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Pamela Anne Reida-Allen

Pamela Anne Reida-Allen, American healthcare consultant and administrator.

Background

Reida-Allen, Pamela Anne was born on June 8, 1944 in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Alvah Michael Reida and Sirkka Margaret (Anttila) Kao.

Education

Bachelor in English, Philosophy, California State University, Los Angeles, 1966;Registered Nurse diploma with honors, Leominster (Massachusetts) Hospital, 1976;Bachelor of Science in Nursing cum laude, Fitchburg (Massachusetts) State College, 1982;Master of Science magna cum laude, Lesley College, 1986.

Career

Substitute teacher, Fitchburg Public Schools, 1966-1967;social worker, New York City Department Social Services, New York City, 1967-1968;news correspondent, The Lowell (Massachusetts) Sun, 1969-1971;nurse laboratory, delivery, Leominster Hospital, 1976-1977;inservice coordinator, Birchwood Manor Nursing Home, Fitchburg, 1977;assistant director nursing, Birchwood Manor Nursing Home, Fitchburg, 1977-1978;director nursing, Birchwood Manor Nursing Home, Fitchburg, 1978-1980;director nursing, Naukeag Hospital, Ashburnham, Massachusetts, 1980-1984;assistant director nursing, Beech Hill Hospital, Dublin, N.H., 1984-1987;dir nursing, Beech Hill Hospital, Dublin, N.H., 1987-1990;chair utilization review committee, Beech Hill Hospital, Dublin, N.H., 1985-1995;clinical coordinator, Hospice of Cape Cod, Yarmouthport, Massachusetts, since 1995. Member of advisory council allied health majors Massachusetts Regional Vocational School, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, 1977-1984. With Area Speakers Bureau, Fitchburg, 1980-1984,vice chair Quality Assurance Program, 1988.

Consultant Quality HealthcareResources, Inc. subsidiary Joint Commision on Accreditation of Hospitals, since 1988, Joint Commision on Accreditation of Healthcare Orgns., Chicago, 1988-1995.

Membership

Volunteer Family Planning, Fitchburg, 1981-1982. Delegate Intercity Management Council, Fitchburg, 1980-1984. Member National Association of Female Executives, Tri-City Nursing Home Association (president 1978-1980), National Nurses Association, New Hampshire Nurses Association (program committee since 1985), Greater Fitchburg Chamber of Commerce, New Hampshire Organization Executive Nurses, New Hampshire Quality Assurance Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, writing, gardening, knitting, swimming.

Connections

Married Dennis Alan Joaquin, 1967 (divorced 1973). Children: Joshua, Amy, Sebastian. Married Yahya Radazar, October 1983 (deceased September 1987).

Married Loyall C. Allen.