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Bijoy Kumar Mahanti

Occupation: Nursing Administrator; Army Officer
Born: Puri, India, November 8, 1946

MS in Nursing, Indiana University (1986)
MS, University of San Francisco (1981)
BS, Andrews University (1975)

Certified Professional in Utilization Management (2000-2009); Certified Professional in Utilization Review (1997-2000); Certified Nurse Executive (CNE), American Nurses Credentialing Center

Patient Safety, Risk Manager, Performance Improvement, VA Maryland Health Care System (2009-2012)
Risk Manager, Clinical Services, VA Maryland Health Care System (2006-2009)
Associate Chief Nurse, Managed Care, VA Maryland Health Care System (2005-2006)
Nurse Manager, Ambulatory Care Clinics, VA Maryland Health Care System (2000-2005)
Director of Nursing, Deputy Commander, Kirk U.S Army Health Clinic, Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD (1996-2000)
Director of Practical Nurse Course, William Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso, TX (1994-1996)
Chief of the Clinical Nursing Service, Program Educator, Reynolds Army Community Hospital, Fort Sill, Oklahoma (1993-1994)
Unit Manager General Medical Unit, Reynolds Army Community Hospital, Fort Sill, OK (1992-1993)
Nursing Quality Improvement Coordinator, Chief of Nursing Administration, Reynolds Army Community Hospital, Fort Sill, OK (1990-1992)
Chief Nurse, 8th Evacuation Hospital, Fort Ord (1988-1990)
Head Nurse, General Medical Ward, Silas B. Hays Army Community Hospital, Fort Ord, CA (1986-1988)
Head Nurse, Infection Control Nurse, U.S. Army Medical Department Activity, Bremerhaven, Federal Republic of Germany (1981-1984)
Assistant Head Nurse, Recovery Room, Surgical ICU, Letterman Army Medical Center, San Francisco, CA (1979-1981)
Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, Advanced through Grades to Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army (1978)

Career Related:
Associate Faculty Member, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX (1991-1994); Clinical Associate Faculty Member, Monterey Peninsula College, Monterey, CA (1987-1990); Technical Expert in Deploy-able Medical Systems; Presenter in Field

Served in the Army Nurse Corps for 22 years

Member, Lions Clubs International

Recipient, President’s Certificates of Achievements, Lions Clubs International (2015, 2018); Nominee, Dr. Anita Newcomb McGee Award, the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution, recognizes Army Nurse Corpsofficers who exemplify excellence in professional and military nursing (1994); Inducted to the Sigma Theta Tau, International Honor Society of Nursing (1985)

Honoree, Oklahoma State Legislative Assembly (1994); Honoree, Member of the Year, Oklahoma Nurses Association (1993);  Recipient, Letter of Recognition, U. S. Senator Don Nickles (1992); Recipient, District Public Relations Nurse of Year Award, Oklahoma Nurses Association (1992); Recipient, State Membership Award, Oklahoma Nurses Association, (1992); Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award; Recipient, Legion of Merit, U.S. Army; Two-Time Recipient, Meritorious Service Medal, U.S. Army; Three-Time, Recipient, Army Commendation Medal, U.S. Army; Three-Time Recipient, Army Achievement Medal, U.S. Army

Member, Maryland DC Society For Health Risk Management (2004-2010); Various Board Roles, Maryland Association For Health Care Quality (2003-2009); Member, American Nurses Association; Associate, American College of Healthcare Executives; Vice President, Delegate Awards/Scholarship Program Committee, District 11, Oklahoma Nurses Association; Member, American Organization of Nurse Executives; Member, Texas Nurses Association; Member, Texas Organization of Nurse Executives; Member, Association of the U.S. Army; Member, Sigma Theta Tau International; Member, Maryland Nurses Association

Son of Bharat Chandra; Susama S. (Patnaik) Mahanti
Married: Carol Mahanti
Children: Tara Rani Mahanti; Raj Kumar Mahanti
Four Grandchildren

Biography Sources:
Who’s Who in American Nursing – 1993-1994, 5th Edition (pub. 1993)
Who’s Who in American Nursing – 1990-1991, 4th Edition (pub. 1991)

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