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Myra Snyder Tillis

Myra Snyder Tillis, American nursing educator. Registered Nurse, Mississippi, Tennessee; certified family nurse practitioner, family planning nurse practitioner. Recipient Service in Education award, 1984, Excellence in Leadership and Education award, 1988, Favorite Faculty award Memphis State University, 1990. Member American Nurses Association, Black Faculty in Higher Education Association, Sigma Theta Tau.

Background

  • Tillis, Myra Snyder was born on February 17, 1940 in Mississippi, United States. Daughter of Claude Henry and Della (Lucas) Savage.

  • Education

    • Associate Degree in Nursing, Mississippi Valley State College, Itta Bena, Mississippi, 1967. Bachelor of science in nursing, University Tennessee, Memphis, 1973. Master of Science, University Tennessee, Memphis, 1978.

    Career

    • Family planning nurse practitioner Coahoma County Health Department, Clarksdale, Mississippi. Nurse clinician Rape Crisis Center, Memphis. Nurse practitioner Memphis Health Center.

      Assistant professor community health-family nursing Memphis State University.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Mississippi, Tennessee. Certified family nurse practitioner, family planning nurse practitioner.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to nursing. journals.

    Membership

    Member American Nurses Association, Black Faculty in Higher Education Association, Sigma Theta Tau.

    Connections

    • Married Thurmond Snyder (deceased). Children: Lisa, Van, Donna. Married Joseph Tillis (divorced).
    • father: Claude Henry Savage
    • mother: Della (Lucas) Savage
    • spouses: Thurmond Snyder
    • Joseph Tillis
    • children: Lisa Tillis
    • Van Tillis
    • Donna Tillis
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    Born February 17, 1940
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