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Sharon Mooney Wells

Sharon Mooney Wells, American midwife, educator. Certified Emergency Medical Technician; licensed midwife, Florida; certified teacher, Tennessee, New York.

Background

  • Wells, Sharon Mooney was born on August 15, 1945 in San Angelo, Texas, United States. Daughter of H. Edward and Alice (Heifner) Mooney.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Education, University Tennessee, 1967. Master of Science in Educational Psychology, University Tennessee, 1974. Graduate, North Florida School Midwifery.

    Career

    • Teacher Knox County School System, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1967-1970. Reading specialist Fairfax (Virginia) County School System, 1970-1972, Morristown (Tennessee) Community College, 1973, Santa Fe Community College, Gainesville, Florida, 1981-1982. Graduate assistant University Tennessee, Knoxville, 1974-1975.

      Ambulance dispatcher The Farm, Summertown, Tennessee, 1976-1977. Birth assistant Birth Center Gainesville, Florida, 1983-1986. Genecol. teaching assistant University Florida, Gainesville, 1984-1986.

      Emergency Medical Technician Plenty Ambulance Service, Bronx, New York, 1977-1979. Founder, administrative director North Florida School Midwifery, Gainesville, 1983-1988. Workshop presenter on colds, ear aches, and the fertility lense: a contraceptive revelation.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Emergency Medical Technician. Licensed midwife, Florida. Certified teacher, Tennessee, New York.

    Works

    • Author: Waban's Story, 1990.

    Membership

    Volunteer emergency room North Central Bronx Hospital, 1977-1979. Member Midwifes Alliance North America (co-chairman education committee 1990-1991, workshop presenter 1992), Midwives Alliance New York (founding mother, president 1989-1991, legislation chairman since 1991), Midwifery Education Accreditation Council (founding mother), Carnegie Interorgnl. Work Group on Midwifery Education (certified midwife project coordinator, board directors North America Registry of Midwives.).

    Personality

    Interests

    Vegetable gardening, swimming, writing, dance.

    Connections

    • Children: Rosa May Hannah, Esther Ann Wakanda. 1 foster child, Tyrone T. Ferguson.
    • father: H. Edward Mooney
    • mother: Alice (Heifner) Mooney
    • children: Rosa May Hannah Wells
    • Esther Ann Wakanda Wells
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    Born August 15, 1945
    (age 72)
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