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Betty Joyce Baker Connor

Betty Joyce Baker Connor, American nurse, educator. Registered Nurse Owensboro-Daviess County Hospital, Kentucky. Member of American Association of University Women, Kentucky Constituent League, National League Nursing Kentucky League Nursing, Christian Women's Club.

Background

  • Connor, Betty Joyce Baker was born on May 3, 1937 in Philpot, Kentucky, United States. Daughter of George Henry and Frances Norma (Crutcher) Baker.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, University Evansville, 1973. MSN, University Evansville, 1984. Master of Science, Murray State University, 1977.

      Student, Catherine Spaulding College.

    Career

    • Staff nurse medical surgical unit Jewish Hospital, Louisville, 1959—1960, Cardiac Care Unit, Intensive Care Unit, 1967—1969. Supervisor nursing staff McFarland Hospital, Lebanon, Tennessee, 1960—1961. Instructor School Practical Nursing, McFarland Hospital, 1961—1962.

      Staff nurse Lloyd Noland Hospital, Fairfield, Alabama. Team leader medical-surgical units, 1962—1964. Head nurse department urology Fresno Medical Group, California, 1965.

      Head nurse pediatrics neurology department, 1965—1967. Nurse Intensive Care Unit and Cardiac Care Unit Jewish Hospital, Lov, Kentucky, 1967—1969. Staff public health nurse family planning department Louisville- Jefferson County Health Department, 1969—1971.

      Assistant professor nursing level I University Kentucky Henderson Community College Campus, 1973—1975. Assistant director nursing Our Lady Mercy Hospital, Owensboro, Kentucky, 1975—1976. Instructor Owensboro Vocational School, 1977.

      Assistant professor pathology department public health Palmer College, Davenport, Iowa, 1977—1979. Assistant professor nursing level I Kentucky Wesleyan College, Owensboro, 1980—1984. Director health services Wendell Foster Center, 1986—1988.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse Owensboro-Daviess County Hospital, Kentucky.

    Politics

    Christians should be dedicated to the holy responsibility and privilege of loving people of all races and ethnicities in religious communities.

    Religion

    Jesus Christ is Lord and Savior, and the Bible is the divinely inspired word of God that serves as the final written authority for living out the Christian faith.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    Marriage is a microcosm of our relationship with Jesus Christ. God meant for a marriage to help to understand, to some degree, God’s vast and intricate love for people.

    Membership

    Member of American Association of University Women, Kentucky Constituent League, National League Nursing Kentucky League Nursing, Christian Women's Club.

    Connections

    • Married Johnny Moore Connor, November 23, 1975. Children: Karen, Kimberly, Matthew.
    • father: George Henry Baker
    • mother: Frances Norma (Crutcher) Baker
    • spouse: Johnny Moore Connor
    • children: Karen Connor
    • Kimberly Connor
    • Matthew Connor
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