Listee Features — Health Care

JEANNIE DAVID

A Reiki master teacher and shamanic practitioner, who lives and practices in Gilroy, California, Jeannie David utilizes her talents in order to heal people on an emotional, mental and spiritual level. In addition, she also performs attunements by channeling energy into her clients during a sacred ritual. This ritual includes a ceremony, which requires her to open the flow of energy within the body to allow the qi, or life force, to flow freely. When performing her craft with clients, Ms. David first utilizes her spirit guides to determine whether they require a clearing, card reading, crystal healing or, her specialty, soul retrieval, which is when she returns a part of the soul that was lost due to trauma. Since

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Jean Kono

JEAN E. KONO

Jean E. Kono became involved in her profession as a nurse because it was always something she wanted to do. It was always in the back of her mind on how she could help people. She was going through her mother’s scrapbook, and saw a paper she had previously written to her mother in her youth as to what she wanted to be. She was approximately in the fifth grade when she wrote it, and she wrote that she had wanted to be a nurse. In addition, Ms. Kono became involved in her profession because when she graduated, there was not much technology and as the years went on, it was developed to be able to take care of patients

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Pauline Loewenhardt

PAULINE M. LOEWENHARDT

With more than 60 years of professional experience, Pauline M. Loewenhardt has excelled as the community nursing coordinator at James A. Haley Veterinary Hospital in Tampa, Florida, since 1992. Prior to her current role, she worked as the nurse manager of the spinal cord unit at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta from 1988 to 1992, having previously held the post of an instructor with the institution since 1987. Ms. Loewenhardt previously served as the executive director of the Visiting Nurse Association of Coastal Georgia from 1985 to 1987 and as the director of home care at Trinity Memorial Hospital from 1982 to 1985. From 1978 to 1982, Ms. Loewenhardt found success as an assistant professor in the division

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ANNETTE GENTRY SHOUSHA

Leading an impressive career in both nursing and education, which has spanned almost 40 years, Annette Gentry Shousha, RN, retired in 1995 from her position as an intensive care unit critical care nurse at the Nashville Veterans Affairs Hospital in Tennessee. Aligned with the hospital for five years, she formerly worked in medical nursing and as a gastrointestinal nurse. Ms. Shousha also contributed for over 20 years as a clinical manager and office nurse in Britton, South Dakota, an obstetrics-gynecology nurse at Nashville General Hospital, an in-service educator at Tri County Hospital in Georgia and a medical nursing instructor at Nashville General Hospital. Throughout her career, Ms. Shousha was a regular contributor of the South Dakota Journal of Medicine. It

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Phyllis Brighton

PHYLLIS M. BRIGHTON

An expert in health care administration, education, clinical nursing and long-term care, Phyllis M. Brighton, RN, MSHCSA, CLNC, is the daughter of a registered nurse mother and an orthopedic surgeon father. She began her professional career as the nursing manager in the specialty surgical units at Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center in Denver, eventually moving up the ranks to administrator of the hospital as well as Kremmling Memorial Hospital, now known as Middle Park Health. She then served as associate director of ambulatory and clinical services at AMI Rocky Mountain Healthcare Systems in Denver and vice president of the U.S. Nursing Corp. in Denver. Ms. Brighton retired as a nurse administrator in 2017. In addition to this tenure, she served in

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Shirley Pritchett-Hilton

SHIRLEY PRITCHETT-HILTON

Inspired by America’s first female state Supreme Court justice, Justice Juanita Kidd Stout, Shirley Pritchett-Hilton, DD, ThD, PhD, is a global pastor, teacher, Christian counselor, professor of foundational hematology, oncology, neurology and biology, typist and editor, roles which she believes were chosen for her by the Lord. A retired public school teacher of the Philadelphia Board of Education, she served as an administrative judicial secretary for Hon. Judge Stout in Pennsylvania from 1974 to 1984. She was also president and senior pastor of Glory International University and Ministries in Philadelphia, and international chief executive officer of the International Warriors for Equality and Justice (IWEJ). Serving as an associate pastor in numerous churches, Dr. Pritchett-Hilton’s excellent Sunday school and university teachers

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Harriette Mogul

HARRIETTE ROSEN MOGUL

An expert on Syndrome W, a new model of hyperinsulinemia, hypertension and midlife weight gain in healthy women with normal glucose tolerance, Harriette Rosen Mogul, MD, became involved in her profession because her father was a physician and her great aunt on her father’s side was also a well-known female physician. On her mother’s side of the family, her first cousin was a well-known pathologist, who made some major discoveries. Dr. Mogul’s familial inspirations were her main influence in deciding to pursue medicine. After establishing her career in medicine, she completed a United States study of growth hormone treatment in adults with Prader Willi syndrome, a genetic multisystem disorder characterized during infancy by lethargy, diminished muscle tone (hypotonia), feeding difficulties

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Pearl Murphy

PEARL M. MURPHY

When Pearl M. Murphy, RN, was a child, her mother Eunice Jean Murphy worked as a nursing assistant and she had a friend, Nurse Jessie, who worked in the same hospital with her. She was really impressed by how Nurse Jessie acted and presented herself to others, so she wanted to emulate her when she got older. Ms. Murphy began her nursing career as a staff nurse in the medical-surgical unit of Southern Hills Hospital in Portsmouth, Ohio, in 1973, remaining in this position for two years before moving up the ranks to staff nurse in the psychiatric-alcohol unit from 1975 to 1979 and psychiatric unit from 1980 to 1987. She then transferred to Mercy Hospital in Portsmouth for one

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Carolyn Miller

CAROLYN A. MILLER

Experiencing her first surgery at 13 years old, Carolyn A. Miller got her first glimpse of nursing at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. She began her professional career as a staff nurse at the hospital in 1959, remaining in this role for three years before instructing and supervising practical nursing at the university from 1962 to 1964. She then transferred to Cuttington University College in Suakoko, Liberia, where she instructed and supervised Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) students from 1966 to 1969 and chaired the Division of Nursing from 1971 to 1976. Following this, Ms. Miller served the Frontier Nursing Service in Hyden, Kentucky, as coordinator of midwifery education from 1977 to 1979, and Phebe Hospital in

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Martha Lepow

MARTHA LIPSON LEPOW

Dr. Martha Lipson Lepow began her educational journey with a Bachelor of Arts from Oberlin College in 1948. Inspired by her father Harry Aaron Lipson, a primary care doctor, she then continued her studies at Case Western Reserve University, graduating with an MD in 1952. Her pediatric residency was at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital in Cleveland from 1952 to 1953. While on medical leave, Dr. Lepow spent her time working on the Salk polio vaccine under the mentorship of Dr. Frederick C. Robbins before going onto her fellowship in pediatric infectious disease at Cleveland City Hospital in 1956. Dr. Lepow began her professional career in medicine and education as an assistant professor of pediatrics for Case Western Reserve University

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