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Sandra Rae Hoersch Ross

Sandra Rae Ross, American Infection control practitioner, quality assessment manager. Registered Nurse, Nebraska; certified professor in healthcare quality Healthcare Quality Cert.Bd.


Ross, Sandra Rae Hoersch was born on January 11, 1947 in North Platte, Nebraska, United States. Daughter of Albert Henry and Evangeline Violet (Siewert) Hoersch.


Diploma in nursing, Nebraska Methodist College, 1968.


Staff nurse, Nebraska Methodist Hospital, Omaha, 1968-1969;staff nurse Intensive Care Unit,, Nebraska Methodist Hospital, Omaha, 1970-1971;staff nurse Intensive Care Unit,, San Pedro (California) Cmty. Hospital, 1969-1970;director staff development, Eastern Nebraska Cmty. Office Retardation, Omaha, 1976-1983;staff development educator, Douglas County Hospital, Omaha, 1971-1976;quality assessment manager, Douglas County Hospital, Omaha, since 1984;infection control practitioner, Douglas County Hospital, Omaha, since 1992.


Member Nebraska Coalition for Women, Omaha, 1971-1976, Another Mother for Peace, since 2003, Code Pink, since 2004, Progressive Democrats, since 2004, Move On, since 2004. Advisory Nuclear Freeze, Omaha, 1972-1980, Greater Association Retarded Citizens, Omaha, 1971-1977, Greenpeace since 1972, Defenders of Wild Life, since 1996, Companion of Chalice Well, Glastonbury, United Kingdom, since 1998. Education consultant Young Women’s Christian Association, Omaha, 1978.

Member American Civil Liberties Union, National Association Healthcare Quality, Nebraska Association Healthcare Quality, Regional Nursing Quality Assurance Organization (treasurer 1985, president 1987), Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidmiology, Union Concerned Scientists, Southern Poverty Law Center.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, traveling.


1 child, Heather Beth Ross.