Beryl Kay Pixley, MSN, RN, SANE-P

Title: Nursing Educator
Location: Rockvale, Tennessee, United States

Beryl Pixley, Nursing Educator, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Nurses for dedication, achievements, and leadership in nursing.

Ms. Pixley grew up on a farm in Illinois as one of six children, and was influenced by her parents to go into the field of nursing. Her mother served in the US Army in World War II and met her future husband, who was also serving. After Ms. Pixley started her own family, her mother sent her information about the Army Nurse program. She first earned an Associate of Science from Wabash Valley Junior College in 1973 and continued her education at Murray State University to receive a Bachelor of Science in nursing in 1976. In 1982, she received a Master of Science in nursing from the University of Texas Health Science Center. She is also certified as a sexual assault examiner.

Ms. Pixley enrolled in the U.S. Army in 1974 as a private and worked as a staff nurse and First Lieutenant in the Army Nurse Corps. From 1976 to 1978. In 1979, she was promoted to the rank of Captain and held that position until becoming a Major in 1987. From 1993 to 1995, she served in the Corps as Lieutenant Colonel. She was awarded a Meritorious Service Medal and Legion of Merit Military Medical Service Award. In 2000, she co-authored the second edition book “Introductory Nursing Care of Adults.” In her career, she maintained professional affiliation with the American Nurses Association, the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, the Emergency Nurses Association, the Tennessee Nurses Association, the University of Texas Health Science Center Nursing Alumni Association among various other organizations.

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