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Mary Frances Welch

Mary Frances Welch, American nursing administrator. Registered Nurse; certified advanced nursing administrator. Member of American Association of Colleges of Nursing, American Nurses Association, American Organization Nurse Executives, Oklahoma Nurses Association.

Background

  • Welch, Mary Frances was born on July 13, 1938 in Milwaukee. Daughter of Frank P. and Alberta C. (Carrigan) De Sio.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, Marquette University, 1959. Master of Science in Nursing Administration, Arizona State University, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Administration, Columbia Pacific University, 1987.

    Career

    • Staff, head nurse St. Mary's Hospital, Long Beach, California, 1959-1965. Staff, assistant head nurse St. Michael Hospital, Milwaukee, 1965-1967, St. Francis Hospital, Lynwood, California, 1967-1969. Staff nurse Cedars of Lebanon Hospital, Hollywood, 1969.

      Staff, assistant head nurse Dominguez Valley Hospital, Compton, 1969-1970. From head nurse to assistant director nursing Boswell Memorial Hospital, Sun City, Arizona, 1970-1979. Director nursing services Lea Regional Hospital, Hobbs, New Mexico, 1980-1982, Enid (Oklahoma) Memorial Hospital, 1982-1989.

      Director nursing for ancillary division Lake Charles (Louisiana) Memorial Hospital, since 1989.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse; certified advanced nursing administrator.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member of American Association of Colleges of Nursing, American Nurses Association, American Organization Nurse Executives, Oklahoma Nurses Association.

    Connections

    • Married Gary P. Welch, October 11, 1969. 1 child, Lance E.
    • father: Frank P. Sio
    • mother: Alberta C. (Carrigan) De Sio
    • spouse: Gary P. Welch
    • child: Lance E. Welch
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    Born July 13, 1938
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