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Myra Ann Palmisano

Myra Ann Palmisano, American nurse. Registered Nurse, Louisiana. Named to Great 100 Nurses, New Orleans (Louisiana) District Nurses' Association, 1993.


  • Palmisano, Myra Ann was born on October 21, 1948 in Thibodaux, Louisiana, United States. Daughter of Eddie Peter and Marie Louise (Adams) Toups.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Charity Hospital School Nursing, 1970.


    • Staff nurse respiratory Intensive Care Unit Charity Hospital, New Orleans, 1970-1971, head nurse respiratory Intensive Care Unit, 1971-1972, assistant supervisor medical Intensive Care Unit/coronary care unit, 1972-1974. Head nurse Intensive Care Unit-recovery room St. Claude General, 1974-1975. Staff nurse Intensive Care Unit Lakeside Hospital, Metairie, Louisiana, 1976-1979, staff nurse endoscopy, 1979-1980, acting head nurse Intensive Care Unit, 1980-1981, nurse education instructor, 1981-1982, prenatal instructor, 1982-1984, staff education coordinator, since 1984.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Louisiana.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Active Parent-Teachers Association, St. Lawrence School, Metairie, 1982-1994. Brownie leader Girl Scouts American, New Orleans, 1983-1985. Cub scout leader Boy Scouts American, New Orleans, 1990-1993.

    Member National Nursing Staff Development Organization, American Heart Association, New Orleans Health Education Training Society, Elenian Italian Culture Club.



    Camping, fishing, boating, football, crafts.


    • Married John Joseph Palmisano Junior, December 8, 1973. Children: Lisa Marie, Laura Louise, John Joseph III.
    • father: Eddie Peter Toups
    • mother: Marie Louise (Adams) Toups
    • spouse: John Joseph Palmisano Junior
    • children: Lisa Marie Palmisano
    • Laura Louise Palmisano
    • John Joseph III Palmisano
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    Born October 21, 1948
    (age 69)