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Sister Barbara Mary Lanham

Sister Barbara Mary Lanham, American medical nurse. Recipient Golden Poetry award, 1991, Silver Poetry award Poetry Press. Organist, liturgist St. Francis Convent, Springfield, since 1992.

Background

Lanham, Sister Barbara Mary was born on September 7, 1935 in Cincinnati. Daughter of Bernard N. and Mary Elizabeth (Pendery) Lanham.

Education

Diploma, St. John's Hospital School Nursing, Springfield, Illinois, 1958. Bachelor of science in nursing, Loyola University, Chicago, 1969. Graduate, Parish Nurse Preparatory Course, 1999.

Career

Operating room nurse St. John's Hospital, Springfield, Illinois, 1958—1964, inservice instructor, nurse in intermediate, 1992-1993, medical records coder. Operating room nurse St. Anthony's Hospital, Effingham, 1964—1966. Operating room supervisor St. Mary's Hospital, Decatur, 1969.

Health nurse St. Francis Convent, Springfield, 1973-1984. Coder medical records St. Francis Hospital, Litchfield, Illinois, 1984-1992. Clinic nurse HealthFirst Community Clinic, 1994-1998, Catholic Charities Clinic for Kids, since 1998.

Membership

Organist, liturgist St. Francis Convent, Springfield, since 1992.