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Edna Green-Perry

Edna Green-Perry, mental health and substance abuse nurse. Registered Nurse, certified chemical dependency nurse, adolescent specialist in substance abuse, apprentice counselor. Named Humanitarian of Year, Philadelphia Baptist Church, Oxford, 1985; recipient Woman of Year award, Young Women’s Christian Association, 1983, Clayton K. Stroup award for work in substance abuse, 1989, others.

Background

  • Green-Perry, Edna was born on February 6, 1940 in Oxford, Mississippi, United States. Daughter of Joe and Lucielle (Cook) Pegues.

  • Education

    • Associate Degree in Nursing, Mott Community College, Flint, Michigan, 1972.

    Career

    • Staff nurse Hurley Medical Center, Flint, head nurse in substance abuse, nurse practitioner.

    Politics

    Capital punishment be administered only when the pursuit of truth and justice result in clear and overwhelming evidence of guilt.

    Religion

    The sole basis for faith is the Bible and it is infallible.

    Views

    Christians should promote healthy marriages, raising loving children, and in getting along with everyone around them—including their enemies.

    Membership

    Member Association Substance Abuse Professionals (chapter board directors), Michigan Black Nurses Association (legislation and other committees, newsletter editor, correspondent secretary), Mental Health Resource Nurses Organization, National Consortium on Chemical Dependency Nurses, National Black Nurses Association, Pacers.

    Connections

    • Married Melvin Perry, November 23, 1985. Children: Yasmin, Theo and Dorian Green.
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    Born February 6, 1940