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Dr. Kathleen Galbraith, nursing professor and advocate of health education, dies

Dr. Kathleen Galbraith, nursing professor and advocate of health education, dies

Dr. Kathleen Galbraith, a longtime nursing professor in Baltimore who refused to let her students, many of them immigrants and working parents, be deterred by the barriers to an education — whether time, money, even border agents — died Tuesday at her home in Harford County.

Dr. Galbraith had suffered from seizures and heart failure. She died one day before her 68th birthday with the cake on the counter.

A tireless educator, she expanded nursing programs for working adults at the University of Baltimore and Morgan State University. She started weekend courses, won scholarships for students, and once traveled to Canada to help a foreign student cross the border, said her...

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