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Mercy Christina Galicia

Mercy Christina Galicia, Philippine, American nurse manager.


Galicia, Mercy Christina was born on July 24, 1940 in San Miguel, Bulacan, The Philippines. Came to the United States, 1963. Daughter of Miguel Bautista and Marquita (Calinagan) Carlos.


Bachelor of science in nursing, Mary Johnston College Nursing, Manila, 1961. Certified surgical nursing specialty, Rochester Methodist Hospital/May Clinic, 1965. Certified health care management, Portland State University, 1982.


Staff nurse medical department, Mary Johnston Hospital, Manila, 1961-1962;head nurse medical department, Mary Johnston Hospital, Manila, 1962-1963;head nurse pediatrics, Mary Johnston Hospital, Manila, 1965-1966;charge nurse burn and plastics, Vancouver (B.C., Canada) General Hospital, 1966-1968;charge nurse pediatrics, Vancouver (B.C., Canada) General Hospital, 1968-1971;supervisor, Pioneer Memorial Hospital, Prineville, Oregon, 1971-1973;charge nurse urology/orthology, St. Vincent Hospital, Portland, Oregon, 1974-1981;nurse manager urology/orthology/gynecology, St. Vincent Hospital, Portland, Oregon, since 1981. Member of advisory board health career program Beaverton (Oregon) School District, since 1991.


Advisor, counselor Filipino-American Friendship Club, Beaverton, 1987-1990, treasurer, 1988-1991, interpreter, since 1988, volunteer blood pressure screening, 1988-1990. Member American Urological Association Allied (volunteer prostate cancer screening since 1990, president 1990-1991, speaker national conferences 1991, 94), National Association Ortho. Nurses, 11th Airborne Division Association (honorary).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, stitchery, singing, travelling, reading.


Married Virgilio Llanto Galicia, December 18, 1965. Children: Michael Gilmer, Christine Marie, Brian Lee.