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Ann Taylor McKennis

Ann Taylor McKennis, American peri-operative nurse. Registered Nurse, Texas; licensed in Great Britain, Scotland and Wales. Recipient Outstanding Women's Special Achievement award Young Men’s Christian Association, 1991, 1st place award essay contest Texas Medical Center, 1992.

Background

McKennis, Ann Taylor was born on August 30, 1940 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Thomas B. and Amy (Beatty) Summers.

Education

Diploma, Harper Hospital School Nursing, Detroit, 1961.

Career

Staff nurse, charge nurse surgical unit, Harper Hospital, 1961-1962;staff nurse, charge nurse cardiac and general surgery, Veterans Administration Hospital., Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1962-1966;charge nurse operating room otorhinolaryngology unit, Veterans Administration Hospital., Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1967-1970;staff nurse plastic-reconstructive surgery operating room, Royal Sheffield (England) Hospital, 1966-1967;staff nurse operating room, St. Davids Hospital and Seton Hospital, Austin, Texas, 1970-1974;staff nurse operating room, All Saints Hospital, Fort Worth, 1975-1976;staff nurse student health center, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, 1977-1984;operating room charge nurse otorhinolaryngology service, Stillwater Medical Center, 1980-1984;staff nurse/otorhinolaryngology-hand operating rooms, Methodist Hospital, Houston, since 1985.

Membership

Past president, vice president, secretary Oklahoma Nurses Association. Member American Nurses Association, American Association History of Nursing, Texas Nurses Association (Outstanding Nurse award in clinical practice district 9, 1993), Society Otorhinolaryngology and Head-Neck Nurses (certified national legislation committee 1988-1990, chapter coordinator committee 1987-1990, secretary Greater Houston chapter 1985-1987, president 1987-1989, Honor Award Society 1993), Association Operating Room Nurses (certified, board directors Northern Harris-Montgomery County chapter 1987-1990, chairman legislation committee 1987-1988, research committee 1987-1988, 89-90, vice president 1990-1992, president-elect 1992-1993, president 1993-1994), Harper Hospital Alumni Association.

Connections

Married Jeffrey Sanborn McKennis, December 18, 1968. Children: Amy Deane, Melissa Joy.