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Arcola Jeanne Allen, anesthesia education consultant, business exececutive. Recipient Achievement award, Chicago Musical College, 1958.


Allen, Arcola Jeanne was born on May 8, 1939 in Terre Haute, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Monroe and Rosie E. (Bishop) Pickette.


Associate of Arts, San Jose State College, 1960. Bachelor of science in nursing, University California, Berkeley, 1963. Bachelor in Psychology, Colombia College, 1977.

Postgraduate, Wichita Clinic School Anesthesia, 1970—1972. Postgraduate, Wichita State University, 1980. Master in Nursing Administration, Columbia Pacific University, 1981.

Doctoral candidate, Columbia Pacific University, 1982.


Staff nurse surgery O'Connor Hospital, San Jose, California, 1962—1964. Member heart team St. Bernardines Hospital, 1964—1965. Member nursing staff surgical unit St. Bernardette Hospital, Anchorage, 1965—1967, St. Francis Hospital, Wichita, Kansas, 1967—1969.

Head nurse urology section Wichita Clinic, 1970—1979. Director School Anesthesia, 1974—1979. Inservice education staff St. Francis Hospital, Wichita, 1974—1979.

Field underwriter Home Life Insurance, New York City, Wichita, 1980—1982. Owner, Chief Executive Officer Dan'cer'cise Wichita & Jenn-Arc Enterprises, since 1982, anesthesia education consultant, since 1978. Co-developer courses and programs anesthesia Wichita State University.


President Wichita Chapter Jack & Jills America, since 1978. Secretary, treasurer Wind Rows Home Owners Association, since 1980. Member of National Association of Female Executives, American Nurses Association, National Association Life Underwriters, Progressive Women Wichita (Appreciation award 1979), Kansas Association Nurse Anesthetists, American Association Nurse Anesthetists (certified member).


Married Robert Irving Allen, February 19, 1959. Children: Robert Irving, Michael, Brian, John, Mark, Jeffrey.