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Dorothy Nell Thomas

Dorothy Nell Thomas, American home health care company administrator. Member of South Louisiana League Nursing (board directors 1979-1982), National League Nursing, Louisiana Association Home Health Agencies (director 1982-1983, president 1981-1982).

Background

  • Thomas, Dorothy Nell was born on August 20, 1935 in Wiggins, Mississippi, United States. Daughter of Chester and Alma (Smith) Rouse.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Mather School Nursing, New Orleans, 1956. Student, William Carey School Nursing, 1972—1973. Student, University North Carolina, 1974—1975.

    Career

    • Staff nurse Southern Baptist Hospital, New Orleans, 1956—1957, assistant head nurse, 1957. Clinical director Mather School Nursing, 1957—1959. Public health nurse New Orleans Health Department, 1960—1964, assistant supervisor, 1964—1968.

      Aide supervisor Home Health Services Louisiana, Inc. (subsidiary Hillhaven Corporation), New Orleans, 1968—1971, nursing supervisor, 1971—1972, associate director patient care services, 1972—1981, administrator, director patient care services, from 1981. Preceptor Community Health Nursing Section Department Applied Health Sciences, Tulane University School Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1980—1981.

      Regional director National Medical Home Care, New Orleans, from 1983.

    Politics

    Baptists should be faithful ambassadors of reconciliation in their personal relationships and local communities as they demonstrate the power of the Gospel to reconcile all persons in Christ.

    Religion

    The two greatest commandments are to "love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with your entire mind" and to "love your neighbor as yourself.".

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    Christianity is not merely a list or rules of what one can and cannot do, but rather a means to develop a close relationship with God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit.

    Membership

    Member of South Louisiana League Nursing (board directors 1979-1982), National League Nursing, Louisiana Association Home Health Agencies (director 1982-1983, president 1981-1982).

    Connections

    • Married Richard L. Thomas, October 6, 1957. 1 child Deborah.
    • father: Chester Rouse
    • mother: Alma (Smith) Rouse
    • spouse: Richard L. Thomas
    • child: Deborah Thomas
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    Died September 14, 2007
    (aged 72)
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