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Beverly Ann Stockton

Beverly Ann Stockton, American physiology and pharmacology educator. Registered Nurse, Iowa. Named to Outstanding Young Women in American, 1971.


  • Stockton, Beverly Ann was born on June 6, 1939 in Indianola, Iowa, United States. Daughter of Franklin Ray and Freda Ann (Courtney) Stockton.

  • Education

    • Registered Nurse, Iowa Methodist School Nuring, Des Moines, 1960. Bachelor in Biology, Simpson College, 1963. Master of Arts in Biology, Doctor of Philosophy Physiology, University Oregon, 1972.

      Master of Science in Adult Education, Drake University, 1985.


    • Registered Nurse Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Des Moines, 1960-1963. Emergency room nurse Sacred Heart Hospital, Eugene, Oregon, 1964-1966. Instructor medical/surgical Iowa Methodist School Nursing, 1963, 67, Borgess School Nursing, Kalamazoo, 1965-1966.

      Assistant professor biology Tabor College, Hillsboro, Kansas, 1972-1975, Simpson College, Indianola, 1966-1969, 75-76. Professor physiology, pharmacology University Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences, Des Moines, 1976-1996. Retired, 1996

      Consultant American Osteopathic Association, Chicago, 1977-1996.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Iowa.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    As a people whose forbears came together in response to intolerance, Baptistsshould cherish freedom and pursue it for millions around the world.

    Party affiliation: Democrat


    By faith alone Christians receive salvation and not through any works of their own.

    Denomination: Baptist


    To develop a close relationship with God could be done through many avenues, namely, reading the Bible, praying, praising, worshiping, and telling others of the Gospel.


    Volunteer Des Moines Area Community College, Ankeny, Iowa, since 1989, Drake University, Des Moines, 1985-1988, Blank Children's Hospital, Des Moines, since 1988. Board directors United Way, Indianola, 1983-1985. Trustee Utility Board, Indianola, 1984-1985.

    Alumni advisory board Simpson College, Indianola, since 1983. Member American Diabetes Association (president 1992-1993, board directors 1990-1996, Iowa affiliate), Iowa Nurses Association (state delegate 1989), American Nurses Association, Institute Society Ethics, Life Science, American Business Women's Association (secretary 1972-1974, 84-85, president 1987-1988, Woman of the Year 1988).





    • father: Franklin Ray Stockton
    • mother: Freda Ann (Courtney) Stockton
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    Born June 6, 1939