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Edwina Elizabeth Waddington

Edwina Elizabeth Waddington, American nursing administrator. Recipient Annual National Division Outstanding Volunteer award, American Cancer Society, 1982. Member of New Mexico Association Continuity Care.


  • Waddington, Edwina Elizabeth was born on June 9, 1939 in Boardcamp, Arkansas, United States. Daughter of Nathan Edwin Bates and Maude Maxine (Titsworth) Bates Gipson.

  • Education

    • Diploma in Nursing, Sparks Memorial Hospital School Nursing, 1960. Bachelor in Health Sciences, College St. Francis, 1981.


    • Head nurse pediatrics clinic Reynolds Army Hospital, Fort Sill, Oklahoma, 1966—1968. Charge nurse obstetrics/gynecology clinic Bernalillo County Medical Center, Albuquerque, 1970—1974. Clinical supervisor Cancer Research & Treatment Center, 1974—1976.

      Head nurse oncology unit St. Joseph Hospital, 1978—1982. Director nursing Quality Care Inc., 1983—1987. Branch manager Kimberly Quality Care, 1987—1993.

      Director assisted living services Las Colinas Village, Albuquerque, since 1993. Lecturer in field

      Board directors New Mexico Division American Cancer Committee, since 1974, president board directors, 1980—1981, chairman board, 1984—1986. Board directors Bernalillo County Unit Division American Cancer Society, since 1974, president board directors, 1981—1982.

      Nursing advisory committee National American Cancer Society, 1984—1985.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Member of New Mexico Association Continuity Care.





    • Married Ralph Read Waddington, September 10, 1960. Children: Kelly Jean, Ralph Read Junior.
    • father: Nathan Edwin Bates Gipson
    • mother: Maude Maxine (Titsworth) Bates Gipson
    • spouse: Ralph Read Waddington
    • children: Kelly Jean Waddington
    • Ralph Read Junior Waddington
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    Born June 9, 1939