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educator , community health nurse

Portia Foster, American community health nurse, educator. Certified Basic Cardiac Life Support instructor, neonatal advanced life support. Medical Center fellow, 1988-1989. Member American Nurses Association (president county chapter), Alabama League for Nursing (director-at-large), Sigma Theta Tau, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

Foster, Portia was born on December 1, 1953 in Gadsden, Alabama, United States. Daughter of Porter and Myrtle L. (Davenport) Foster.

Education

Bachelor of science in nursing, Samford University, 1979. Master of Science in Nursing, University Alabama at Birmingham, 1980. Doctor of Science in Nursing, University Alabama at Birmingham, 1989.

Career

Staff nurse, Baptist Medical Center, Gadsden staff nurse, U. Alabama Hospital, Birmingham associate professor nursing, Jacksonville (Alabama) State University.

Achievements

  • Certified Basic Cardiac Life Support instructor, neonatal advanced life support.

Membership

Member American Nurses Association (president county chapter), Alabama League for Nursing (director-at-large), Sigma Theta Tau, Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

father:
Porter Foster

mother:
Myrtle L. (Davenport) Foster