Barbara Ann Pettigrew Welcher, American nursing administrator. Registered Nurse, South Carolina. Member United States Army Reserve, American Nurses Association (certified psychiatric nurse), Georgia Nurses Association (chair psychiatric and mental health council, chair of cabinet on nursing practice 1999), Chi Eta Phi Sorority Inc., Sigma Theta Tau International.
Staff and charge nurse McLeod Regional Medical Center, 1970-1991. Staff nurse Faith Health Care Facility, Florence, 1983-1984. School nurse Timmonsville (South Carolina) High School, 1983-1984.
Clinical instructor Florence Darlington Technology, 1989-1990. Senior staff nurse Medical University South Carolina, 1991-1992. From nurse manager to telephonic staff nurse Veterans Administration Medical Center, Augusta, Georgia, 1992—2005, telephonic staff nurse, since 2005.