HR115: Commending Carol Wood Jamerson.


HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 115
Commending Carol Wood Jamerson.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, March 8, 2022

 

WHEREAS, Carol Wood Jamerson, RN, BSN, CIC, recently retired from decades of critically needed nursing service to the Commonwealth of Virginia; and

WHEREAS, Carol Wood Jamerson graduated from the Virginia Baptist School of Nursing and remained in Central Virginia to provide nursing care throughout her career; and

WHEREAS, Carol Wood Jamerson graduated from the University of Virginia’s School of Nursing as a member of Beta Kappa Chapter of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing; and

WHEREAS, Carol Wood Jamerson achieved Distinguished Major standing at the University of Virginia’s School of Nursing presenting her scholarly research into historical nursing to the University of Virginia’s conference on Rural Health Care; and

WHEREAS, Carol Wood Jamerson long served with distinction on the Virginia Board of Directors of the Association for Infection Control Practitioners (APIC); and

WHEREAS, Carol Wood Jamerson maintained certification in infection control and maintained infection control standards for Centra Health at the Lynchburg General Hospital and the Virginia Baptist Hospital among other facilities; and

WHEREAS, Carol Wood Jamerson completed her nursing career in public service at the Virginia Department of Health (VDH), both on behalf of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Commonwealth of Virginia; and

WHEREAS, Carol Wood Jamerson’s work as a Nurse Epidemiologist on the VDH’s Hospital Acquired Infections (HAI) team enhanced surveillance and provided education, while preventing infections across the continuum of care; and

WHEREAS, Carol Wood Jamerson selflessly served the Commonwealth of Virginia during the COVID-19 global pandemic leveraging her scholarly historical nursing research into the 1918 influenza pandemic; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, That the House of Delegates hereby commends Carol Jamerson, for her many accomplishments, contributions to the Commonwealth of Virginia, and well-earned honors on the occasion of her retirement; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Carol Jamerson, as an expression of the House of Delegates’ appreciation, congratulations, and best wishes.

HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 115

Offered March 7, 2022
Commending Carol Wood Jamerson.
Patron-- Hodges

WHEREAS, Carol Wood Jamerson, RN, BSN, CIC, recently retired from decades of critically needed nursing service to the Commonwealth of Virginia; and

WHEREAS, Carol Wood Jamerson graduated from the Virginia Baptist School of Nursing and remained in Central Virginia to provide nursing care throughout her career; and

WHEREAS, Carol Wood Jamerson graduated from the University of Virginia’s School of Nursing as a member of Beta Kappa Chapter of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing; and

WHEREAS, Carol Wood Jamerson achieved Distinguished Major standing at the University of Virginia’s School of Nursing presenting her scholarly research into historical nursing to the University of Virginia’s conference on Rural Health Care; and

WHEREAS, Carol Wood Jamerson long served with distinction on the Virginia Board of Directors of the Association for Infection Control Practitioners (APIC); and

WHEREAS, Carol Wood Jamerson maintained certification in infection control and maintained infection control standards for Centra Health at the Lynchburg General Hospital and the Virginia Baptist Hospital among other facilities; and

WHEREAS, Carol Wood Jamerson completed her nursing career in public service at the Virginia Department of Health (VDH), both on behalf of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Commonwealth of Virginia; and

WHEREAS, Carol Wood Jamerson’s work as a Nurse Epidemiologist on the VDH’s Hospital Acquired Infections (HAI) team enhanced surveillance and provided education, while preventing infections across the continuum of care; and

WHEREAS, Carol Wood Jamerson selflessly served the Commonwealth of Virginia during the COVID-19 global pandemic leveraging her scholarly historical nursing research into the 1918 influenza pandemic; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, That the House of Delegates hereby commends Carol Jamerson, for her many accomplishments, contributions to the Commonwealth of Virginia, and well-earned honors on the occasion of her retirement; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Carol Jamerson, as an expression of the House of Delegates’ appreciation, congratulations, and best wishes.