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Arline Marie Mayer Cowell

Arline Marie Mayer Cowell, American geriatrics nurse. Registered Nurse, California. Member California Legislature Blue Ribbon Committee to Study Nursing Home Care in California; Member New York State Nurses Association (member general duty nurses, legislation committee, delegate to American Medical Association convention), California Nurses' Association (active).

Background

  • Cowell, Arline Marie Mayer was born on December 13, 1942 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Walter F. Holland and Mary (Antioco) Mayer.

  • Education

    • Associate of Applied Science, Queens College, 1963. Bachelor of science in nursing, California State University, 1978. Master of Science in Health Education, San Francisco State University, 1988.

    Career

    • Staff nurse adolescent, adult unit New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York City, 1963. Assistant charge nurse labor, delivery, recovery rooms Howard Park (New York ) General Hospital, 1964-1965. Assistant charge nures in medicine, labor and delivery Hillcrest General Hospital, Flushing, New York, 1965-1966.

      Assistant charge nurse, acute psychiatric unit Mercy Hospital, Long Island, 1967-1968. Private duty nurse acute medical/surgical, psychiatry Alameta County Nurses Registry, Oakland, California, 1970-1972. Charge nurse detoxification unit Fairmont Hospital, San Leandro, 1972-1973.

      Nurse post-partum unit Alta Bates Hospital, Berkeley, 1974-1976. Member staff Essex Convalescent Hospital, Oakland, 1978. Director nurses Charlene Convalescent Hospital, Castro Valley, California, 1979-1980.

      Supervisor nurses Claremont Convalescent Hospital, Berkeley, 1980-1981. Consultant.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, California.

    Works

    • Contributing author: Elder Abuse Practice and Policy, 1989. Contributor to film Twilight of Indifference: Aging in America, 1989.

    Membership

    Member California Legislature Blue Ribbon Committee to Study Nursing Home Care in California. Member New York State Nurses Association (member general duty nurses, legislation committee, delegate to American Medical Association convention), California Nurses' Association (active).

    Connections

    • Married Paul Anthony Cowell, June 16, 1962. Children: Celeste Cowell GurulĂ©, Lawrence.
    • father: Walter F. Holland Mayer
    • mother: Mary (Antioco) Mayer
    • spouse: Paul Anthony Cowell
    • children: Celeste Cowell GurulĂ© Cowell
    • Lawrence Cowell
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    Born December 13, 1942
    (age 74)
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