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Margaret Abdoo Jenkins

Margaret Abdoo Jenkins, American critical care nurse. Registered Nurse, Texas; certified advanced cardiac life support instructor. Recipient special contributions award Amarillo Veterans Administration Medical Center, 1988.


  • Jenkins, Margaret Abdoo was born on July 4, 1953 in Amarillo, Texas, United States. Daughter of Al N. and Jacqueline Ann (Whitehead) Jenkins.

  • Education

    • Associate Degree in Nursing, Amarillo College, 1979. Bachelor of science in nursing, West Texas State University, 1981. MSN, West Texas State University, 1990.


    • Staff nurse Cardiac Care Unit, St. Anthony's Hospital, Amarillo, 1979-1981, education coordinator for special care, 1985-1986. Office nurse, manager Pedro Hernandez-Lattuf, Doctor of Medicine 1981-1984. Head nurse Intensive Care Unit, Veterans Administration Medical Center, 1986-1990, clinical nurse specialist for cardiology, since 1990.

      Rotary International Group Study Exchange Program participant to India, 1995.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Texas. Certified advanced cardiac life support instructor.


    Member American Association of Critical Care Nurses (officer Panhandle chapter 1988-1989, Nurse of Month award 1987), Texas Nurses Association (board directors political action committee 1981-1986), Amarillo College Harrington Scholarship Fund Alumni Association, Sigma Theta Tau (treasurer 1991-1993, scholar 1988).


    • Married Mike Abdoo, August 5, 1978. Children: Robert, Michelle.
    • father: Al N. Jenkins
    • mother: Jacqueline Ann (Whitehead) Jenkins
    • spouse: Mike Abdoo
    • children: Robert Jenkins
    • Michelle Jenkins
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    Born July 4, 1953
    (age 64)