Mary Alberta Hampton Smith, American physician assistant. Certified Baylor College Medicine, 1977, in CPR and American Council of Learned Societies American Heart Association. Active Girl Scouts United States of America; co-leader Junior Troop; volunteer American Cancer Society; Member of American Association of University Women, California Academy Physician Assistants, American Academy Physician Assistants.
Nursing assistant General Care Convalescent Center, Clarksville, Tennessee, 1971. Substitute teacher Clarksville-Montgomery County School Systems, 1972—1974. Director nursery St. John Missionary Baptist Church, Clarksville, 1972—1974.
Nursing assistant cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit units St. Luke Episcopal Hospital, Houston, 1975. Child care attendant for autistic children First Presbyterian Church, 1976—1977. Emergency room clerk Medical Center Del Oro Hospital, 1977—1981.
Certified physician assistant C. R. Higgins Junior, M.D. and Associates, 1977—1981. With Iowa Veterans Home, Marshalltown, 1982—1985, L'Abri Health Care, Montclair, California, 1986—1987, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Woodland Hills, 1987—1990, Lancaster, since 1990. Member medical team ministry 1st Missionary Baptist Church, Little Rock.
Member board High Desert Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers Program, Palmdale, California. Former resource person Concord Elementary School, Houston Indiana School District, 1979—1981.