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Rebecca Gail Newell, American psychiatric nurse. Certified psychiatric nurse, Registered Nurse Georgia Staff Nurse Charter Behavioral Health Systems, Savannah, 1974. Named Outstanding Young Women of America, 1984, 1985; recipient Merit award, University Georgia, Leadership award, Vocational Industrial Clubs America, 1971.


Newell, Rebecca Gail was born on July 4, 1953 in Savannah, Georgia, United States. Daughter of Henry Morgan and Julia (Rogers) Grimes.


Associate of Arts, Armstrong State College, 1973. Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Armstrong State College, 1980. Postgraduate, School Graduate Nursing Medical College Georgia, 1981.


Head nurse Georgia Staff Nurse Charter Behavioral Health Systems, 1974—1975, coordinator, utilization review & staff development, 1975—1980, assistant director, nursing, director, quality assurance & risk management, 1980—1982, director, nursing, 1982—1989, administrator, adult psychiatric services, 1989—1991, nursing administrator, 1991—1993, chief nursing officer & administrator, patient care services, 1993, administrator, clinical services, chief nursing officer, 1993—1995, chief operating officer, 1995. Professional staff exchange consultant. Member, adjunct faculty Council Recruitment & Retention Nurses, 1978—1995, Armstrong College School Nursing, 1982.


Local church is the fundamental unit of mission in denominational life.


The diversity of religious expressions is guaranteed by the separation of church and state. However, church and state should interact in different social and political fields for the benefit of the whole society.


God should be loved with hearts as well as with minds. To the best of ability everyone needs to think things through in the light of reason. This means becoming aware of different points of view, and using his or her critical thinking to make sense of God's world.


Member adjunct faculty Armstrong College School Nursing, 1982, Council Recruitment and Retention of Nurses, 1978^. Member of advisory county Station WGEC-FM Radio. Member personnel committee Calvary Baptist Temple.

Member Georgia Organisation Nurse Executives, Georgia Hospital Association, Armstrong State College Honorary Society for Nursing, Georgia Southern College Honorary Society for Nursing, Concerned Women For American, Georgia Right to Life Association, American Center for Law and Justice, Sigma Theta Tau.


Married E. Andrew Newell, June 14, 1980.