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Brenda Kay Jeffers, American nurse, administrator. Certified operating room nurse.


Jeffers, Brenda Kay was born on June 9, 1962 in Ottumwa, Iowa, United States. Daughter of Edwin Clair and Mildred Lucille (Davis) Burkhiser.


Bachelor of science in nursing, Iowa Weselyan College, Mount Pleasant, Iowa, 1984. Master of Health Administration, Des Moines University, 2001.


Instructor community health nurse United States Navy, Sigonella, Sicily, 1984-1986. Staff nurse, preceptor Intensive Care Unit and coronary care Ottumwa Regional Health Center, 1986-1989, nursing preceptor, staff nurse operating room, 1989-1993, chairman nursing quality improvement council, 1992-1993. Staff nurse, preceptor operating rooms Lester E. Cox Medical Center, South Springfield, Missouri, 1993-1997.

Service-line clinician Cox Health Systems, 1997-1998. Director surgical services Ottumwa Regional Health Center, since 1998.


Children: Andrew, Matthew.