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Cheryl Ann Leon

Cheryl Ann Leon, American Nurse ( hlth: hlth. service)nurse.

Background

Leon, Cheryl Ann was born on February 16, 1950 in Woodward, Oklahoma, United States. Daughter of Edwin and Stella Verna (Knight) Watson.

Education

Bachelor of science in nursing, U. Oklahoma, 1974. Master of Science, 1987. Team leader adult psychiatry Baptist Medical Center, OklahomaCity, 1974-1978.

Charge nurse acute psychiatric unit Oklahoma Children's Memorial Hospital, Oklahoma City, 1978-1981, head nurse, 1981-1990, career devel.specialist, 1990^. Assistant clinical professor, member recruitment committee U. Oklahoma, 1989^.

Career

Team leader adult psychiatry Baptist Medical Center, Oklahoma City, 1974—1978. Charge nurse acute psychiatric unit Oklahoma Childrens Memorial Hospital, Oklahoma City, 1978—1981, head nurse, 1981—1990, career development specialist, since 1990. Assistant clinical professor, member recruitment committee University Oklahoma, since 1989.

Member Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Parents Group National Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Foundation, Oklahoma City, since 1979. Coordinator for series World Wide Marriage Encounter, Oklahoma City, since 1981. Secretary Sacred Heart Catholic PTO, 1990—1992.

Secretary board directors Oklahoma City Youth Symphony.

Membership

Member Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Parents Group National Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Foundation, Oklahoma City, 1979^. Member ANA (certified psychiatric and mental health nurse), Orthopsychiat. Association, Oklahoma U. College Nursing Adolescent Weight Control Group (board directors), U. Oklahoma Alumni Association (secretary 1987-1988, chairperson 1988-1989, presenter), State of Oklahoma Teaching Hosps.

Nursing Research Forum Board (secretary 1983-1984, chairman 1989-1990), Midwest Nursing Research Society. Clubs: Corpus Christi Parent Teacher (chairman. Membership committee), Corpus Christi School Band Boosters (treasurer since 1982).

Connections

Married John Richard Leon, March 16, 1974. Children: Ashley Ann, Joseph Andrew, Magdalena Marie, John Daniel.