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Ruby Lee Wilson

Ruby Lee Wilson, American nurse, director. Certified registered psychiatric and mental health nurse.

Background

  • Wilson, Ruby Lee was born on September 3, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Henry Lee Jernigan and Ruby Nettie Frances (Willborn) Chavis.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts, Amundsen-Mayfair, Chicago, 1967;Bachelor of Science, College of St. Francis, Joliet, Illinois, 1976;Master of Education, University of Illinois, 1980.

    Career

    • Licensed practical nurse, Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke's Hospital Medical Center, Chicago, 1962-1965;staff nurse, Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke's Hospital Medical Center, Chicago, 1969-1970;head nurse, Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke's Hospital Medical Center, Chicago, 1970-1981;program director, Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke's Hospital Medical Center, Chicago, since 1981;health coordinator, Project Upgrade, Chicago, 1967-1969. Member of advisory board Issac Ray Center Rush University, Chicago, since 1986, board directors, 1987. Director nursing board St. Stephen African Methodist Episcopal Church, since 1986, also president MissionarySoc.

      Presenter numerous workshops psychiatry, forensic and stress issues.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: african Methodist Episcopalian.

    Membership

    Member American Nursing Association (certified), Illinois Nursing Association (first chairpersoncommn. on human rights), Peer Assistance Network For Nurses, National Black Nurses Association, Chicago Black Nurses Association Orthopsychiatric Association, American Association Suicidology, Illinois Association Suicidology, Lambda Pi Alpha (president of the board directors since 1982, Was Basileus 1979-1981, Outstanding Contributor plaque 1986).

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocation: church choir singing.

    Connections

    • Married Franklin Tyson (divorced). Children: Franklin Delanor, Anthony DeWayne, Derek Alan. Married Alonzo Wilson, July 31, 1959.
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    Born September 3, 1935
    Died March 31, 2008
    (aged 72)