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Martha Fitch Blair, American health services administrator, nurse coordinator. Recipient Appreciation award, Pine Mountain Chapter Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1974, Cardinal Chapter March of Dimes, Somerset, Kentucky, 1979, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, 1981, award, Health Films, Saver award, Kentucky Cancer Society, Louisville, 1979-1980.


Blair, Martha Fitch was born on July 31, 1940 in Boleyn, Kentucky, United States. Daughter of Chester and Mae (Coburn) Fitch.


Bachelor of science in nursing, Berea College, Kentucky, 1963. Master of Arts in Education, Union College, Barbourville, Kentucky, 1976.


Assistant instructor public health nursing Berea College, 1963—1966. Instructor publication health nursing Appalachian Regional Hospital, Harlan, Kentucky, 1966—1967. Nurse cons Kentucky State Health Department, Frankfort, 1668—1977.

Instructor practical nursing Wise County Vocational School, Virginia, 1977—1978. Nursing instructor Southeast Community College, Cumberland, Kentucky, 1978—1979. Director health services Mountain Trails Health Plan, Harlan, since 1978.

Nurse coordinator Cumberland Valley District Health Department, Manchester, since 1983. Consultant family planning Daniel Boone Clinic, Harlan, 1970—1974. Coordinator childbirth classes M.T.H.P. Inc., 1976—1978.

Member Task Force Health Education, 1982—1984. Former president Emphysema Anonymous Chapter, Harlan. Former secretary Harlan County Mental Retardation Association, Council Southern Mountains, Berea, Kentucky.

Member White House Conference Youth, 1966.


Board directors Cumberland Valley District Health Department, since 1985, Kentucky Cancer Society, since 1984, Kentucky Heart Association, since 1984, affiliate faculty, since 1985. Member of Lioness (Harlan), Regional Management Association (board directors since 1986), Society Public Health Educators (secretary 1981-1982), Kentucky Public Health Association (Sara C Stice Health Education award 1985), Kentucky Nursing Association (district president 1968-1970).


Married James P. Blair, December 31, 1957. Children: Kenneth Darrel, Sheila Kaye Blair Sergent.