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Glenda Phillips Hightower, American nephrology, patient education, and critical care nurse.

Background

Hightower, Glenda Phillips was born on October 12, 1944 in Burlington, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Garfield and Magaline (Thompson) Phillips.

Education

Bachelor of science in nursing, University Iowa, 1979.

Career

Editor, American Pers. & Guidance Association, Washington, 1968-1971;editor, American Council on Education, Washington, 1971-1972;managing editor, Hemisphere Public Company, Washington, 1972-1974;nurse, VA Medical Center, Iowa City, North Carolina, 1979-1980;nurse, VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, since 1980.

Religion

Loving God went to supernatural lengths—by sending His Son to die—to provide everyone an opportunity to escape the fires of Hell and spend eternity in Heaven.

Politics

Christians acting as the salt of the earth and the light of the world have a responsibility to engage their culture, including participating in the political process.

Views

Every person needs the Church for spiritual and emotional care that enables to reconcile relations with God, with others, and with self.

Membership

Volunteer Durham chapter American Cancer Society, 1988-1990, National Kidney Foundation, Durham, 1988-1990, Local Democratic Campaign Center, Durham, 1990-1991. Member American Association Critical Care Nurses, American Nephrology Nurses Association (executive council 1986-1990), North Carolina Nurses Association (peer assistance committee 1986-1991, cabinet on professional and economic development 1989-1991, convention planning committee Durham chapter 1987-1988), Sigma Theta Tau, Chi Eta Phi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sewing, interior designing and building, home repairs, electrical installation, technical writing.

Connections

Married Eddie James Hightower, August 21, 1964 (divorced January 1970).