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Donna Sue Nussman

Donna Sue Nussman, American nurse, administrator. Registered Nurse, North Carolina. L.P. Whitehead scholar University North Carolina, 1979, American Medical Association scholar, 1979.


  • Nussman, Donna Sue was born on September 14, 1957 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. Daughter of Vernon Slade Junior and Norma Sue (Kesterson) Bumgarner.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, University North Carolina, 1979. MSN, University North Carolina, 1990. Doctor of Philosophy, University South Carolina, 1993.


    • Nurse extern Charlotte (North Carolina) Orthopaedic Hospital, 1975-1979. Private scrub nurse Miller Orthopaedic Clinic, Charlotte, 1979-1984, research analyst, since 1984. Director operating room University Memorial Hospital, 1985-1988.

      Orthopaedic clinical coordinator Charlotte Memorial Hospital, 1988-1990. Orthopaedic clinical nurse specialist Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1988-1993. Director Carolinas Orthopaedic Institute, since 1993.

      Medical illustrator Public Broadcasting Service television, Charlotte, since 1990.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, North Carolina.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Executive committee Providence United Methodist Church, Charlotte, since 1984. Member Association Operating Room Nurses (executive committee since 1979), American Heart Association (instructor since 1976, advanced cardiac life support provider since 1980), American Nurses Association, National Council Nurses, National Association of Female Executives, National Teachers Association, National Dance Council American, Ski Bees, Sigma Theta Tau (executive committee since 1979, president 1980), Phi Kappa Phi.



    Ice skating, dance, competing, teaching.


    • father: Vernon Slade Bumgarner Junior
    • mother: Norma Sue (Kesterson) Bumgarner
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    Born September 14, 1957
    (age 60)