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Glenda Phillips Hightower

Glenda Phillips Hightower, American nephrology, patient education, and critical care nurse.


  • Hightower, Glenda Phillips was born on October 12, 1944 in Burlington, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Garfield and Magaline (Thompson) Phillips.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, University Iowa, 1979.


    • Editor American Personnel & Guidance Association, Washington, 1968-1971, American Council on Education, Washington, 1971-1972. Managing editor Hemisphere Public Company, 1972-1974. Nurse Veterans Administration Medical Center, Iowa City, 1979-1980, Durham, since 1980.


    Christians acting as the salt of the earth and the light of the world have a responsibility to engage their culture, including participating in the political process.


    Only adults could be baptized and only by total immersion in water.

    Denomination: Baptist


    Language of offensive nature with regard to race, ethnicity ornationality does not indicate the value of each individual and contradicts the teaching of Jesus Christ.


    Volunteer Durham chapter American Cancer Society, 1988-1990, National Kidney Foundation, Durham, 1988-1990, Local Democratic Campaign Center, Durham, 1990-1991. Member American Association Critical Care Nurses, American Nephrology Nurses Association (executive council 1986-1990), North Carolina Nurses Association (peer assistance committee 1986-1991, cabinet on professional and economic development 1989-1991, convention planning committee Durham chapter 1987-1988), Sigma Theta Tau, Chi Eta Phi.



    Sewing, interior designing and building, home repairs, electrical installation, technical writing.


    • Married Eddie James Hightower, August 21, 1964 (divorced January 1970).
    • father: Garfield Phillips
    • mother: Magaline (Thompson) Phillips
    • spouse: Eddie James Hightower
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    Born October 12, 1944
    (age 73)