DORA ADOMíS 70 YEAR JOURNEY
DoraĎs seventy year journey saw her through Wesley
Girls High School in Cape Coast, Ghana to Nursing and
Midwifery schools in the United Kingdom and on to New
York where she completed undergraduate studies at Mercy
College and graduate studies at New York University.
Dora enjoyed a successful career in nursing, starting as
a Staff Nurse at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx,
New York from 1968 to 2005, and rising all the way up
the ranks to Director of Nursing.
On weekends and holidays, she also filled in as the
Hospital Administrator, at the same institution, in an
effort to gain working experience while majoring in a
Hospital Administration degree course at graduate
Dora co-authored and published articles in the Nursing
Outlook Magazine, in 1982 and The Journal of Nursing
Administration, in 2001. She, along with her team, did a
presentation at the American Organization of Nurse
Executive 33rd Annual Meeting and Expo in Nashville, TN
Dora, now 70, ended her career as Director of Case
Management at Phelps Memorial Hospital, from 2005 to
2008, in Sleepy Hollow, New York. She is enjoying a well
deserved retirement in Magnolia, Delaware with her
husband Edward Adom, who she came to marry in New York
Dora and Eddie have a son, Stephen, a daughter, Alice.
and a grandson Donovan Joseph (DJ). Both offspring
and grandson still reside in New York.
"Congratulations and may you enjoy a long, healthy and
happy life, Dora" say friends, family and
September 10, 2013