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Cherrie Loraine Cowan

Cherrie Loraine Cowan, American diabetes management center administrator. Registered Nurse in qualified critical care. Recipient Appreciation award, Association Retarded Citizens, 1984.

Background

  • Cowan, Cherrie Loraine was born on December 12, 1955 in Parkersburg, West Virginia, United States. Daughter of Harry J. and Betty M. (George) Fought.

  • Education

    • Associate of Applied Science in Nursing, Parkersburg Community College, 1977. Bachelor of science in nursing, West Virginia University, 1987. Master of Science in Nursing, Wright State University, 1990.

    Career

    • Staff nurse pediatrics Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital, Parkersburg, 1977—1980, critical care nurse, 1980—1985, director patient advisory services, 1985, patient educator, 1985—1986, diabetes management center coordinator, 1986—1990, trauma critical care nurse instructor, 1990—1992, consultant diabetes, 1990—1992, dir diabetes management center, patient education, since 1992.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse in qualified critical care.

    Membership

    Chairwoman Christian Board Education Preschool. Coordinator pre-school nurseries Bethel Baptist Church, Parkersburg, 1982—1985. Supporter Association Retarded Citizens, since 1984.

    Member South Parkersburg Baptist. Member of Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, West Virginia Parent-Teachers Association, West Virginia Diabetes Educators (president), Parkersburg Area Diabetes Association (president, board directors), West Virginia Nurses Association, American Nurses Association, American Association Diabetes Educators, American Association Critical Care Nurses, American Diabetes Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, swimming, walking.

    Connections

    • Married Vernon G. Cowan, September 19, 1981. Children: Cassie Lynn, Jason Scott.
    • father: Harry J. Fought
    • mother: Betty M. (George) Fought
    • spouse: Vernon G. Cowan
    • children: Cassie Lynn Cowan
    • Jason Scott Cowan
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    Born December 12, 1955
    (age 61)
    Nationality

    Award