Party affiliation: Democrat
Penny Nicholson Welty, American critical care nurse. Registered Nurse, North Carolina; certified American Council of Learned Societies instructor, Bachelor of Liberal Studies instructor. Member American Association of Critical Care Nurses (Critical Care Registered Nurse, president-elect Greensboro chapter 1991-1992, president Greensboro chapter 1992-1993), Sigma Theta Tau.
- Staff nurse North Carolina Memorial Hospital, Chapel Hill, 1984-1987, 88-90, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, 1987-1988. Clinical nurse specialist Moses Cone Hospital, Greensboro, 1990-1992. Clinical nurse specialist department neurology Bowman Gray School Medicine, Winston-Salem, 1992-1993.