Log In

Joan Opal Sams

Joan Opal Sams, American nurse. Member Association for Practitioners in Infection Control, West Virginia Association for Practitioners in Infection Control.

Background

Sams, Joan Opal was born on October 24, 1941 in New Martinsville, West Virginia, United States. Daughter of Frank Gordon and Merle Gertrude (Gorrell) Burch.

Education

Graduate, St. Joseph's School Nursing, Parkersburg, West Virginia, 1962.

Career

Staff nurse St. Joseph's Hospital, Parkersburg, 1962-1965, Wetzel County Hospital, New Martinsville, 1966-1967, 69—, evening supervisor nurse, 1970-1972, infection control nurse, since 1985. Staff nurse St. Vincent Hospital, Morgantown, West Virginia, 1967.

Membership

Member Association for Practitioners in Infection Control, West Virginia Association for Practitioners in Infection Control.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sewing, amateur radio, camping.

Connections

Married William Ray Sams Senior, January 29, 1963. Children: William Ray, Junior, David Allen, Christina Dee.