LISA T. JACKSON v.
RISCILLA SUMERLINPAULA DEEN, et al.
ebruary 26, 2013
R. WITHERS: Okay.
0. And then after St. Vincent's what did do
A. I went to Wesleyan College in Macon,
having been first duly sworn, was examined and
testified upon her oath as follows:
0. And did you get a degree from Wesleyan?
A. I have two bachelor's of arts degrees, one
0. (By Mr. Withers) Ma'am, my name is Tom
in psychology and one in studio art.
a Withers. We've just met. I'm going to be asking you
Q. And when did you obtain those degrees?
some questions about
A. I graduated in 2002.
this lawsuit, and Lisa Jackson.
Q. And then after you graduated from Wesleyan
f at any time you don't understand a
in Macon what did you do?
question or would like for me to repeat it or clarify
A. I went to Vanderbilt University in
it, please ask me to do so and I'll be happy to comply
with that request. Okay?
Q. And what did you study there?
is A. Okay.
A. I studied acute care nurse practitioner.
Q. A couple of ground rules as well. You have
Q. And how long was that program?
to give us a verbal response as opposed to a nod of the
A. Twenty-four months.
head because this will be taken down by the court
Q. And then I take it you got a graduate
reporter and sometimes it's difficult to define what
degree in nursing?
the nod of the head actually means.
A. I'm an acute care nurse practitioner.
Q. Okay. Was that a--
Q. Now, would you state your full name for the
A. It's a master's degree.
record, please, ma'am?
Q. -- degree program?
A. Priscilla Antonia Sumerlin.
aster's -- that's what I'm trying to find
Q. Miss Sumerlin, as I'm asking you questions
a. unless you ask me to repeat it or clarify it, I'm going
ll right. And -- and that would have been
to assume that you are giving a fair response and
when? In 2004?
answer to a fair question.
s that a good ground rule for us to
Q. And then after 2004 what did you do?
A. I moved back to Savannah.
A. That's a ground rule.
Q. And what did you do in Savannah?
Q. All right. And as well, if you need to
A. I started working at Memorial Hospital.
take a break at any time I'm happy to do so. But if
Q. And what did you do at Memorial?
there's a pending question we'll want that question
A. My first position?
i A. I was a bedside nurse in the trauma center.
Q. It's not an endurance contest, in other
Q. Who was your supervisor when you first
ou're not under the influence of any
A. Immediate supervisor?
medications that would make it difficult for you to
hear and answer our questions here today, are you?
A. It was Karen Boyer.
A. I am not.
Q. And how long was Miss Boyer your
Q. All right. Let's talk about your
background for a little bit. Where did you grow up?
A. Three years, I believe.
A. Savannah, Georgia.
Q. And you were an acute care nurse in the
Q. And what high school did you go to?
trauma center. How long did you continue in that
A. St. Vincent's Academy.
Q. And when did you graduate from St.
A. Three years--
Q. And then --
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