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Barbara Jean Bower

Barbara Jean Bower, American Nurse. Registered Nurse. Stephen minister Christ Church of Oak Brook, Illinois; Member American Association of University Women, American Nurses Association, American Association Critical Care Nurses, American Heart Association, Elmhurst College Alumni Association.

Background

  • Bower, Barbara Jean was born on August 25, 1942 in Akron, Ohio, United States. Daughter of William Howard and Maxine (Goodykoontz) Sturm.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Elmhurst College, 1974;postgraduate, Elmhurst College, since 1987;diploma, Evangelical School Nursing, 1970;Doctor of Philosophy, University of Chicago, 1993.

    Career

    • Supervisor nursing, Medical Centernurse critical care, Loyola University, Maywood, Illinois, 1970-1978;nurse critical care, Medical Staffing Services, Oak Park, Illinois, 1978-1984;president, Heart Care Unlimited, Oakbrook, Illinois, since 1982. One of first independent nurse contractors in Illinois.

    Membership

    Stephen minister Christ Church of Oak Brook, Illinois. Republican election judge, DuPage County. Member American Association of University Women, American Nurses Association, American Association Critical Care Nurses, American Heart Association, Elmhurst College Alumni Association, University Chicago Alumni Association, Oak Brook Executive Breakfast Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Rose gardening, cooking, candymaking.

    Connections

    • Married Howard Bower, August 25, 1961 (deceased 1989). Children: Nancy, Janet. Married Richard Chavez, December 24, 1993.
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    Born August 25, 1942
    (age 75)