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Jessie Lee Dickerson

Jessie Lee Dickerson, American community health nurse. Registered Nurse, Alabama; CRRN; certified community health nurse, gerontological nurse. Recipient 6th Annual Secretary's award for excellence in nursing VA, 1990. Member American Nurses Association, American Association Spinal Cord Injury Nurses (chair awards committee 1990-1991), Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Task Force of Alabama (treasurer), Sigma Theta Tau.

Background

  • Dickerson, Jessie Lee was born on February 3, 1940 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. Daughter of Jesse and Hattie (Sanders) Cheeks.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, University Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1979. MSN, University Alabama, 1982. Certified nursing service administration, University Alabama, 1985.

      Certified enterostomal therapist, Emory University, 1992.

    Career

    • Staff nurse St. Michael's Hospital, Milwaukee, 1979. Rehabilitation specialist Spain Rehabilitation Center, Birmingham, 1979-1982. Clinical nurse specialist hospital based home care Veterans Administration Medical Center, 1982-1985, spinal cord injury, clinical nurse specialist, since 1985, risk manager, since 1992.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Alabama. CRRN; certified community health nurse, gerontological nurse.

    Membership

    Member American Nurses Association, American Association Spinal Cord Injury Nurses (chair awards committee 1990-1991), Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Task Force of Alabama (treasurer), Sigma Theta Tau.

    Connections

    • Married William H. Dickerson, November 22, 1958 (deceased). Children: Tena Marie, Delta Renee, Erika Dionne.
    • father: Jesse Cheeks
    • mother: Hattie (Sanders) Cheeks
    • spouse: William H. Dickerson
    • children: Tena Marie Dickerson
    • Delta Renee Dickerson
    • Erika Dionne Dickerson
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    Born February 3, 1940
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