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Frances Ann Koch

Frances Ann Koch, American nurse administrator. Registered Nurse. United States Public Health Service grant, University Arizona, 1971.

Background

  • Koch, Frances Ann was born on April 13, 1939 in Spur, Texas, United States. Daughter of T.J. and Mary Frances (Van Meter) Taylor.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Texas Christian University, 1961. Postgraduate, Texas Technology University, 1958. Postgraduate, Texas Technology University, 1967—1968.

      Master of Science in Nursing, University Arizona, 1971.

    Career

    • Operating room supervisor West Texas Hospital, Lubbock, 1961—1969. Operating room supervisor, instructor nursing College Medicine University Arizona, Tucson, 1970—1973. School nurse Torrejon Air Force Base, Madrid, 1974—1975.

      Director operating room Seton Medical Center, Austin, Texas, 1975—1979. Director surgical services Scott & White Memorial Hospital, Temple, 1979—1985. Director operating room services Spohn Hospital, Corpus Christi, 1985—1987.

      Nursing director operating room services Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, 1987, assistant administrator, 1987—1988, associate administrator, 1988—1993. Consultant American Cancer Society, Lubbock, 1968, professional education committee, Arizona, 72. Instructor continuing education operating room nurses University Arizona, 1972.

      Clinical instructor Mary Hardin Baylor College Nursing, 1981. Advisory committee operating room technical program Pima County Junior College, Austin Community College Nursing. Patient care director operating rooms Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, administrative director operating rooms day surgery and lithotripter, 1995.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse.

    Politics

    All human life is created by God and therefore is significant and valuable. When governments implement the capital punishment, then the life of the convicted is devalued and all possibilities of change end.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    The teaching of Bible shows methods by which a man can obtain salvation.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Church decisions should be made as openly as possible, giving opportunities for all to contribute. It is important for all views to be heard and taken seriously, especially where Christians disagree.

    Membership

    Member of Michigan Association Operating Room Supervisors (president 1991-1992), American Nurses Association, Aorn Liasion Advancement Medical Instrumentation (standards board 1987-1989), Association Advancement Medical Instrumentation (president regional council 1983, nominating committee 1983, board directors 1990-1993, healthcare vice president 1993-1995), Texas Association Operating Room Nurses (president 1982-1983, 1985-1986, board director 1979-1981), Association Operating Room Nurses (speaker, president Center Texas 1981-1982, president Lakeshore 1992-1993, public chapter newsletter 1979-1982, national subcommittee recommended practice 1981, Lakeshore board directors 1990, president 1992-1993), Sigma Theta Tau.

    Connections

    • Married Stuart Alan Koch, March 20, 1970. Children: Lesleigh, Brett, Todd.
    • father: T.J. Taylor
    • mother: Mary Frances (Van Meter) Taylor
    • spouse: Stuart Alan Koch
    • children: Lesleigh Koch
    • Brett Koch
    • Todd Koch
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    Born April 13, 1939
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