Overcoming Adversity: Resetting Goals

Overcoming Adversity: Resetting Goals

by Nelson J Fowlkes


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ISBN-13: 9781525527739
Publisher: FriesenPress
Publication date: 01/29/2019
Pages: 114
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.27(d)

About the Author

NELSON FOWLKES is a retired Lt. Colonel, who served in the Medical Service Corps, United States Army for twenty years and went on to complete two careers in the healthcare industry, the first in healthcare strategic planning and marketing and the second as a health care executive who managed primary care clinics. Fowlkes is co-author of a Corporate Health Risk Management Program that was published in the Journal of Health Care Marketing. Fowlkes also designed and created a Territorial Sales Management System (TSS), an innovative approach apply- ing traditional risk management to the health of an employee group to which the Library of Congress issued a Certificate of Copyright Registration.

Adhering to Christian principles and gaining knowledge through education was the essence of his character and value development which began in an agriculture setting with surrogate parents in Curryville, Georgia, a minister, farmer and school teacher respectively. Most of Fowlkes value modeling period occurred with his biological mother in Chattanooga, Tennessee and continued when he lived with an uncle and aunt in Cleveland, Ohio after high school graduation.
Through trust and faith in God, self-confidence and perseverance, Nelson rose above a poverty stricken and dysfunctional family to achieve multiple academic degrees. No one in Fowlkes family had achieved more than a high school education. His mother was a smart woman who did not reach her potential.
Acquiring an education became a life-long endeavor that began in early child development and continue through value modeling development. He first earned a Bachelor Degree in chemistry with honor. Then later a Master Degree in Biochemistry, Master Degree in Public Administration, Certificate in Gerontology and Certificate in Conflict Resolution....

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