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Florence Maria Simmons

Florence Maria Simmons, American nurse, administrator. Registered Nurse; certified critical care nurse, American Council of Learned Societies, advanced burn life support. Named one of Outstanding Young Women American, 1987. Active Young Women’s Christian Association, Charleston, since 1989. Member American Association Critical Care Nurses, American Burn Association, Our Lady of Guadalupe Court 110, Omicron Chi (president since 1988), Chi Eta Phi.

Background

  • Simmons, Florence Maria was born on September 23, 1958 in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. Daughter of Alonzo and Etta Mae (BLake) Simmons.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, Medical University South Carolina, 1980. MSN, Medical University South Carolina, 1990.

    Career

    • Staff nurse Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, 1980-1981, nurse clinician, 1981-1982, assistant head nurse, 1982-1983, chief nurse, 1983-1985, head nurse, 1985-1988, nursing supervisor, 1988-1990. Burn/trauma case manager Medical University South Carolina, since 1990.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse; certified critical care nurse, American Council of Learned Societies, advanced burn life support.

    Works

    • Author: Burn Patient Family Information Book, 1985.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Active Young Women’s Christian Association, Charleston, since 1989. Member American Association Critical Care Nurses, American Burn Association, Our Lady of Guadalupe Court 110, Omicron Chi (president since 1988), Chi Eta Phi.

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel, reading, dance, writing short stories.

    Connections

    • father: Alonzo Simmons
    • mother: Etta Mae (BLake) Simmons
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    Born September 23, 1958
    (age 59)
    Nationality

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