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Lona Buchanan Dowling

Lona Buchanan Dowling, American nurse. Vice chair precinct Republican Precinct 5, 1998-1999. Member Kansas Public Health Association, Kansas Association Local Health Departments, Business and Professional Women's Club (correspondent secretary 1983), Twin Hills Extension Homemaker Unit Club, Mother's Advancement Protection Club.

Background

  • Dowling, Lona Buchanan was born on February 7, 1950 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Aaron Ernie and Louise Katherine (Willis) Buchanan.

  • Education

    • Diploma in nursing Washington Hospital Center, 1971. Staff nurse Prince George General Hospital, Cheverly, Maryland., 1971-1972, assistant head nurse emergency room, 1972-1974, head nurse, 1974-1975. Assistant head nurse emergency room Doctors Hospital, Lanham, Maryland., 1975-1979.

      Staff nurse Ashland District Hospital, Kansas, 1979-1981. Community health nurse, county school nurse Comanche County, Coldwater, Kansas, 1981-1990. Staff nurse oper. room internship program U. Utah, Salt Lake City, 1990^, assistant nurse manager general surgery, 1991-1994, staff nurse oper. room, 1994^, charge nurse, 1995^.

      Coordinator, instructor Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Course for Nurses, 1991-1992, Advanced Laparoscopic Course, 1993. Organizer 1st SADD chapter in Southwest Kansas, 1984. Educational chairman Comanche County Cancer Society, 1984^.

      Educational co-chairman South Central Coalition for Health Services, Kansas, 1983-1984. CPR instructor American Red Cross, Wichita, Kansas, 1982^. Board directors Iroquois Center Human Development.

    Career

    • Staff nurse Prince George General Hospital, Cheverly, Maryland, 1971-1972, assistant heaed nurse emergency room, 1972-1974, head nurse, 1974-1975. Assistant head nurse emergency room Doctors Hospital, Lanham, 1975-1979. Staff nurse Ashland District Hospital, Kansas, 1979-1981.

      Community health nurse, county school nurse Comanche County, Coldwater, 1981-1990. Staff nurse operating room internship program University Utah, Salt Lake City, since 1990, assistant nurse manager general surgery, 1991-1994, staff nurse operating room, since 1994, charge nurse, 1995-1999, clinical manager for general cv services, since 1999. Coordinator, instructor Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Course for Nurses, 1991-1992, Advanced Laparoscopic Course, 1993.

      Organizer 1st SADD chapter in Southwest Kansas, 1984. Educational chairman Comanche County Cancer Society, since 1984. Educational co-chairman South Central Coalition for Health Services, Kansas, 1983-1984.

      CPR instructor American Red Cross, Wichita, Kansas, since 1982. Board directors Iroquois Center Human Development.

    Membership

    Vice chair precinct Republican Precinct 5, 1998-1999. Member Kansas Public Health Association, Kansas Association Local Health Departments, Business and Professional Women's Club (correspondent secretary 1983), Twin Hills Extension Homemaker Unit Club, Mother's Advancement Protection Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Photography, needlework, horses, entertaining, fishing.

    Connections

    • Married Frankie Lee Dowling, September 18, 1976. Children: David Lee, Allison Lynn.
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    Born February 7, 1950
    (age 67)