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Cytotechnologist , educator

Florence Woodworth Patten, American cytotechnologist, educator. Recipient International Academy Cytology Cytotechnologist award, 1977; American Society Cytology Cytotechnologist of the Year award 1979, Certified of Merit, 1980.


Patten, Florence Woodworth was born on January 27, 1935 in Albany, Oregon, United States. Daughter of Marshall Melvin and Grace Janet (Chalmers) Woodworth.


Bachelor of Science, University Oregon, 1957, postgraduate, 1958, 59.


Chief cytotechnologist U. Washington, Seattle, 1959-1965. Cytology supervisor U. Oregon Medical School, Portland, 1966-1970. Chief cytotechnologist and educational coordinator U. Rochester (New York) Medical Center, 1970-1980, assistant professor pathology, 1977-1980, clinical assistant professor pathology and senior technical associate obstetrics/gynecology, 1980-1983, assistant professor obstetrics-gynecology, 1983-1990.

Senior cytotechnologist Laboratory of Pathology, Seattle, 1990. Member of faculty-tutorials in clinical cytology International Academy Cytology and University of Chicago, since 1971.


Member American Society Cytology, American Society Clinical Pathologists, International Academy Cytology, American Society Cytotechnology (national president 1981-1982), Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Chi Omega. Club: Philanthropic Educational Organization (Philanthropic Educational Organization).


Married Stanley Fletcher Patten, Junior, October 20, 1979.

Marshall Melvin Woodworth

Grace Janet (Chalmers) Woodworth

Stanley Fletcher Patten