In Memoriam: Judith Leonhard Hendricks, 1949-2021

Judith Leonhard Hendricks, alumna and retired assistant professor of nursing at the University of Delaware, passed away this past spring at Seasons Hospice in Wilmington, Delaware. She was 71 years old.

Professor Hendricks received her bachelor’s degree in nursing at the University of Delaware in 1971. She joined the faculty as an assistant professor in the nurse practitioner program of what was then the department of nursing in 1975. She completed her master’s degree at the University of Maryland in 1978.

In addition to her career at the university, Hendricks practiced as an advanced practice nurse for internal medicine with Christiana Care. She was an active member of the Delaware Board of Nursing, serving two terms as president. A founding member of the American College of Nurse Practitioners, she served as that group’s president from 2004 to 2005.

Professor Hendricks retired from the University of Delaware in 2005.

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