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Cherrie Loraine Cowan, American diabetes management center administrator. Registered Nurse in qualified critical care. Recipient Appreciation award, Association Retarded Citizens, 1984.

Background

Cowan, Cherrie Loraine was born on December 12, 1955 in Parkersburg, West Virginia, United States. Daughter of Harry J. and Betty M. (George) Fought.

Education

Associate of Applied Science in Nursing, Parkersburg Community College, 1977. Bachelor of science in nursing West Virginia University, 1987, Master of Science in Nursing Wright State University, 1990. Registered Nurse (qualified critical care).

Staff nurse pediatrics Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital, Parkersburg, 1977-1980, critical care nurse, 1980-1985, director patient advocate services, 1985, patient educator, 1985-1986, diabetes management center coordinator, 1986-1990, trauma critical care nurse instructor, 1990-1992. Consultant diabetes, 1990-1992. Dir diabetes management center, patient education, 1992^.

Chairwoman Christian board education for preschooling, also coordinator pre-school nurseries Bethel Baptist Church, Parkersburg, 1982-1985. Member South Parkersburg Baptist Church. Supporter Association for Retarded Citizens, Parkersburg, since 1984, recipient Appreciation award,1984.

Career

Staff nurse pediatrics Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital, Parkersburg, 1977—1980, critical care nurse, 1980—1985, director patient advisory services, 1985, patient educator, 1985—1986, diabetes management center coordinator, 1986—1990, trauma critical care nurse instructor, 1990—1992, consultant diabetes, 1990—1992, dir diabetes management center, patient education, since 1992.

Membership

Chairwoman Christian Board Education Preschool. Coordinator pre-school nurseries Bethel Baptist Church, Parkersburg, 1982—1985. Supporter Association Retarded Citizens, since 1984.

Member South Parkersburg Baptist. Member of Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, West Virginia Parent-Teachers Association, West Virginia Diabetes Educators (president), Parkersburg Area Diabetes Association (president, board directors), West Virginia Nurses Association, American Nurses Association, American Association Diabetes Educators, American Association Critical Care Nurses, American Diabetes Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, swimming, walking.

Connections

Married Vernon G. Cowan, September 19, 1981. Children: Cassie Lynn, Jason Scott.