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Nurse educator

Geri Garrett Smith, American Nurse educator. Registered Nurse, Tennessee; NCAST instructor; certified teacher, Florida, Tennessee, Texas. Recipient Innovation in Tchg. award, 1997, John Runyan award for community health nursing, 1997. Member NAACOG, ICEA, Tennessee Nurses Association, Tennessee Public Health Association, SigmaTheta Tau (president Nu Lambda chapter).

Background

Smith, Geri Garrett was born on November 21, 1948 in Brownsville, Tennessee, United States. Daughter of F.G. and Willie Mae (Morris) Garrett.

Education

Bachelor of science in nursing, University Tennessee, Memphis, 1987. MSN, University Memphis, 1989. Master of Science, Memphis State University, 1978.

Bachelor of Science, University Tennessee, Martin, 1970.

Career

Teacher, Aldine Schools, Houston, 1972-1974;teacher, Aldine Schools, Houston, 1972-1974;teacher, Shelby County Schools, Memphis, 1977-1985;school nurse, Memphis Shelby County Health Department, Memphis, 1987-1989;nurse supervisor new mothers program, Memphis Shelby County Health Department, Memphis, 1989-1994;assistant professor School Nursing, Union U., since 1993.

Achievements

  • Registered Nurse, Tennessee. NCAST instructor; certified teacher, Florida, Tennessee, Texas.

Membership

Project coordinator Christ Community Outreach Services. Member Nurses Association of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, ICEA, Tennessee Nurses Association, Tennessee Public Health Association, Sigma Theta Tau (past president Nu Lambda chapter), Kappa Delta Pi.

Connections

Married Lu Smith, December 20, 1967 (deceased). Children: Taylor, Alexandra, Amber. Married Tom Jeanes, July 16, 1984.

Children: Zachary, Garrett.

father:
F.G. Garrett

mother:
Willie Mae (Morris) Garrett

spouse:
Lu Smith

spouse:
Tom Jeanes

child:
Taylor Smith

child:
Alexandra Smith

child:
Amber Smith

child:
Zachary Smith

child:
Garrett Smith