Nursing officer Leah Boone Howard Montgomery County looks back on her 20 years of medical experience as she marks two decades in the field.
A nursing officer with more than 20 years of medical experience, including three tours with Doctors Without Borders, Leah Boone Howard Montgomery County has achieved a huge number of incredible accomplishments during her career. Looking back after two decades in the field, the Spring, Texas-based nurse offers a personal insight into her life as a medical professional.
“Currently working for one of the major hospital affiliations as a chief nursing officer in acute rehab, I’ve recently marked two decades in medicine,” explains Leah Boone Howard Montgomery County, speaking from her home in Spring, Texas.
Over the course of more than 20 years, Leah Boone Howard Montgomery County has worked in healthcare both in the U.S. and internationally, including in Cairo, Egypt, and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. “I received the International Award for American Nurses in Cairo, Egypt, in December 2016,” reveals Leah Boone Howard Montgomery County.
“I’ve also completed three tours with Doctors Without Borders,” she goes on, sharing just one of a wealth of various incredible accomplishments completed during her career, “where I was based in areas located in Syria, Lebanon, and Africa.”
Doctors Without Borders is an international humanitarian organization of French origin, where the non-governmental initiative is known as Médecins Sans Frontières.
Doctors Without Borders, Leah Boone Howard Montgomery County reports, is best known for its work in conflict zones, and in countries affected by endemic diseases. “Médecins Sans Frontières was founded in the aftermath of the Biafra secession in 1971 by a small team of French doctors and journalists,” explains the nursing officer.
These doctors and journalists, Leah Boone Howard Montgomery County says, each sought to expand access to medical care across national boundaries, and completely irrespective of religion, race, creed, or political affiliation.
Leah Boone Howard Montgomery County has further worked with a variety of prominent children’s charities, she goes on to explain, including organizations in Egypt and Brazil, as well as in the United States. “I take great pride in my work,” says Leah Boone Howard Montgomery County, “particularly in regards to international medicine, my efforts with various children’s charities, and surrounding extended education in cultural diversity in healthcare.”
“I like to consider myself to be well-rounded, and would hope that other people would say the same of me,” says Leah Boone Howard Montgomery County, “and I’m particularly passionate about giving to underprivileged children, especially those without families, as I, too, was adopted as a child.”
Outside of her work in medicine, chief nursing officer, and lifelong football fan Leah Boone Howard Montgomery County is also passionate about health and fitness, self-improvement, and spirituality. New Orleans Saints supporter Leah Boone Howard Montgomery County’s other hobbies, she says, include kayaking and anything outdoors, along with interior design and baking.