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Ethel Lenora Wood

Ethel Lenora Wood, American nurse. Registered professional nurse, New York, Texas, Georgia, Wisconsin, Missouri. Active United Fund, Houston. Jewish Hospital Nursing Scholar, 1955; fund raiser American Cancer Association, Houston, 1977—1985; Member of American Occupational Health Nurses Association, American Nurses Association, Iota Phi Lambda (president 1974-1975).

Background

  • Wood, Ethel Lenora was born on September 28, 1935 in St. Louis. Daughter of Oscar and Bettie Sue (Johnson) White.

  • Education

    • Student, Minot State Teachers College, North Dakota, 1953—1954. Diploma, Jewish Hospital School Nursing, St. Louis, 1958. Postgraduate, University of California at Los Angeles School Public Health, 1972.

      Bachelor of science in nursing, Marquette University, Milwaukee, 1977.

    Career

    • Staff nurse Veterinary's Hospital, 1958—1959, Fort Gordon Army Hospital, Georgia, 1959—1961. Head nurse St. John's Hospital, St. Louis, 1961—1963, Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, 1962—1963. Ccupl. nurse McDonnell Douglas Corporation, 1963—1964.

      School nurse St. Louis Board Education, 1964—1967, International Business Machines Corporation, Kingston, New York, 1967—1968. Public health nurse, school nurse Milwaukee Department Health, 1968—1970. Nurse consultant Madison, Wisconsin, 1970—1973.

      Staff nurse Veterinary's Hospital, Milwaukee, 1973—1975. Private duty nurse Houston, 1977—1979. Public health nurse City Houston Department Health, 1979—1981.

      Instructor nursing Houston Community College, 1982—1984. School nurse Aldines Indiana School District, Houston, since 1984.

    Major achievements

    • Registered professional nurse, New York, Texas, Georgia, Wisconsin, Missouri.

    Works

    • Author: Dual Roles: Professional and Parenting.

    Membership

    Active United Fund, Houston. Jewish Hospital Nursing Scholar, 1955. Fund raiser American Cancer Association, Houston, 1977—1985.

    Member of American Occupational Health Nurses Association, American Nurses Association, Iota Phi Lambda (president 1974-1975).

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel, cooking, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Eugene William Wood, February 1, 1959. Children: Eugene W. III, Karen, Stephen Oscar.
    • father: Oscar White
    • mother: Bettie Sue (Johnson) White
    • spouse: Eugene William Wood
    • children: Eugene W. III Wood
    • Karen Wood
    • Stephen Oscar Wood
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    Born September 28, 1935
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