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Teruko Smith

Teruko Smith, American physician's assistant. Registered Nurse, Calif; certified physician's assistant. Fellow American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (awards committee 1993-1994), California Academy Physician Assistants, American Academy Physician Assistants.

Background

  • Smith, Teruko was born on January 10, 1936 in Stockton, California, United States. Daughter of Masaru and Shizuyo (Hara) Kuwada.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, College Notre Dame, 1982. Physician's Assistant, Stanford University, 1974.

    Career

    • Staff neonatal nurse O'Connor Hospital, San Jose, 1957-1960. Team leader medical floor nurse Peninsula Hospital, Millbrae, California, 1960-1962. Pediatric supervisor, office nurse Sunnyvale (California) Medical Clinic, 1962-1970.

      Pediatric office nurse Donald Allari, Doctor of Medicine San Jose, 1970-1973. Physician assistant Stanford Coronary Prevention Trial, 1974-1983, Department Psychiatry, Stanford, 1983-1984. Physician assistant, laser specialist Palo Alto (California) Medical Foundation, since 1984.

      Research investigator Collagen Corporation, Palo Alto, since 1989. Consultant Coherent Inc., Palo Alto, since 1991.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Calif. Certified physician's assistant.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Fellow American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (awards committee 1993-1994), California Academy Physician Assistants, American Academy Physician Assistants.

    Personality

    Interests

    Cooking, travel, gardening.

    Connections

    • Married James Nobuhiko Ono (divorced 1970). Children: Michele M., Marla M., Mireya M. Married George Irving Smith, August 2, 1974.
    • father: Masaru Kuwada
    • mother: Shizuyo (Hara) Kuwada
    • spouses: James Nobuhiko Ono
    • George Irving Smith
    • children: Michele M. Smith
    • Marla M. Smith
    • Mireya M. Smith
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