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Nursing educator

Gloria Marie Boudreaux, American nursing educator. Recipient National Defense Service medal, 1968, Army Reserve Component medal, 1972, Armed Forces Reserve medal, 1977 (10-year device 1988), Army Commendation medal, 1978, Army Meritorious Service medal, 1990, Presidential Sports award, 1989, 90, 91, Acadia Red Cross Outstanding Volunteer award for disaster services, 1998.

Background

Boudreaux, Gloria Marie was born on May 2, 1935 in Lafayette, Louisiana, United States. Daughter of Simon Zepherin and Orta Marie (Pierret) Boudreaux.

Education

Diploma, Charity Hospital School Nursing, 1962. Bachelor maxima cum laude, St. Edward's University, 1974. Master of Science in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, Texas Women's University, 1976.

Career

Head surgical, medical nurse, Lafayette (Louisiana) Charity Hospital, 1962-1965;commissioned First lieutenant, United States Army, 1965;advanced through grades to colonel, Nurse corpus, United States army, 1983;retired, United States Army, 1995;psychiatric staff nurse, Veterans Administration Hospital., New Orleans, 1968-1972;psychiatric nurse, United States Army Nurse Corporation, San Francisco and Augusta, Georgia, 1966-1967;instructor, Texas Woman's University School of Nursing, Houston, 1976-1980;clinical specialist, VA Medical Center, Houston, 1980-1987;psychiatric nursing coordinator, Spring Shadows Glen, Houston, 1987-1988;instructor associate degree nursing program, Houston Community College, 1988-1991;assistant professor nursing, Louisiana State University, Eunice, 1992-1996;with, Cmty. Rehabilitation Hospital Counseling, since 1997. Clinical specialist, consultant in psychiatric-mental health nursing.

Membership

Volunteer, board directors local chapter American Red Cross Disaster health and Mental Health Services. With Louisiana American Red Cross State Service Council and state lead for disaster mental health. Certified instructor American Red Cross Disaster Services.

Member of American Nurses Association (certified in psychiatric mental health nursing), International Crit. Incident Stress Foundation and Acadiana CISM for Fire Department, Association Military Surgeons United States, Reserve Officers Association, American Psychiatric Nurses Association, Retired Officers Association, Retired Army Nurse Corps Association, Vietnam Veterans Association, Sigma Theta Tau.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, photography, jogging, bicycling, reading.

Connections

father:
Simon Zepherin Boudreaux

mother:
Orta Marie (Pierret) Boudreaux