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Barbara Lee Dean Manley

Barbara Lee Dean Manley, American occupational health nurse, hospital administrator, safety and health consultant. Certified occupational health nurse specialist. Named LCM Professional of Year, Academy Loss Control Management, 1995; recipient Navy's Meritorious Civilian Service medal, 1989, Women of Excellence award, Long Beach Press-Telegram Newspaper Guild, 1990.


  • Manley, Barbara Lee Dean was born on November 5, 1946 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Robert L. Dean and Mary L. (Jenkins) Dean Smallwood.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, St. Mary-of-the-Woods, Terre Haute, Indiana, 1973. Master of Arts, Central Michigan University, 1981.


    • Industrial nurse Ford Motor Company, Indianapolis, 1973—1980. Employee health nurse Starplex, Inc., Washington, 1981—1984, Doctor's Hospital, Lanham, Maryland, 1984—1985. Regional occupational health nurse coordinator Naval Hospital, Long Beach, California, 1985—1988.

      Project manager East Coast Health Care Network, Inc., San Francisco, 1980—1984. Occupational health nurse consultant Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, 1980—1984. Occupational health and safety consultant, manager FPE Group, Torrence, California, 1988—1991.

      Safety and loss control manager Association California Hospital district, Sacramento, 1991—1993, vice president loss control services, 1993—1996. Executive director Quantum Institute, since 1996. Part-time lecturer Compton College, California, 1986.

    Major achievements

    • Certified occupational health nurse specialist.


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Volunteer American Red Cross, Fort Lewis, Washington, 1974—1976, Fort Harrison, Indiana, 1978—1980. Counselor Crisis Hot-Line, Laurel, Maryland, 1981—1983, Laurel Boy's and Girls Club, 1981—1984. Fellow: Academy Ambulatory Nursing Administrators (Honor plaque 1981).

    Member: Center Michigan University Alumni Association (secretary 1985-1988, 1985-1988), Federal Safety and Health Council, Association Occupational Healthcare Professionals 1986-1988, (conference chairperson 1988, named Outstanding Nurse of Year 1987), American Association Occupational Health Nurses, National Safety Management Society (2nd vice president 1992-1996, 1st vice president since 1996), American Nurses Association, Association Executive Females, SCVAOHN (chair government affairs since 1994), Chi Eta Phi (regional board directors 1978-1981, 1978-1981).



    Reading, crocheting, travel, music.


    • father: Robert L. Dean Smallwood
    • mother: Mary L. (Jenkins) Dean Smallwood
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    Born November 5, 1946
    (age 71)