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Barbara Ann Hannah, American nurse, educator. Registered Nurse, Oklahoma; certified Bachelor of Liberal Studies, American Council of Learned Societies, Pouch Attachment Ladder System. Recipient special awards and honors All Heart Volunteer, 1988, Lifetime Achievement award American Heart Association; named Woman of Year, 1998.


Hannah, Barbara Ann was born on September 25, 1943 in Pawnee, Oklahoma, United States. Daughter of Harold Ray and Betty Jean (Newport) Norris.


AS, Rogers State College, Claremore, Oklahoma, 1974. Bachelor of Science in nursing, Tulsa University, 1976. Master of Science, Okla University, 1985.

Doctor of Education, Oklahoma State University, 1998.


Nurse St. Francis Hospital, Tulsa, 1968-1977, education specialist, 1986-1990, clinical manager post-anesthesia care unit, 1991-1996, critical care education coordinator, 1996—2001. Director clinical production Computer Society of India Productions for Medcom Inc., 1977-1986. Assistant administrator nursing Cleveland (Oklahoma) Area Hospital, 1990-1991.

Director education Oklahoma Community Healthcare Alliance, Tulsa, 2001—2003. Member faculty Rogers State University, Claremore, Oklahoma, 2003—2005. Assistant professor nursing Okla University, since 2005.

Consultant St. Anthony Hospital, Oklahoma City, 1985. Member affiliate faculty, chairman emergency cardiac care committee American Heart Association, 1986, member national faculty, since 1990, chairman board Oklahoma affiliate, 1996-1998. Board directors Citizen CPR, 1986-1991, chairman comprehensive monitoring committee, 1990-1991.


Member Food & Refreshment Committee Channel 8 fund raising drive, Tulsa, 1985, 86. Member National Association of Female Executives, Acute Care Nurses Association (seminar director, treasurer Greater Tulsa area chapter), Oklahoma Nurses Association (district 2 committee on professional practice), American Heart Association (vice president program committee since 1990, chairman faculty Bachelor of Liberal Studies task force Woman of Year, Oklahoma affiliate 1993, 97, chairman Oklahoma affiliate 1994, 95-96, Lifetime Achievement award 1998), American Society Post Anesthesia Nurses (1st place poster award National Annual Conference 1993, alternate delegate from Oklahoma 1994), Oklahoma Society Post Anesthesia Nurses (president Tulsa chapter 1993), Oklahoma Perioanesthesia Nurses Association (president 1999-2000), American Society Peri Anesthesia Nurses (Oklahoma delegate to board since 1996, member standards, guidelinse and practice committee 1998-2000, research committee 1999-2000, chairperson continuing education approver center 2000), Sigma Theta Tau.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: biking, hiking, quilting, traveling.


Married Charles Bush Hannah, March 25, 1971. Children: Charles Douglas, Harry William.