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Barbara Lynn Cotton

Barbara Lynn Cotton, American Correctional health systems management consultant. Captain United States Army Nurse Corps, 1966-1970. Member American Jail Association, American Correctional Association (delegate assembly 1989-1991), American Correctional Health Superior vena cava syndrome Association (board directors 1981-1993, vice president 1985-1987,president 1989-1991, Distinguished Svc. award 1994).

Background

Cotton, Barbara Lynn was born on April 17, 1945 in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. Daughter of Ivan and Dorothy Rose (Manvil) Remely.

Education

Associate Degree in Nursing, Montana State University, 1966. Bachelor of science in nursing, Montana State University, 1967. Master of Health Services Administration, St. Marys College of California, 1986.

Career

Instructor, Bishop Clarkson School Nursing, Omaha, 1971-1974;discharge planning consultant, Visiting Nurse Association, Modesto, California, 1974-1976;special projects officer, Stanislaus County Medical Society, Modesto, 1976-1979;manager correctional programs, California Medical Association, San Francisco, 1979-1985;principal, Norman & Cotton Associations, Lafayette, California, 1985-1989;president, owner, The Cotton Group, Lafayette, since 1989. Consultant California Medical Association, San Francisco, since 1985.

Membership

Captain United States Army Nurse Corps, 1966-1970. Member American Jail Association, American Correctional Association (delegate assembly 1989-1991), American Correctional Health Superior vena cava syndrome Association (board directors 1981-1993, vice president 1985-1987,president 1989-1991, Distinguished Svc. award 1994).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, skiing, gardening, music, reading.

Connections

Married Robert Lee Cotton, June 21, 1971 (divorced October 1979).