LTC (Ret) Jacqueline (Myrie) Nichols
NABMW Executive Board Elected Position: DMV Membership Chairperson, February 2021 - Present
Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
SSI (Officers): 66H (Med/Surg Nurse)
Military Branch: Army
Time in Service: 1984-2009 (Reserve)
Duty Assignments: Served as a clinical nurse for the 344th General Hospital, 8th Medical Brigade, Fort Totten, Queens, NY; Program Director and Course Coordinator for the Army Combat Medic Course at Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn, NY; Annual Training Commander for Combat Medic Annual Course for 11th Battalion, 5th Brigade, 98th DIV(IT) at Westover Air Reserve Base, Chicopee, MA; Operations Officer (S3) for the 5th Brigade, 98th DIV(IT), Brooklyn, NY.
Awards: Army Achievement Medals; Army Commendation Medals; Letters of Commendations; US Surgeon General Award; Caribbean Healthcare Award; BMCC Nursing Recognition Award; CUNY Title III Grant Program Award.
Other Professional Affiliations: Retired from civilian professional nursing career for over 50 years in various clinical and leadership roles which included: Chairperson of Nursing for BMCC/CUNY Associate Degree Nursing Program; Assistant Executive Director of Nursing at Harlem Hospital Center, New York, NY; Assistant Director of Nursing, LPN Program at Medgar Evers College/CUNY; Associate Director of Nursing at Kings County Medical Center /HHC, Brooklyn, NY.
Publication: Torres, Rachel and Myrie, Jacqueline, “Health literacy knowledge and experiences of associate degree nursing students: A pedagogical study”, Teaching and Learning in Nursing, April 2014.