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Sharon Loraine Summers

Sharon Loraine Summers, American oncology nurse clinician. Named Outstanding Young Women America, Moline Junior Chamber of C., Kansas, 1965.

Background

  • Summers, Sharon Loraine was born on April 15, 1941 in Yates Center, Kansas, United States. Daughter of Henry Edward and Norma Elaine (Koenig) Horsch.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Wichita-St. Joseph School Nursing, Wichita, Kansas, 1962, Bachelor of science in nursing U. Okla, 1988. Director nursing Elk Manor Nursing Home, Moline, Kansas, 1962-1965. Director nursing, co-administrator Retirement Manors American, Topeka, 1965-1968;director nursing John Lynn Town House, Kansas City, Missoury, 1968-1969.

      Staff nurse Veterans Administration Hospital., Kansas City, 1969-1970. Staff nurse Veterans Administration Hospital., Oklahoma City, 1970-1972, head nurse, 1972-1981. Oncology nurse clinician VA Medical Center, Oklahoma City, since 1981.

    Career

    • Director nursing Elk Manor Nursing Home, Moline, Kansas, 1962—1965, John Lynn Town House, Kansas City, Missouri, 1968—1969. Director nursing, co-administrator Retirement Manors America, Topeka, 1965—1968. Staff nurse Virginia Hospital, Kansas City, 1969—1970, Oklahoma City, 1970—1972, head nurse, 1972—1981.

      Oncology nurse clinician Virginia Medical Center, since 1981.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member nursing education committee American Cancer Society.Named Outstanding Young Women American, Moline Junior Chamber of Commerce (Kansas), 1965. Member American Nurses Association (certified medical-surgical 1983), Oklahoma Nurses Association, Oncology Nursing Society (certified oncology), Oklahoma Oncology Nursing Society (vice president 1983-1984, 89-92), Nurses Organisation VA, League of Women Voters, Sigma Theta Tau. Club: Westbury (Yukon, Oklahoma).

    Connections

    • Married Samuel Lloyd Summers, January 21, 1961. Children: Stacie Leigh, Stephen Lynn, Sonja Loy.
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