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Myra Jo Woolery-Antill

Myra Jo Woolery-Antill, American pediatric clinical nurse specialist. Certified pediatric oncology nurse, Pouch Attachment Ladder System. Named one of Outstanding Young Women in American, 1986; American Cancer Society scholar, 1985-1986.


  • Woolery-Antill, Myra Jo was born on January 20, 1959 in Baltimore. Daughter of James Elmer and Myra Eileen (Hoover) Woolery.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, University Maryland, Baltimore, 1981. Master of Nursing, University Washington, 1986.


    • Clinical nurse Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, 1981-1984. Pediatric home care nurse Staff Builders, 1984. Research assistant University Washington, Seattle, 1985.

      Staff nurse Swedish Medical Center, 1986-1987. Clinical nurse specialist National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, since 1987.

    Major achievements

    • Certified pediatric oncology nurse, Pouch Attachment Ladder System.


    • Contributor chapters to books. Contributor articles to professional newsletters and journals.


    Volunteer, planning committee Camp Goodtimes, Seattle, 1985-1987. Nurse Camp Fantastic, Front Royal, Virginia, 1991, 94-99, Camp Sunshine, Front Royal, 1994, 97-99. Member Association Pediatric Oncology Nurses (certified, practice chair 1991-1993, member Food and Drug Administration working group 1991-1994, President' Certified of Appreciation 1993, honorary board member National Capitol chapter 1988-1989, secretary 1989-1991, 98—, president 1991-1995), Association for Care of Children's Health, Oncology Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau.


    • Married Forrest Denver Antill, February 14, 1982.
    • father: James Elmer Woolery
    • mother: Myra Eileen (Hoover) Woolery
    • spouse: Forrest Denver Antill
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    Born January 20, 1959
    (age 58)