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senior year at Kansas University where he is studying electrical engineering. Leslie would like to become involved in CON activities and reconnect with classmates.

Command and Staff College at Maxwell Air Force Base, Montgomery, Alabama (August 2011 to June 2012). “Then, on to wherever the Navy sends me next.”


Lynette Richardson Gibson is a newly


tenured associate professor and received the Daisy Award for Excellence in Nursing Research from the Mary Black School of Nursing. Lynette is a member of the Alpha Sigma Lamda National Honor Society (for non-traditional students) and is president of the Mu Rho Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International.

Debra A. Heath has been deployed to


Lori Ann McNamara is looking forward to celebrating her 30th class reunion. Look her up on Facebook to reconnect.


1986 Last year Jean Stocks Crow moved to Pennsylvania to live with her daughter, son-in-law, and three beautiful grandsons—she has a total of six grandsons. She is enjoying retirement but really misses nursing.

Rebecca Engelman has been named vice

president of operations Select Health of South Carolina. Previously, she was director of quality improvement.

Joseph Burke graduated in 2010 from

Duke University’s School of Nursing with a masters degree. He is an acute care nurse practitioner (ACNP) and the first ACNP to be board certified by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses in Alaska. He works in a primary care clinic on a remote island called the Prince of Wales in Southeast Alaska.

Paula E. Johnson retired from the De-

partment of Veterans Affairs. Now she is self-employed through a private practice in mindfulness based stress reduction and serves as a private contracting clinical research assistant.


Gina Gibbons Wilson is a family nurse


nurse in Rehoboth, Namibia with Africa Inland Mission.

Jamie L. Shaw is currently working at Greenville Memorial in South Carolina.

Iraq in support of Operation NEW DAWN.

1988 practitioner at Manning Medicine in Manning, South Carolina.

Jennifer Bussey worked as a pediatric

2011 Joshua Medlin

has been accepted into the U.S. Navy Nurse Corps. He completed his officer development training in Rhode Island and has been stationed in Portsmouth, Virginia at the Naval Medical Center. When he completes the nurse residency program he will begin working in orthopaedics and then transfer to oncology. Joshua feels that this is a start to a rewarding career in the U.S. Navy Nurse Corps.

Clara E. Hinnant, 1935 Marion Phillips Defenbaugh Shearer,


Martha Jane Boyd Wingo,1943 Frances Robertson,


Mary Pauline “Polly” Orvin Hayes,


Margie Stapp Todd, 1947 Jane Pierson Martin,


Mary Ellen Hardee Moreland, 1951


Lily Richardson Matthews “Boots” Bonturi,

Laura Bolen Fogle recently gave birth

Gloria Cook “Cookie” Murray,

to boy/girl twins – Jacob McKinley and Sarah Elizabeth. Kevin G. Quinn is a U.S. Navy Lieuten-

ant Commander, Nurse Corps officer, currently attending the USAF Air



Angelyn Ladue,1958 Mary Louise Rentz Hodge,


1972 Robin Rudd, 2002

Rosslee Douglas,

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Lifelines Spring/Summer 2012  
Lifelines Spring/Summer 2012  

MUSC College of Nursing magazine - Spring/Summer 2012