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Mary Ellen Bennett, American health care facility surveyor. Registered Nurse, Massachusetts. Recipient citations and awards.


Bennett, Mary Ellen was born on May 13, 1944 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Leon Alfred Thompson and Ruth Earle Kamrara.


Associate Degree in Nursing, Massachusetts Bay Community College, 1971. Student, Northeastern University, Boston, 1974. Master in Public Health, Boston University, 1979.

Doctor of Education, University Massachusetts, 1991.


Research clinical charge nurse Harvard University Research Clinical Center, Boston, 1971-1973. Physician assistant Roxbury (Massachusetts) Comprehensive Community Health Center, 1974-1980. Clinical coordinator Northeastern University, Boston, 1978-1980.

Administrator, manager University Home Health Services, Brookline, Massachusetts, 1980-1981. Nurse consultant Elm Hill Nursing Home, Roxbury, 1982-1983. Field operations supervisor Massachusetts Department Public Health, Boston, 1988-1989, health care facility surveyor, 1983-1988 and from 89.

Chair school board Berea Seventh Day Adventist Academy, Dorchester, Massachusetts, from 1992. Lecturer in field.


  • Other Interests

    Singing with gospel group.


Married Jonas Shepard (divorced). Children: Jonas A. Shepard, Stephen K. Shepard, Tslané M. Shepard. Married Julian L. Bennett (divorced).

1 child, Julian L. Bennett III.