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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.

Background

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

Education

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

Career

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.

Membership

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).

Connections

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

father:
Marshall Melvin Woodworth

mother:
Grace Janet (Chalmers) Woodworth

spouse:
Stanley Fletcher Patten