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Barbara Massey Woodward Fowler

Barbara Massey Woodward Fowler, American nursing administrator. Certified rape crisis counselor, problem pregnancy counselor, sex education instructor; Registered Nurse Riverside Hospital School Nursing, Newport News, 1965.

Background

  • Fowler, Barbara Massey Woodward was born on February 28, 1944 in Newport News, Virginia, United States. Daughter of Horace Talmadge and Myrtle Virginia (Bland) Massey.

  • Career

    • Coronary care nurse Riverside Hospital, Newport News, 1965—1969, office nurse, 1969—1971, pediatric nurse, 1972—1973, nurse administrator, nursing leadership instructor, 1973—1974. Executive director Peninsula Planned Parenthood, Hampton, Virginia, 1974—1978. Co-owner, manager Footsteps Shoe Store, Hayes, Grafton, since 1978.

      Director nursing Saluda Home, 1982—1984. Instructor geriatric nurses aides Raphahannock Community College.

    Major achievements

    • Certified rape crisis counselor, problem pregnancy counselor, sex education instructor. Registered Nurse Riverside Hospital School Nursing, Newport News, 1965.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Secretary Hayes Stores Tenants Association. Member Heritage Tenants Association. Board directors Peninsula Planned Parenthood, 1979—1980, member expansion and merger committee, budget committee, 1980.

    Consultant director Planned Parenthood Greater Tidewater, 1980. Executive committee Southeast region Planned Parenthood, 1980—1981. Member of National League Nursing.

    Connections

    • Married Robert Toy Fowler, April 2, 1977. Children: Richard Mark Woodward, Karen Jill Woodward, Tamara Lynn 1 stepchild Robert Toy.
    • father: Horace Talmadge Massey
    • mother: Myrtle Virginia (Bland) Massey
    • spouse: Robert Toy Fowler
    • children: Richard Mark Woodward Fowler
    • Karen Jill Woodward Fowler
    • Tamara Lynn 1 stepchild Robert Toy Fowler
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    Born February 28, 1944
    (age 73)
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