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Ruth Ann Meddows Melton

Ruth Ann Meddows Melton, American community health nurse, nursing administrator. Registered Nurse, Illinois.

Background

  • Melton, Ruth Ann Meddows was born on June 26, 1940 in Caseyville Township, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Leavern Edward and Flora Elizabeth Meddows.

  • Education

    • AD, Belleville Area College, 1960. Diploma, Belleville Area College, 1961. Postgraduate, Southern Illinois University, 1972.

      Bachelor, Eastern Illinois University, 1978.

    Career

    • Staff nurse St. Joseph's Hospital, Highland, Illinois, 1961-1965, head nurse, 1965-1967, day supervisor, 1967-1972. Staff nurse Bond County Health Department, Greenville, Illinois, 1972-1973, director nurses, 1973-1975. Administrator Home Health Services, Inc., Highland, 1975-1978, director, since 1978.

      Advisory board St. Mary's Hospital. Consultant Hillview Manor Nursing Home.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Illinois.

    Membership

    Board directors Bond County Health Department. Member American Nurses Association, Illinois Home Care Council (secretary, past president, vice president, treasurer, chair membership section, member executive search committee), Illinois Nurses Association (member family and community health steering committee, delegate), District 10 Illinois Nurses Association (member various committees), Illinois Hospital Association (hospice and home health committee), IPHA, Local Health Department Nursing Service Administrators, National Association Home Care, Bond County Hospice, Southern Illinois Hospice, Belleville Diocesian Women, St. Joseph's Hospital Auxiliary, St. Frances Hospital Auxiliary.

    Connections

    • father: Leavern Edward
    • mother: Flora Elizabeth Meddows
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    Born June 26, 1940
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