Doris Hadley, Board Member
Doris Hadley, Doris Hadley retired after
25 years as Infection Control Coordinator at the San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center. While in that position, she published numerous articles in nursing
journals and wrote a chapter for a textbook. After retirement, she set up her business "Hadley Enterprises," and consulted with Bay Area hospitals until 2007. Prior to
moving to the Bay area, she worked in Daytona Beach, Florida, as an operating room nurse and taught vocational nursing at the local junior college.
Doris has a BS in Nursing from Duke
University and a Masters in Nursing from the University of Florida. She was appointed as faculty at the School of Nursing at UF after graduation. She
moved to California in 1968 and worked at UCSF for a year. She was the Dean of Students at a private vocational technical school in San Francisco from 1969 until 1976.
Doris started her music history at the age 5 when she took piano lessons, later violin lessons, and finally settled on clarinet lessons and played in her high
school band and orchestra in Charlotte, NC, where she was born. She moved to San Francisco in 1968 and now considers herself a native. She loves all types of
music, and she and her husband, Thor Rayward, attend the symphony and the opera, as well as every Sunday's Golden Gate Park Band concert.