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Joyce Green Sells

Joyce Green Sells, American medical products company executive, nurse. Certified in respiratory therapy University Alabama, 1974; Registered Nurse North Carolina. Co-recipient Salesperson of Year, Carrington Laboratories, 1989; recipient Poet of Merit award, American Poetry Association, 1989.

Background

  • Sells, Joyce Green was born on January 7, 1946 in Pensacola, Florida, United States. Daughter of Elbert Paul Green and Ellen (Chandler) Green Shryock.

  • Education

    • Intermittent student, Jefferson State Junior College, 1965—1973. Intermittent student, North Carolina State University, 1978—1984. AS in Nursing, Wake Technology Junior College, 1981.

    Career

    • Respiratory therapy technician South Highlands Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama, 1974—1976, Rex Hospital, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1976—1979. Nurse, respiratory therapy technician Wake Medical Center, 1980—1982, Duke University Medical Center Hospital, Durham, 1982—1989, Think Medical, Inc., 1986—1989, president, since 1989. With Alabama Army National Guard, 1974-1976.

    Major achievements

    • Certified in respiratory therapy University Alabama, 1974. Registered Nurse North Carolina.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Active Raleigh chapter National Organization of Women, since 1976, chairperson membership, 1978—1979. Member of New York Poetry Society Anthology, American Poetry Association Anthology, North Carolina Association Respiratory Therapy, American Association Respiratory Therapy, North Carolina Nurses Association, American Nurses Association.

    Connections

    • Married James Jerry Smothers, August 12, 1961 (divorced 1972). Children: Sherry, Leigh, Kimberly, James. Married Haskell Lee Sells, February 7, 1976.
    • father: Elbert Paul Green Shryock
    • mother: Ellen (Chandler) Green Shryock
    • spouses: James Jerry Smothers
    • Haskell Lee Sells
    • children: Sherry Sells
    • Leigh Sells
    • Kimberly Sells
    • James Sells
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    Born January 7, 1946
    (age 71)
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