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Marjorie Ellen Lind Cook, American nursing administrator. Registered Nurse Indiana, licensed Florida, certified professional in healthcare quality. Recipient Leadership honoree, Young Men’s Christian Association, 1992, honoree, Mayor's Commission on Status of Women, 1992, United States Government Administrative Service award, Greater Kansas City Federal Executive Board, 1996; scholar National Institutes of Health scholar, 1968.

Background

Cook, Marjorie Ellen Lind was born on October 31, 1942 in Logansport, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Frank A. and Florence M. (Weiand) Lind.

Education

Bachelor of science in nursing, Indiana University, 1964. MSN, Indiana University, 1969.

Career

Staff Registered Nurse Veterans Administration Medical Center, Indianapolis, 1964-1967. Staff Registered Nurse, instructor Community Mental Health Center, 1968-1969. Director of Nursing St. Mary's Hospital, West Palm Beach, Florida, 1969-1970.

Supervisor nursing Arden Hill Hospital, Community Mental Health Center, Goshen, New York, 1971-1972. Instructor Mount St. Mary's College, Newburg, 1973-1976. Head nurse Veterans Administration Medical Center, Bay Pine, Florida, 1976-1978, assistant chief nurse Poplar Bluff, Missouri, 1978-1981, Danville, Illinois, 1981-1983, chief Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1983-1986, Topeka, 1986-1999, associate medical center director for patient care Wichita, 1999—2002.

Retired, 2002

Member advisory council to college Registered Nurse program, Poplar Bluff, Danville, Fort Wayne. Mentor new students Veterans Administration Medical Center, Topeka, 1989. Advisory council member School Nursing Kansas University.

Adjunct faculty member School Nursing Baker University, 1991—1996, Kansas University, 1991—1996.

Religion

Since a human being is the central factor in the plan of salvation, the Gospel must be taught, understood and accepted by him.

Politics

Working in partnership with different Christian denominations allows influencing public policy more effectively.

Views

Loss, fear, grief or guilt may be weighing someone down. Never give up. Keep up with the search of truth in yourself and you will be awarded with the sense of happiness and joy you are looking for.

Membership

Nursing advisory council member American Red Cross, Topeka, 1992. Member of American Nurses Association (certified nursing administration advanced), American Association of University Women (president 1980-1981), American Organization Nurse Executives, VA Speakers Bureau, Soroptimist International of Topeka, Business and Professional Women, Leadership Virginia, Pi Lambda Theta, Sigma Theta Tau (committee).

Connections

Married Rudolph W. Cook, October 30, 1970 (deceased July 1978). 1 child, Franklin R.