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Shirley Ann McFarland

Shirley Ann McFarland, American women's health nurse. Certified nurse practitioner; Registered Nurse, Pennsylvania, Michigan. Named Woman of the Year, Business and Professional Women, 1987. Precinct delegate Republican Party, Rose City, 1984; singer Ogeman Players. Member Michigan Nurses Association (Outstanding Nurse in Advanced Practice 1992, Primary Care Practice President's award for excellence 1997), Sigma Theta Tau.

Background

  • McFarland, Shirley Ann was born on September 25, 1935 in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Charles Thomas and Hettie Jane (Kunkle) Brown.

  • Education

    • Diploma in Nursing, Johnstown (Pennsylvania) Memorial Hospital, 1956. Bachelor of Science, University Kansas, 1976. MSN, Wayne State University, 1985.

    Career

    • Operating room staff nurse, Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital, Johnstown, 1956;charge nurse, Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital, Johnstown, 1957-1958;staff nurse, clinical instructor, Torrence Eastern State Hospital, Blairsville, Pennsylvania, 1956-1957;instructor classroom and clinic, Clarinda (Iowa) Community College, 1960-1962;head nurse, Standish (Michigan) Cmty. Hospital, 1971-1982;in-service director, Geriatric Village, West Branch, Michigan, 1982-1983;instructor classroom and clinic, Kirtland Community College, Roscommon, Michigan, 1982-1983;nurse practitioner, District Health Department #2, West Branch, 1988-1994;nurse practitioner, Primary Care Practice, West Branch, since 1985.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Reformed Presbyterian

    Membership

    Precinct delegate Republican Party, Rose City, 1984. Singer Ogeman Players. Member Michigan Nurses Association (Outstanding Nurse in Advanced Practice 1992, Primary Care Practice President's award for excellence 1997), Sigma Theta Tau.

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: knitting, camping, exploring historical sites.

    Connections

    • Married Marion Luther McFarland, July 5, 1958. Children: Shirley Marie McKinney, David Eugene, Kevin Paul.
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    Born September 25, 1935