Dorothy Ray Scarbrough, RNC, BSN, MSN

Title:  Nursing Educator, Consultant
Location: Tuscaloosa, AL United States


  • Alabama League for Nursing (state treasurer, 1956-1958)
  • Alabama Organization of Nurse Executives (AlaONE) (secretary treasurer, local chapter, 1988-1992)
  • Alabama State Nurses Association (ASNA)
  • American Nurses Association (local nomination committee)
  • Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), Tuscaloosa, AL (member, advisory council, 1981-1991)
  • Sigma Theta Tau, Nursing Honor Society, , Charter Member University of Alabama School of Nursing,  Nu Chapter
  • The Gerontological Society of America (member)
  • Tuscaloosa County Mental Health Association (member, professional advisory board, 1980-1990)
  • University Alabama Capstone College, Nursing Honor Society


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2021, 2020)
  • Featured, “Who’s Who in the World,” Marquis Who’s Who (2020)
  • Featured Member, Marquis Millennium Magazine, Marquis Who’s Who (2020)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2019)
  • Author, Book, “I Am Still with You: Our Fight Against the Losses from Alzheimer’s and Dementia Diseases” (2017)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in American Nursing,” Marquis Who’s Who (1993-1994)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Nurse Administrator Award, Alabama State Nurses Association (1993)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who of American Women,” Marquis Who’s Who (1987-1988)
  • Author, Textbook Chapter, “Nursing of the Confused Patient,” Nursing and the Aged Gerontological Nursing (1981) by Irene Burnside
  • Consultant and Co-Producer of three 16 mm Reality Orientation Training Films directed by The University of Alabama School of Communication in Tuscaloosa, AL (1973-1974)
  • Recipient, Meritorious Service Award, LeadingAge Texas (Formerly the Texas Association of Homes and Services for the Aging – TAHSA) (1974)
  • Co-Producer of  Self-Study Reality Orientation Booklet cooperatively with American Hospital Association

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