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Mary Elizabeth West, American psychiatric management professional. Radio Network Controller, Tennessee; certified professional counselor, Tennessee, nurse administrator advanced.


West, Mary Elizabeth was born on August 27, 1939 in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States. Daughter of Thomas Benjamin and Virginia Milster (Smith) Anderson.


Diploma in nursing, Georgia Baptist Hospital, 1960. Bachelor of Science in Nursing Leadership, Tift College, 1966. Master of Science in Counseling, University Scranton, 1972.

Doctor of Education, Nova University, 1979.


Staff nurse public health, Fulton County Health Department, Atlanta, 1960-1961;instructor in nursing, Macon (Georgia) Hospital School Nursing, 1965-1966;instructor in nursing, Western Piedmont Community College, 1973-1974;director nursing, Tyler Memorial Hospital, Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania, 1967-1970;associate director nursing, Nesbitt Memorial Hospital, Kingston, Pennsylvania, 1971;associate administrator, Home Health Superior vena cava syndrome Luzerne County, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, 1972;consultant nursing, Hospital Affiliates International, Nashville, 1974-1976;vice president nursing, Hospital Affiliates International, Nashville, 1976-1978;vice president quality assurance, Hospital Affiliates International, Nashville, 1978-1980;vice president nursing consultant service, Advanced Management Sys., Nashville, 1981;senior vice president planning, Hospital Affiliates Development Corporation, Nashville, 1982-1983;vice president operations, Winter Haven (Florida) Hospital, 1986-1990;president, Hope Psychiatric Management, Inc., Winter Haven, since 1994.


In modern culture the ability to make decisions and choose the right path in life has extremely high value. But through the faith believers voluntarily surrender to God in love and joy.


Churches should be urged to demonstrate their heart for racial reconciliation by seeking to increase racial and ethnic diversity in church staff roles, leadership positions, and church membership.


There are different understandings about the Bible's authority in our lives. The task of every believer is to use different Bible translations and commentaries in order to discover the word of God.


Vice president part time services Winter Haven Hospital, 1987-1990. Board directors Women's Resource Center, Inc., Winter Haven, 1989-1991, Primo Carnera Foundation, since 1998. Board directors, founder Mothers Alone, Haines City, Florida, since 1991.

National chair Sunhealth Nursing Council, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1990. Founder, board chairman Hope Christian Counseling Inc., 1994. State board directors, director professional education Baptist Nursing Fellowship, since 1995.

National chairman Inner Wheel United States of America Foundation, 2000-2002. Member American Nurses Association, Florida Nurses Association, American Organization Nurse Executives, Polk County Nurse Executives Organization (president 1989-1990), Inner Wheel (vice president, treasurer, board directors since 1992), Winter Haven Chamber of Commerce (vice president 1988-1990), Rotary (in-service training director Winter Haven 1989-1991), Theta Chi Omega.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: piano, reading, travel, walking, hiking.


Married William Duane West, September 13, 1960. Children: William Kevin, Walter Duane, Litia Allyn West Harrison, Thomas Anderson.