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Phyllis Mae Smith

Phyllis Mae Smith, American healthcare consultant, educator. Member National Association of Female Executives, International Association Hospital Central Service Management (director education 1973-1988, chairman technician education and affairs committee 1978-1988, John Perkins award 1977, Cheshire award 1977, Lifetime Achievement award 2003), Association for Advancement Medical Instrumentation.

Background

  • Smith, Phyllis Mae was born on May 2, 1935 in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, United States. Daughter of Elmer Lee Smith and Kathryn Alice (Newell) Wilson.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Lutheran Bible Institute, Seattle, 1956. Diploma, Emanuel Hospital School Nursing, Portland, Oregon, 1959. Diploma, College San Mateo, California, 1971.

    Career

    • Staff nurse in surgery Emanuel Hospital, Portland, 1962-1963. Head nurse central service Sacred Heart Hospital, Eugene, Oregon, 1964-1969. Director central services Peninsula Hospital, Burlingame, California, 1969-1974.

      President Phyllis Smith Associates, Inc., Lewiston, Idaho, 1975-1988. Senior technical advisor, director educational programs Parkside Material Management Services, Park Ridge, Illinois, 1988-1990. Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome coordinator Asotin County Health District, 1989-2000.

      Lecturer, consultant in field in over 14 countries.

    Membership

    Member National Association of Female Executives, International Association Hospital Central Service Management (director education 1973-1988, chairman technician education and affairs committee 1978-1988, John Perkins award 1977, Cheshire award 1977, Lifetime Achievement award 2003), Association for Advancement Medical Instrumentation.

    Personality

    Interests

    Fishing, walking, photography, chess, reading.

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