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Kaye W. Bender Edit Profile

Kaye W. Bender, American nursing administrator. Recipient Richard M. Graves award University Mississippi, 1983; Washington Women's Club scholar, 1983; named one of Outstanding Women of America, 1987.

Background

Bender, Kaye W. was born on January 19, 1953 in Laurel, Mississippi, United States. Daughter of Johnnie James and Julia (Prescott) Waldrup.

Education

Associate Degree in Nursing, Jones Community College, 1972. Bachelor of science in nursing, University Mississippi, 1983. Master of Science in Community Health Nursing, University Southern Mississippi, 1985.

Career

Charge nurse, Jones County Community Hospital, Laurel, 1972-1974;charge nurse labor and delivery, Mississippi Baptist Medical Center, Jackson, 1974-1977;staff nurse, Hinds County Health Department, Jackson, 1977-1979;supervising nurse, Hinds County Health Department, Jackson, 1979-1981;consultant Master of Surgery, District Office Department Health, Jackson, 1981-1983;supervising nurse, District Office Department Health, Jackson, 1983-1985;field advisory nurse, District Office Department Health, Jackson, 1985-1986;DON, District Office Department Health, Jackson, since 1986;chief officer's staff, State Health, since 1988.

Religion

Holy Scripture always has been the authoritative and trustworthy guide for knowing and serving the God who is revealed as Creator, Savior and Advocate.

Politics

Every Christian of voting age should exercise his or her God-given responsibility and constitutionally guaranteed right to engage in the political life by voting in every appropriate election.

Views

The strength of a society’s marriages is the greatest cause and indicator of societal health.

Membership

FAcilitator senior adult music program Oak Forest Baptist Church, Jackson, since 1989. Member American Nurses Association, American Public Health Association, Mississippi Nurses Association (board directors), Association Community Health Nursing Educators, Association State Annual Territorial Nursing Directors, Sigma Theta Tau.

Connections

Married Daniel R. Bender, July 29, 1973.