Desma Reno, American geriatrics nurse. License nursing home administrator; certified gerontological nurse. Recipient Outstanding Community Service award; named one of Outstanding Young Woman of America. Member American Nurses Association, Missouri Nurses Association (president, board directors), National League for Nursing, American College Health Care Administrators, Sigma Theta Tau (chapter president).
Staff nurse, head nurse Poplar Bluff (Missouri) Hospital. Administrative supervisor St. Francis Medical Center, Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Coordinator associate degree nursing program Southeast Missouri State University.
Nursing home administrator Missouri Veterans Home. Clinical nurse specialist gerontology St. Francis Medical Center. Consultant in medical-surgical nursing, geriatric rehabilitation.