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Betty Brigid Leung

Betty Brigid Leung, Chinese, American nursing administrator. Recipient Women's Board award, 1974, Therese Cornell Meehan Nursing Research award, 1990; scholar Nursing, St. James School, 1972-1974. Member of American Association of Critical Care Nurses, American Organization Nurse Executives, National Association Orthopaedics Nursing.

Background

Leung, Betty Brigid was born on October 28, 1949 in Shanghai, China. Arrived in the United States, 1972. Daughter of Chek Sang and Si Iun (Vong) Leung.

Education

Diploma, St. James School Nursing, 1974;Bachelor of science in nursing, Hunter-Bellevue School Nursing, 1985;Master of Science in Nursing, CUNY, 1989.

Career

Nurse Intensive Care Unit, St. James Mercy Hospital, Hornell, New York, 1974-1980;senior staff Intensive Care Unit, New York University Medical Center, New York City, 1980-1981;nurse clinician, New York University Medical Center, New York City, 1981-1985;assistant clinical coordinator, New York University Medical Center, New York City, 1985-1988;clinical coordinator, New York University Medical Center, New York City, 1988-1991;nursing supervisor, New York University Medical Center, New York City, 1991-1997;organ transplant coordinator, New York University Medical Center, New York City, since 1997.

Membership

Member of American Association of Critical Care Nurses, American Organization Nurse Executives, National Association Orthopaedics Nursing.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, travel, collecting coins and stamps.