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Kay Bryant Allen

Kay Bryant Allen, American nursing administrator, director. Member American Nurses Association, Louisiana State Nurses Association, Monroe Shreveport District Nurses Association (board directors), American Organization of Nurse Executives, Louisiana Organization Nurse Executives (president 1982-1983), Sigma Theta Tau.

Background

  • Allen, Kay Bryant was born on April 26, 1938 in Baton Rouge. Daughter of Robert Allen and Iva Lodi (Tucker) Bryant.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Northwestern State University, 1960.

    Career

    • Staff nurse pediatrics Schmpert Medical Center, Shreveport, Louisiana, 1960-1962. Head nurse emergency Glenwood Hospital, West Monroe, 1962. Office nurse Monroe, 1963-1965, 1965-1969.

      School nurse Monroe City Schools, 1970-1974. Instructor nursing Northeast Louisiana University, Monroe, 1975-1978. Director nursing Electronic Arts Conway Hospital, 1978-1989.

      Administrative director Schumpert Medical Center, Shreveport, 1989-1995. Administrator Dubuis Hospital for Extended Care, since 1995. Supervisor part-time Glenwood Hospital, West Monroe, 1970-1976.

    Politics

    God seeks to transform relationship with and between people. If politics is about how we choose to live together and to treat one another, there is surely a place for discerning the activity of God in politics.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    God offers a loving relationship. The Covenant is not a contract in which God and human beings agree to provide particular goods and services for each other. God has freely and graciously already made it possible.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Church members should meet regularly in order to be accountable to each other about how each person was living the Christian life.

    Membership

    Member American Nurses Association, Louisiana State Nurses Association, Monroe Shreveport District Nurses Association (board directors), American Organization of Nurse Executives, Louisiana Organization Nurse Executives (president 1982-1983), Sigma Theta Tau. Clubs: Philanthropic and Educational Organization Sisterhood (Monroe) (president 1975-1976). Lodges: Sertoma (international board directors 1973-1974).

    Personality

    Interests

    Sports.

    Connections

    • Married Charles C. Allen, June 25, 1960. Children: Mark Lane, Byron Randall.
    • father: Robert Allen Bryant
    • mother: Iva Lodi (Tucker) Bryant
    • spouse: Charles C. Allen
    • children: Mark Lane Allen
    • Byron Randall Allen
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    Born April 26, 1938
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