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Dawn Gay Merker Edit Profile

Dawn Gay Merker, American Nurse ( hlth: hlth. service)nurse. Member American Organisation Nurse Executives, Texas Nurses' Association.

Background

Merker, Dawn Gay was born on July 8, 1940 in Phillipsburg, Kansas, United States. Daughter of Merle E. and Marjorie Gwendolyn (Logan) Brush.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Kansas State College, 1961. Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University Texas, 1981, Master of Science in Nursing, 1984. Surgery staff nurse Memorial Hospital, Manhattan, Kansas, 1961-1964.

Office nurse Doctor George Bascom, Manhattan, 1964-1968. Surgery staff nurse St. Mary Hospital, Manhattan, 1968-1970. Staff nurse Lake Shore General Hospital, Pointe Claire, Quebec, Canada, 1973-1975.

Assistant director nursing services St. Joseph Hospital, Bryan, Texas, 1976-1983, director operating room, 1983-1985, associate director nursing, 1985-1987, director nursing, 1987^.

Career

Surgery staff nurse Memorial Hospital, Manhattan, Kansas, 1961—1964. Office nurse Doctor George Bascom, 1964—1968. Surgery staff nurse St. Mary Hospital, 1968—1970.

Staff nurse Lake Shore General Hospital, Pointe Claire, 1973—1975. Assistant director nursing services St. Joseph Hospital, Bryan, Texas, 1976—1983. Director operating room, 1983—1985.

Associate director nursing, 1985—1987. Director nursing, since 1987.

Membership

Member of Texas Nurses Association, American Organization Nurse Executives.

Connections

Married Jerry Wheeler Merker, September 3, 1961. Children: Scott, Melissa.