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Ella Ernestine Williams

Ella Ernestine Williams, American critical care nurse, school health nurse. Certified school health nurse. Decorated Air Force Commendation medal. Member National Association of Female Executives, American School Health Association, West Virginia School Health Association (president 1988-1989), West Virginia Council School Nurses (secretary since 1989).

Background

  • Williams, Ella Ernestine was born on July 18, 1938 in Cowen, West Virginia, United States. Daughter of Cecil Ray and Vada Lea (Weese) Williams.

  • Education

    • Diploma, St. Mary's School Nursing, Clarksburg, West Virginia, 1959. Bachelor in Psychology, St. Leo College, Florida, 1979. Master of Science in Counseling, Troy State University, Alabama, 1981.

      Bachelor of science in nursing, West Virginia Wesleyan College, 1990.

    Career

    • Commissioned Second lieutenant United States Air Force, 1959, advanced through grades to lieutenant colonel. Director nursing United States Air Force Hospital, Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, 1971-1972. Charge nurse, regional consultant Intensive Care Unit/Cardiac Care Unit Keesler Air Force Base Hospital, Biloxi, Mississippi, 1972-1975.

      Supervisor Intensive Care Unit/Cardiac Care Unit Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, 1975-1979. Retired United States Air Force, 1979. School health nurse Nicholas County Board Education, Summersville, West Virginia, since 1981.

    Major achievements

    • Certified school health nurse.

    Membership

    Member National Association of Female Executives, American School Health Association, West Virginia School Health Association (president 1988-1989), West Virginia Council School Nurses (secretary since 1989).

    Connections

    • father: Cecil Ray Williams
    • mother: Vada Lea (Weese) Williams
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