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Joanne D. Oliver

Joanne D. Oliver, American healthcare executive. Named to Notable Woman of Texas, Hospital Corporation of America.


  • Oliver, Joanne D. was born on July 12, 1940 in Lansdowne, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Ralph Gordon and Grace (Gallup) Duff.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, University Texas, 1962. Postgraduate, California Coast University, Santa Ana.


    • Assistant director operating rooms St. Lukes Episcopal and Texas Children's Hospitals, Houston, operating room in-service coordinator, head nurse cardiovascular operating rooms, staff nurse operating rooms. Director operating rooms, recovery rooms and outpatient surgery Diagnostic Center Hospital, Houston. Independent practice, owner/president Surgical Enterprises.

      Southern regional manager, nurse consultant Home Box Office & Company Serving Software Group.


    Member American Nurses Association, National Association of Female Executives, Association Operating Room Nurses, Texas Council Operating Room Nurses, Association Operating Room Nurses of Greater Houston, Association Houston Area Nursing Service Administrators, Nurse Consultant Association, National Association Women Business Owners, Federation Houston Professional Women (Woman of Excellence 1991).


    • Married James Richard Oliver, November 24, 1962. 1 child, Donna Rene.
    • father: Ralph Gordon Duff
    • mother: Grace (Gallup) Duff
    • spouse: James Richard Oliver
    • child: Donna Rene Oliver
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