Critical Care Nurse
Geraldine Peacock, a Critical Care Nurse by profession, worked at Rush University Medical Center, for forty-five years. Her employment also included representing Rush University through a contract in collaboration with John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital as the Coordinator of Research for the Division of Adult Cardiology. Geraldine’s profession as a nurse aided her in completing a twenty-five-year career in the military. The majority of her time served was as a Head Nurse in several, Combat Support Hospital (CSH) Units, training subordinates and local nationals wherever she served. As a Combat Nurse, she had the privilege of traveling to approximately 11 countries and have received numerous awards for her service. In December 2010 Geraldine retired as a Major, after her last deployment, where she served for fourteen months in Bagram and other sites in and around Afghanistan.
Geraldine’s life mission is to bring glory to God through a yielded life. While assisting others (especially women) in becoming all that they can be in the Kingdom of God. Her service under the auspices of Bishop H.E. Smith MD includes serving as a Lay Minister, a member of the Women’s Ministry and the Co-Leader of the Health Professions Ministry at the Apostolic Faith Church in Chicago.