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Carol Ann Follingstad, American Nurse. Certified lactation consultant. Named Distinguished Alumnae, Swedish Hospital School Nursing, 1991. Member APHA, International Lactation Cons. Association, La Leche League International, National Council International Health, University of California at Los Angeles Lactation Alumni Association, (treasurer), University of California at Los Angeles Lactation Alumni Association Newsletter (editor).

Background

Follingstad, Carol Ann was born on June 1, 1945 in Oak Park, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Raymond Donald and Iris Eleane (Hofmann) Follingstad.

Education

Student, University Minnesota, 1968-1970;student, Los Angeles City College, 1971-1973, 77-79;Bachelor of Science in Health Science with distinction, U. Redlands, 1983;Master in Public Health in International Public Health, University of California at Los Angeles, 1993.

Career

Senior staff nurse, University of California at Los Angeles Center for the Health Sciences, Westwood Village, Los Angeles, 1970-1971;labor and delivery staff nurse, Queen of Angels Hospital, Los Angeles, 1971-1974;nursing consultant, Trainex Corporation, Garden Grove, California, 1973;cardiac operating room team leader, St. Vincent Medical Center, Los Angeles, 1975-1978;night supervisor, Beverly Manor Convalescent Hospital, Burbank, California, 1978;obstetrics nurse, prenatal educator, Memorial Hospital Glendale, California, since 1978;head nurse, 1979-1981;physician's representative, Medela, Inc., McHenry, Illinois, 1987-1989;infant development specialist, California State University, Los Angeles, 1984-1989. Prenatal educator St. Joseph Medical Center, Burbank, California, 1985-1994. Member international immunization team to Uganda (African Enterprise), 1988, 89, 90, 92.

Certified lactation consultant private practice.

Membership

Member American Public Health Association, International Lactation Consultant Association, La Leche League International, National Council International Health, University of California at Los Angeles Lactation Alumni Association, (treasurer), University of California at Los Angeles Lactation Alumni Association Newsletter (editor).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: various crafts and needle arts, calligraphy, photography, reading, traveling.