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Virginia Margaret Wood

Virginia Margaret Wood, American nurse. Recipient Supervisor of Year award, United States Public Health Service Indian Health Service, 1983, Director's award, 1992. Member of Arizona Nursing Service Administrators (nominating committee member 1983-1984), Arizona Society, National League Nursing, American Nurses Association, Pi Lambda Theta, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

  • Wood, Virginia Margaret was born on January 1, 1936 in New York City.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Capital City School Nursing, 1957. Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University Nevada, 1970. Master of Education in Allied Health, University Florida, 1979.

      Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Administration, Columbia Pacific University, 1983.

    Career

    • Staff nurse District of Columbia General Hospital, Washington, 1957—1958, United States Public Health Service Indian Health Service, Whiteriver and Phoenix, Arizona, 1958—1961, United States Air Force, Nellis Air Force Base, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1961—1963. Staff nurse, supervisor Veterans Administration Hospital, Phoenix, 1970—1972. Nurse instructor Veterans Administration Hospital, Columbia, Missouri and Gainesville, Florida, 1972—1979.

      Nurse educator United States Public Health Service Indian Health Service, Whiteriver, 1979—1980. Director nurses San Carlos, Arizona, 1980—1989. Area nurse consultant, quality assurance, 1989—1991.

      Instructor Mediterranean Shipping Company, Phoenix, 1991—1992. Community health nurse Phoenix, since 1992. Nurse consultant, since 1992.

      Served to captain United States Air Force, 1963-1968, major United States Army, 1975-1979, major United States Army, since 1991.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member of Arizona Nursing Service Administrators (nominating committee member 1983-1984), Arizona Society, National League Nursing, American Nurses Association, Pi Lambda Theta, Phi Kappa Phi.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, sewing, walking.

    Connections

    • Daughter of Ivan Smyrna and Louise Catherine (Straub) Wood. Adopted children: Margaret Theresa, Christine Louise.
    • father: Ivan Smyrna Wood
    • mother: Louise Catherine (Straub) Wood
    • children: Margaret Theresa Wood
    • Christine Louise Wood
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    Born January 1, 1936
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