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Carol Ann Follingstad

Carol Ann Follingstad, American nurse. Certified lactation consultant. Named Distinguished Alumnae, Swedish Hospital School Nursing, 1991.

Background

  • Follingstad, Carol Ann was born on June 1, 1945 in Oak Park, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Raymond Donald and Iris Eleane (Hofmann) Follingstad.

  • Education

    • Student, University Minnesota, 1970. Student, Los Angeles City College, 1979. Bachelor of Science in Health Science with distinction, University Redlands, 1983.

      Master in Public Health in International Public Health, University of California at Los Angeles, 1993.

    Career

    • Senior staff nurse University of California at Los Angeles Center for the Health Sciences, Westwood Village, Los Angeles, 1970-1971. Labor and delivery staff nurse Queen of Angels Hospital, Los Angeles, 1971-1974. Nursing consultant Trainex Corporation, Garden Grove, California, 1973.

      Cardiac operating room team leader St. Vincent Medical Center, Los Angeles, 1975-1978. Night supervisor Beverly Manor Convalescent Hospital, Burbank, California, 1978. Obstetrics nurse, prenatal educator Memorial Hospital Glendale, since 1978.

      Head nurse, 1979-1981. Physician's representative Medela, Inc., McHenry, Illinois, 1987-1989. Infant development specialist California State University.A., 1984-1989.

      Prenatal educator St. Joseph Medical Center, Burbank, California, 1985-1994. Member international immunization team to Uganda (African Enterprise), 1988, 89, 90, 92. Certified lactation consultant private practice.

    Major achievements

    • Certified lactation consultant.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member American Public Health Association, International Lactation Consultant Association, La Leche League International, National Council International Health, University of California at Los Angeles Lactation Alumni Association, (treasurer), University of California at Los Angeles Lactation Alumni Association Newsletter (editor).

    Personality

    Interests

    Various crafts and needle arts, calligraphy, photography, reading, travel.

    Connections

    • father: Raymond Donald Follingstad
    • mother: Iris Eleane (Hofmann) Follingstad
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    Born June 1, 1945
    (age 72)
    Nationality

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