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Jessie Lee Dickerson, American community health nurse. Registered Nurse, Alabama; CRRN; certified community health nurse, gerontological nurse. Recipient 6th Annual Secretary's award for excellence in nursing VA, 1990. Member American Nurses Association, American Association Spinal Cord Injury Nurses (chair awards committee 1990-1991), Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Task Force of Alabama (treasurer), Sigma Theta Tau.

Background

Dickerson, Jessie Lee was born on February 3, 1940 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. Daughter of Jesse and Hattie (Sanders) Cheeks.

Education

Bachelor of science in nursing, University Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1979. MSN, University Alabama, 1982. Certified nursing service administration, University Alabama, 1985.

Certified enterostomal therapist, Emory University, 1992.

Career

Staff nurse, St. Michael's Hospital, Milwaukee, 1979;rehabilitation specialist, Spain Rehabilitation Center, Birmingham, 1979-1982;clinical nurse specialist hospital based home care, VA Medical Center, Birmingham, 1982-1985;spinal cord injury, clinical nurse specialist, VA Medical Center, Birmingham, since 1985;risk manager, VA Medical Center, Birmingham, since 1992.

Membership

Member American Nurses Association, American Association Spinal Cord Injury Nurses (chair awards committee 1990-1991), Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Task Force of Alabama (treasurer), Sigma Theta Tau.

Connections

Married William H. Dickerson, November 22, 1958 (deceased). Children: Tena Marie, Delta Renee, Erika Dionne.