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Barbara Gail Bell, American nurse. Certified psychiatric and mental health nurse. Member National Nurses Society on Addictions.


Bell, Barbara Gail was born on February 6, 1938 in Sheridan. Daughter of James and Rachel Ella (Sanders) Bell.


Bachelor of science in nursing, Montana State College, 1960. Postgraduate, West Valley College, Saratoga, California, 1977. Master of Arts in Counseling, Santa Clara University, 1991.


Staff nurse psychiatry, Montana Deaconess Hospital, Great Falls, 1960-1962;staff nurse medicine, Billings (Montana) Deaconess Hospital, 1962-1963;staff nurse psychiatry, Santa Clara County Hospital, San Jose, California, 1963-1965;psychiatric nurse, Deodor House, San Jose, California, 1965-1968;staff nurse, director nurses, Conlee Convalescent Hospital, San Jose, California, 1968-1970;director nurses, Statewide Convalescent Hospital, 1970-1972;staff nurse, director nurses, Hillhaven Convalescent Hospital, Mountain View, California, 1972-1974;director nurses, Los Altos Sanitarium, Palo Alto, California, 1975-1979;staff nurse, head nurse, nurse case manager, Veterans Administration Hospital., Palo Alto, since 1979. Self-employed educator, San Jose, California, 1974-1975. Delegate Citizen Ambassador program Substance Abuse Delegation to Spain and Portugal, 1991.


Member National Nurses Society on Addictions.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sketching, hiking, photography.