Tamara Martin

Tamara Martin-Linnard Great Plains Health

Originally from Louisiana, Tamara trained first as a Kindergarten Teacher and adored teaching little children. She later became a RN and traveled all over the United States rising to the position of Director of Nursing. During that time she wrote many poems and short stories.  She is an accomplished watercolor artist who once sold her work in Jackson Square, New Orleans, and sang Jazz at the Blacksmith’s Shop on Bourbon Street. She won awards in Community Theater for Best” Director, Set Design, Lead Actress and Supporting Actress. She worked behind the scenes in film and most recently under the direction of Eugene J. Celico, on an independent film, “The Tournament,” which won an award at the Rhode Island Film Festival in 2006. Recently she completed a Master Degree in Nursing Management and continues to work on her PhD at Loyola University, New Orleans. Currently she lives in North Platte, Nebraska, and works at Great Plains Hospital as Interim Senior Vice-President of Clinical Operations.