman, professor of nursing, said of the effort to repeal 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell': "I think, if anything, wartime is probably one of the best times. You need to have everyone together and united and valuing every one of your fellow soldiers. When you're at war you depend on whoever's shooting next to you or in the tank with you to be somebody that you really feel will help you in any circumstances. I don't think most people who face death moment-to-moment are really thinking about whether the person standing next to them is lesbian or gay."

Published in Fairfield Citizen News on 12/16/10

Antique Veterans turn out for Meriden Veterans Day event

Featured speaker Doris Lippman served as an Army nurse in the Vietnam War. After returning, she used the GI Bill to pursue nursing degrees and began teaching at Fairfield University in the 1980s. Lippman said she's focused on training nurses to work at veterans hospitals.

Published in the Meriden Record Journal on 11/12/09

Remembering our nation's veterans

In an OP-ED article, Dr. Doris T. Lippman, professor of nursing, wrote: As Veterans Day arrives, let each of us take a moment to remember all the veterans who have served our country.

Published in the Connecticut Post on 11/11/09

Westport woman helps honor female veterans of war

"The dean of Fairfield University contacted me and asked if I'd be interested in applying for a position that involved taking students through their mental health rotation at the VA Hospital in West Haven," said Doris Lippman, professor of nursing, and a veteran. "I applied for the position, and that was when I reconnected with the Vietnam vets, many of whom were suffering from PTSD. I was very upset when I saw them because I had kind of told myself that everyone who came home was doing okay, that's just how I dealt with it, but to see them suffering really affected me."

Published in Norwalk Hour on 6/14/09

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