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Verneda Estella Thomas

Verneda Estella Thomas was perfusionist. Member United States Pan-American high jump team, Mexico, 1955; member United States Olympic volleyball team, Tokyo, 1964. Member American Society Cardiopulmonary Technology, American Board Cardiovascular Perfusion.


  • Thomas, Verneda Estella was born on June 21, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Russel Huston and Verneda (Williams) Thomas.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Graceland College, Lamoni, Iowa, 1973.


    • Cardiovascualr technician Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, 1962. Cardiopulmonary technician Chicago State Tuberculosis Sanitorium, 1962-1966, Loyola University School Medicine, Maywood, Illinois, 1966-1968, physiology technician, 1968-1969. Medical technologist Cook County Hospital, Chicago, 1969-1971.

      Research associate Queen's Medical Center, Honolulu, 1973-1978, intra aortic balloon pump technician, 1973-1995. Perfusionist for private medical practice Honolulu, 1978-1982. Perfusionist Mid Pacific Perfusion, 1982-1988, Psicor, Inc., Honolulu, 1988-1996.

      Retired, 1996

      Referee, United States Volleyball Association, 1978.


    • Contributor articles to medical publications.


    Every Christian should seek to bring industry, government, and society as a whole under the sway of the principles of righteousness, truth, and brotherly love.


    Righteousness is a demand of God. It can be received only through faith in God.

    Denomination: Baptist


    Baptist Churches should organize delegations to different ecumenical conferences throughout the world and actively participate in the global inter-religious dialogues.


    Member American Society Cardiopulmonary Technology, American Board Cardiovascular Perfusion.



    Bodyboarding, camping, board games.


    • father: Russel Huston Thomas
    • mother: Verneda (Williams) Thomas
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