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Ruth Charles, American rehabilitation nurse, consultant. Certified rehabilitation Registered Nurse, CPR instructor.


Charles, Ruth was born on January 18, 1943 in Struthers, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Gussie Ida (Robinson) Charles.


Diploma, Aultman Hospital, 1963. Bachelor, Youngstown State University, 1974. Master of Science, Youngstown State University, 1989.


Staff nurse, Youngstown (Ohio) Hospital Association, 1963-1965;assistant head nurse, Youngstown (Ohio) Hospital Association, 1965-1969;clinical nurse manager, Western Reserve Care Systems, Youngstown, since 1969. Chairman advisory board Elaine Wilson's Home Nursing.


Member St. John African Methodist Episcopal Church, nursing committee American Red Cross, Mahoning County. Active Urban League; member executive board Mahoning Valley Coalition for Cancer Control and Prevention in the Black Community, 1991-1993, 94—. Member National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, National Black Nurses' Association, Mahoning Trumbull Council Black Nurses (president 1988-1990), National Association Rehabilitation Nurses, Mahoning Valley Association Rehabilitation Nurses (president 1990, executive board 1991-1992, 94—).