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Jane Smith Starnes, American women's health nurse. Recipient nursing Excellence award Presbyterian Healthcare, 1999.


Starnes, Jane Smith was born on June 18, 1947 in Albermarle, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of James Cornelius and Lois (Spoon) Smith.


Diploma, Presbyterian Hospital School Nursing, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1968.


Staff nurse gynecology Presbyterian Hospital, Charlotte, 1968-1969. Clinical instructor Montgomery Technology Institute, Troy, North Carolina, 1969-1970. Assistant Director of Nursing, Biscoe (North Carolina) Nursing Home, 1970.

Clinical nurse labor and delivery Presbyterian Hospital, Charlotte, since 1970, recruiter blood drive, 1980, quality assurance and quality improvement nurse, 1990-1999, member quality demonstration team, 1995, also advisor for interns.


Leader, consultant Girl Scouts American, Charlotte, 1989-1992. Member of American Association Women's Health Observatory and Neonatal Nurses, Presbyterian Hospital School Nursing Alumni (Home Base chapter treasurer 1994-1995, vice president 1995-1996, president 1997-1999, interim vice president 2000, co-chairman PHSON 2001-2002, correspondent secretary PHSON alumni exec.bd. 2003, advisor Home Base chapter, advisor for alumni executive board 2004, vice president executive board since 2005).


  • Other Interests

    Gardening, knitting, crocheting, crafts, antiques.


Married John Henderson Starnes Junior, August 1, 1976. Stepchildren: John Richard, Roy Henderson.