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Suzanne Elaine McElroy, American Nurse ( hlth: hlth. service)nurse. Decorated Bronze Star, Meritorious Svc. medal. Served to captain Nurse corpus, United States army, 1964-1975,lieutenant colonel retired, 1994.; Member ANA, Ohio State University Alumni Association, Humane Society of White Mountains, Phi Theta Kappa, Sigma Theta Tau.; Club: Arizona.

Background

McElroy, Suzanne Elaine was born on December 17, 1943 in Windber, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Donald Frank and Edna Alice (McDowell) Shaffer.

Education

1 child, Erin Kathleen. Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Ohio State University, 1965, Master of Science in Nursing, 1972. A.A.S. in Early Childhood Development, Northland Pioneer College, 1984.

Psychiatric head nurse 98th KO Medical Detachment, Nha Trang, Vietnam, 1969-1970. Assistant chief nursing service for evenings and nights Madigan Army Med Center, Tacoma, 1970-1971. Director psychiatric nurse clinician course Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, 1972-1975.

Clinical nurse expert National Institutes of Health Clin Center, Bethesda, Maryland., 1977-1980. Mental health counselor Community Counseling Center, pre school teacher Pinetop Preschool, Arizona, 1982-1984, Showlow, Arizona, 1984-1985. Nurse educator in psychiatry Presbyterian Hospital, Dallas, 1985-1987.

Manager psychiatric nursing Methodist Hospital, Dallas, 1987-1988, psychiatric nursing, Staff Builders Health Care Superior vena cava syndrome, Fort Worth, 1988-1989, nursing supervisor and psychiatric nursing The Cedars Hospital, De Soto, Texas, 1988-1990, PRN Telephone Advice nurse, Cigna Health Plans, Inc., Dallas, 1991^. Volunteer nurse Navy Psychiatric Operations Mission, Nha Trang, 1969-1970. CPR instructor, American Heart Association, 1978^.

Assistant leader Girl Scout United States of America, 1966. Counselor Suicide Prevention Line, Columbus, 1971. Sunday school teacher Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, Burke, Virginia, 1976-1979,Community Presbyterian Church, Pinetop, 1983-1985.

Member church choir United Methodist Church of The Covenant, 1986^. PTO officer, library Arlington Christian Center Academy, 1989-1992.

Career

Captain Nurse Corps., United States Army, 1964—1975, lieutenant colonel retired, 1994. Psychiatric head nurse 98th KO Medical Detachment, Nha Trang, Vietnam, 1969—1970. Assistant chief nursing service evenings and nights Madigan Army Med Center, Tacoma, 1970—1971.

Director psychiatric nurse clinician course Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, 1972—1975. Clinical nurse expert National Institutes of Health Clin Center, Bethesda, Maryland, 1977—1980. Mental health counselor Community Counseling Center.

Pre school teacher Pinetop Preschool, Arizona, 1982—1984, Showlow, 1984—1985. Nurse educator in psychiatry Presbyterian Hospital, Dallas, 1985—1987. Manager psychiatric nursing Methodist Hospital, 1987—1988.

Psychiatric nursing Staff Builders Health Care Services, Fort Worth, 1988—1989. Nursing supervisor and psychiatric nursing Cedars Hospital, De Soto, 1988—1990. PRN telephone advice nurse Cigna Health Plans, Inc., Dallas, since 1991.

Membership

Volunteer nurse Navy Psychiatric Operations Mission, Nha Trang, 1969-1970. CPR instructor American Heart Association, since 1978. Assistant leader Girl Scout United States of America, 1966.

Counselor Suicide Prevention Line, Columbus, 1971. Sunday school teacher Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, Burke, Virginia, 1976—1979, Community Presbyterian Church, Pinetop, 1983—1985. Member church choir United Methodist Church of Convent, since 1986.

PTO officer, library Arlington Christian Center Academy, 1989—1992. Member of American Nurses Association, Humane Society White Mountains, Ohio State University Alumni Association, Arizona Club, Sigma Theta Tau, Phi Theta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Genealogy;American and English history. Child development education. Church choir; aquasize instr.

Connections

Married Daniel Joseph McElroy, December 22, 1973. 1 child, Erin Kathleen.