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Neal Wesley Collins

Neal Wesley Collins, American nurse anesthetist, educator. Registered Nurse nurse anesthetist, 1962. Decorated Army Commendation medal. Member of Reserve Offices Association, Anesthesia Research Society, Texas Association Nurse Anesthetists, American Association Nurse Anesthetists.

Background

  • Collins, Neal Wesley was born on June 15, 1935 in Amarillo, Texas, United States. Son of Charles F. and Helen L. (Krilling) Collins.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Baylor University, 1960. Master of Science in Nursing, University Texas, 1969. Graduate, United States Army School Anesthesia, Brooke General Hospital, 1962.

    Career

    • Director School Anesthesia Nurses, Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, 1970—1973, Erlanger Medical Center, Chattanooga, 1973—1980, Wichita Falls (Texas) General Hospital, since 1981. Vice president Hawaii Association Nurse Anesthetists, 1972. President Tennessee Association Nurse Anesthetists, 1979.

      Member National Council Accreditation Nurse Anesthesia Schools/Programs, 1977—1983. Colonel Nurse Corps United States Army, 1960-1963.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse nurse anesthetist, 1962.

    Politics

    When peaceful alternatives to resolve the conflict failed, the use of force may be the only option to check aggression or genocide.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    By Christ living within, and by the powerful work of the Holy Spirit, people can inadequately yet genuinely love and live in the spirit of God’s commands.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    The distinctive feature of the Baptist Churches is that lay people are involved in decision making.

    Membership

    Member of Reserve Offices Association, Anesthesia Research Society, Texas Association Nurse Anesthetists, American Association Nurse Anesthetists.

    Connections

    • Married Marjorie Dolores Dawson, December 21, 1958. Children: Michelle R., Greggory R., Melanie K.
    • father: Charles F. Collins
    • mother: Helen L. (Krilling) Collins
    • spouse: Marjorie Dolores Dawson
    • children: Michelle R. Collins
    • Greggory R. Collins
    • Melanie K. Collins
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    Born June 15, 1935
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