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Janie Ogburn Rowland

Janie Ogburn Rowland, American post-anesthesia nurse, obstetrics nurse. Certified Basic Life Support. Recipient North Carolina Great 100 Nurses award, 1993.


  • Rowland, Janie Ogburn was born on December 8, 1953 in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of William Robert and Geraldine (Moore) Ogburn.

  • Education

    • Associate Degree in Nursing, W.W. Holding Technology School, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1975.


    • Private labor nurse, prenatal educator Ruark Clinic P.A., Raleigh, 1978-1979. Staff nurse labor and delivery Wake Medical Center, 1975-1978, 79-80, staff nurse post-anesthesia care unit, 1980-1985, supervisor labor and delivery, 1985-1986, staff nurse III post-anesthesia care unit, 1986-1992, supervisor post anesthesia care unit, 1992-1995. Supervisor Day Surgery Center, 1995-1999.

      Director surgical services Johnston Memorial Hospital, Smithfield, North Carolina, since 1999.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Basic Life Support.


    • Editor newsletters.


    Christians should commit themselves to pray for personal and national spiritual revival and cultural renewal.

    Party affiliation: Democrat


    No one is less important than another, and no one can be thought of as unnecessary. Every single person is vital to God and to each of us.

    Denomination: Baptist


    Christians with differing approaches should be engaged with each other to discuss how the Bible should be applied to issues in our contemporary world.


    Volunteer United Way, Raleigh, 1989, Jim Hunt for Governor Campaign, Raleigh, 1985, 92. Member Nurses Association of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Society Post Anesthesia Nurses (governmental affairs committee 1990-1991), North Carolina Association Post Anesthesia Nurses (newsletter editor 1989-1991, chair nominations committee 1990-1991, chair membership committee 1991-1992, vice president 1991-1992, president since 1992, liaison 1993, alternate director to American Society Post Anesthesia Nurses since 1994, director research 1998-2000, Post-anesthesia care unit Nurse of Year 1995), Triangle Area Post Anesthesia Nurses (charter member, president 1988), North Carolina Nurses Association, Association OR Nurses (board directors since 1999, chair ways and means committee since 1999, delegate to Area OR Nurses Congress 2000).



    Handicrafts, reading, arrowheading, fishing.


    • Married Reggie Lynn Southerland, November 8, 1981 (deceased December 1985). Married Archie Lee Rowland, October 30, 1987.
    • father: William Robert Ogburn
    • mother: Geraldine (Moore) Ogburn
    • spouses: Reggie Lynn Southerland
    • Archie Lee Rowland
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    Born December 8, 1953
    (age 63)