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Patricia Lee Stark-Rice, American dean, mental health nurse. Diplomate logotherapy Viktor Frank Institute Logotherapy. Named Outstanding Woman in Education Young Women’s Christian Association, 1988; recipient Friend of Nursing award Houston chapter Pediatric Nursing Practitioners, 1992.


Stark-Rice, Patricia Lee was born on September 15, 1938 in Americus, Georgia, United States. Daughter of Ernest William Lee and Margaret (Pilcher) Rush.


Associate of Arts, Georgia Southwestern College, 1959. Bachelor of science in nursing, Emory University, 1960. Minnesota, Emory University, 1963.

Data Source Name, University Alabama, 1979.


Rehabilitation consultant, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, Atlanta, 1960-1961;instructor, Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, 1961-1962;instructor, Georgia Baptist Hospital, Atlanta, 1963-1964;float pool staff nurse, Weld County Memorial Hospital, Greeley, Colorado, 1964-1965;assistant professor, Georgia Southwestern College, Americus, 1966, 67-72, 75;instructor, St. Petersburg (Florida) Junior College, 1972-1974;department chair nursing, Albany (Georgia) State College, 1975-1977;dean School Nursing, Troy (Alabama) State University, 1979-1984;dean School Nursing, University Texas Health Science Center, Houston, since 1984. Faculty part-time Samford U., Birmingham, Alabama, 1977-1979. Board directors Curaflex Home Health Company, Houston, 1989-1990.

President, board directors Center for Logotherapy, Houston, 1992.


Member gov's. appointee to advisory committee Texas Commissioner for Insurance Utilization Review, Austin, 1992. Member American Association Colleges Nursing (board directors), Texas Nurses Association (vice president district #9 1991-1992), Rotary International (public health committee since 1990).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golfing, needlepoint, quilting.


Married Jimmie C. Stark, September 29, 1961 (divorced). Children: Jaime Catherine Stark Schier, Patricia Ann Stark Reitz. Married Edward J. Rice, February 11, 1987.