Professional Associates

Pat Blair

Education:
B.S. Biology, English, University Of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
M.A. Human Nutrition, Goddard College, Plainfield, VT

Email:  prblair@bresnan.net

Career Profile:

Rocky Mountain Retreat, RMR (Durango, CO): Co-Director, 1982-present; Interface with board members, supervise 3 additional non profit organizations legally under RMR; teach nutrition; coordinate volunteers and community use of building; manage financial position, accounting, reports, real estate.

Durango Pain Rehabilitation Center (Durango, CO): Administrator, 1986-93; Interfaced with board members, other departmental heads and La Plata Community Hospital Administration; supervised medical staff; coordinated patients’ welfare, medical authorizations, logistics and scheduling; taught nutrition; managed financial position, accounting, reports.

Durango Natural Foods (Durango, CO): General Manager, 1974-83; Interfaced with board members; supervised staff; coordinated volunteers and renters; coordinated state program SPARS; taught nutrition; managed financial position, accounting, reports, inventory.

Fort Lewis College (Durango, CO): Continuing education instructor, 1974-78; Taught accredited course in environmental and nutritional awareness to college students and community members. Recommended by Fort Lewis Faculty Wives for Outstanding Young Woman of America.

School Districts (Waukegan, IL and Denver, CO): Full/part-time teacher, 1967-70; Substituted for regular teachers and presented lesson plans for grades 7-12 with emphasis on math, science, art, and music.

US Naval Medical Research Unit, No. 4 (Great Lakes, IL): Biological laboratory technologist (microbiology), 1966-67; Designed and executed drug assay experiments to determine level of concentration in nasal-pharyngeal passage specifically relating to Neisseria meningitides.

School Of Medicine, University Of New Mexico, Physiology Department (Albuquerque, NM): Research laboratory technologist, 1964-66; Designed and executed ionic-flux gradient experiments on the proximal kidney tubules of laboratory mice. Invented advanced technique for micro-dissection of the glomeruli tissue.

Los Alamos National Laboratory (Los Alamos, NM): Summer secretarial replacement, 1961-63; Replaced vacationing secretaries in departments of personnel, insurance, housing, recruiting and training.

Special Skills/Honors:  Management, accounting, financial crisis intervention; Outstanding Young Woman of America, 1975.

 

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