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Meredith Beaton was American enterostomal therapy clinical nurse specialist. Certified enterostomal therapy nurse, health education specialist.


Beaton, Meredith was born on October 5, 1941 in Danvers, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Allan Cameron and Arlene Margaret (Jerue) Beaton.


Diploma, Rhode Island Hospital School Nursing, Providence, 1968. Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University Arizona, 1976. Master of Science in Human Resource Management, Golden Gate University, 1984.

Postgraduate, University Texas, 1988. Doctor of Education, University New Mexico, 1995. Master of Science in Nursing, University Phoenix, 1998.


Commissioned ensign United States Navy, 1968, advanced through grades to lieutenant Commander, 1979, charge nurse United States of America, PTO, 1968-1988. Command ostomy nurse, head ostomy clinic Naval Hospital Portsmouth, Virginia, 1985-1988. President, Chief Executive Officer Enterostomal Therapy Nursing Education and Training Consultant (ETNetc), Rio Rancho, New Mexico, 1989-1999.

Manager clinical services western area Support Systems International, Inc., Charleston, South Carolina, 1990-1992. President, Chief Executive Officer, Paumer Associates International, Inc., Rio Rancho, New Mexico, 1992—2001. Senior consultant enterostomal therapy nursing, education, & training consultant.

Director/provost New Mexico School Enterostomal Nursing, Rio Rancho, 1996-2000. Enterostomal therapy nurse, clinical nurse specialist, educator Presbyterian Health Care Services, Albuquerque, 1992-1995. Senior consultant Enterostomal Therapy Nursing Education & Training Consultant A Division of Paumer Associates, Rio Rancho, 1995—2001.

Director/provost New Mexico School ET Nursing, Rio Rancho, 1995—2000. Clinical services manager Paper Pak Products Inc., 2000—2002. School nurse Colinas del Norte Elementary School, Rio Rancho Public Schools Systems, New Mexico, 2002—2007.

Lecturer in field.


Member administrative board Baylake United Methodist Church, Virginia Beach, 1980-1983. Chairman board deacons St. Paul's United Church, Rio Rancho, moderator, 2001-2002, also vice moderator. Active American Cancer Society.

Member advisory board Keep Rio Rancho Beautiful, 1998-2003. Board directors New Mexico Museum Military History. Member Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (national government affairs committee, government affairs committee Rocky Mountain region, newsletter editor, public relations committee, regional president 1989-1993, national secretary 1994-1995), United Ostomy Association, World Council Enterostomal Therapists (member editorial board since 2003), New Mexico Health Care Association, New Mexico Association for Home Care, New Mexico Association School Nurses, New Mexico Association for Continuity of Care, Association Advanced Wound Care (board directors), Women Veterans New Mexico (board directors).


  • Other Interests

    Hot air ballooning, gourmet cooking, flower arranging, interior design.


Married William Paul Hollingsworth, November 19, 1983 (divorced). 1 stepchild, Brendon R.