Paula Peterson Cates, American critical care nurse. Certified family nurse practitioner; certified American Council of Learned Societies. Scholar Veterans of Foreign Wars, 1979, Wayne Prevost Memorial scholar Savage (Montana) Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1979; honors tuition Miles Community College, 1979-1980. Member Texas Nurse Practitioners, American Academy Nurse Practitioners.
- Nurse assistant, Community Memorial Hospital, Sidney, 1978-1982;nurse, Scott and White Memorial Hospital, Temple, Texas, 1983-1986;nurse, Hugley Memorial Hospital, Fort Worth, 1986-1987;nurse Intensive Care Unit-Cardiac Care Unit,, All Saints Hospital-Citiview, Fort Worth, 1987-1993;private practice family nurse practitioner, Fort Worth, since 1993.