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Jane Biggerstaff Floyd

Jane Biggerstaff Floyd, American Nurse, educator ( hlth: hlth. service)nurse, educator.

Background

Floyd, Jane Biggerstaff was born on February 15, 1943 in Rutherfordton, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of James Garland and Katie (Earley) Biggerstaff.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Lenoir Rhyne College, Hickory, North Carolina, 1965. Master of Arts in Nursing (Department of Health, Education and Welfare grantee), Emory University, Atlanta, 1967.

Career

Instructor Lenoir Rhyne College, Hickory, North Carolina, 1966—1971, Druid City Hospital, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 1972—1975. Assistant professor Samford University, Birmingham, 1977—1979, University South Florida, Tampa, 1980—1986. Chair Allied Health Department Calhoun College, Decatur, Alabama, since 1986.

Consultant School Board Hillsborough County, Women's Hospital, Florida. Chairperson Allied Health Department. Member advisory board Crippled Children's Association.

Educational advisory committee North Alabama Emergency Medical Services. Chairman public education American Heart Association.

Religion

Baptism should be administered to those who can understand the Christian faith and the true meaning of the rite.

Views

Christians should promote healthy marriages, raising loving children, and in getting along with everyone around them—including their enemies.

Membership

Member of advisory board Crippled Children's Association. Member ANA, Nurses Association American College Obstetricians and Gynecologists, National League for Nursing, Alabama Public Health Association, Inc., Alabama Council Practical Nurse Educators (state treasurer), North Alabama Emergency Medical Association (member of advisory board, state Express Mail Service education committee), Oncology Nursing Society, Sigma Theta Tau, Zeta Tau Alpha.

Connections

Married John G. Floyd, June 18, 1967. Children: Kelly Jane, John Robert World War II Instructor.

Politics

Christians should engage the culture through discipleship and through participation in the democratic political process in order to fulfill the kingdom mandate taught in the Bible.