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Margaret Elizabeth Bower, American gerontology nurse.

Background

Bower, Margaret Elizabeth was born on December 14, 1939 in Hudson, Michigan, United States. Daughter of John Henry and Doris Elinor (Padget) Hawkins.

Education

Bachelor of science in nursing, University of Michigan, 1961;postgraduate, George Mason U., 1977-1979;Master of Science, University of Southern California, 1987.

Career

Public health nurse, Branch-Hillside (Michigan) Health Department, 1963;medical-surgical instructor, Mercy School Nursing, Lansing, Michigan, 1963-1965;staff nurse, Commonwealth Drs. Hospital, Fairfax, Virginia, 1975-1978;staff nurse, Fairfax (Virginia) Nursing Center, 1979;staff nurse, Humana Hospital Suburban, Louisville, 1980-1984;staff nurse, Baptist Medical Center, Columbia, South Carolina., 1984-1986;DON, University of Southern California Transitional Living Center, Columbia, 1988-1989;staff development, Brian Center, Columbia, 1989-1990;clinical nurse specialist, Dowdy-Gardner Nursing Care Center, Columbia, since 1990. Nurse assistant instructor Midlands Technology College, Columbia, 1989-1992.

Member nursing standards and practice committee Board Nursing, Columbia, 1992.

Membership

Program chairman United Methodist Women, Middletown, Kentucky, 1982-1983. Worker Salkahatchie Summer Service Project, Columbia, 1989, 90. Missions chairman Windsor United Methodist Church, Columbia, 1989-1992.

Treasurer Parent-Teachers Association Green Acres Elementary School, Fairfax. Leader 4-H, Fairfax. Member American Nurses Association (certified gerontological nurse), South Carolina Nurses Association (gerontology nursing subgroup, National Gerontological Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, sewing, counted cross-stitch, gardening, reading.

Connections

Married David Eugene Bower, October 5, 1963. Children: Samuel, Mary, Meg.