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Rebecca Gail Newell

Rebecca Gail Newell, American psychiatric nurse. Certified psychiatric nurse, Registered Nurse Georgia Staff Nurse Charter Behavioral Health Systems, Savannah, 1974. Named Outstanding Young Women of America, 1984, 1985; recipient Merit award, University Georgia, Leadership award, Vocational Industrial Clubs America, 1971.

Background

  • Newell, Rebecca Gail was born on July 4, 1953 in Savannah, Georgia, United States. Daughter of Henry Morgan and Julia (Rogers) Grimes.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts, Armstrong State College, 1973. Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Armstrong State College, 1980. Postgraduate, School Graduate Nursing Medical College Georgia, 1981.

    Career

    • Head nurse Georgia Staff Nurse Charter Behavioral Health Systems, 1974—1975, coordinator, utilization review & staff development, 1975—1980, assistant director, nursing, director, quality assurance & risk management, 1980—1982, director, nursing, 1982—1989, administrator, adult psychiatric services, 1989—1991, nursing administrator, 1991—1993, chief nursing officer & administrator, patient care services, 1993, administrator, clinical services, chief nursing officer, 1993—1995, chief operating officer, 1995. Professional staff exchange consultant. Member, adjunct faculty Council Recruitment & Retention Nurses, 1978—1995, Armstrong College School Nursing, 1982.

    Major achievements

    • Certified psychiatric nurse, Registered Nurse Georgia Staff Nurse Charter Behavioral Health Systems, Savannah, 1974.

    Politics

    Christians should seek to apply their spiritual and moral values to the political process rather than politicize the church.

    Religion

    Once one is saved, that person cannot fall from God’s grace.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    The word of God can be discovered only through the Bible.

    Membership

    Member, advisory council Station WGEC-FM Radio. Member, personnel committee Calvary Baptist Temple. Member of Georgia Hospital Association, Georgia Organization Nurse Executives, American Center Law & Justice, Georgia Right to Life Association, Concerned Women For America, Sigma Theta Tau, Georgia Southern College Honorary Society Nursing, Armstrong State College Honorary Society Nursing.

    Connections

    • Married E. Andrew Newell, June 14, 1980.
    • father: Henry Morgan Grimes
    • mother: Julia (Rogers) Grimes
    • spouse: E. Andrew Newell
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    Born July 4, 1953
    (age 64)
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