In Memory of Bonnie S. Boyd
nie S. Boyd, 65, died Sunday, September 25, 2016 at her home in Lake Worth, Florida. Bonnie served as an integral member of the AlphaNet medical staff for over 15 years as the Director of Disease Management and Clinical Research. “Bonnie was instrumental in creating, writing and producing the Big Fat Reference Guide, our nursing education videos, the ADMAP program and our clinical trials. She will be sorely missed by our board members, staff, AlphaNet Coordinators and all who knew her,” AlphaNet President and CEO Robert C. Barrett said.
During her time at AlphaNet, Bonnie was devoted to the Alphas she served and facilitated numerous clinical trials to advance Alpha-1 research. “She was always diligent in making sure that the health and wellbeing of our patient community was put at the forefront of all we did. She was available at virtually any time of the day or night to help a patient, help a coordinator, help a clinician, or help a friend,” AlphaNet Medical Director and Executive Vice President Dr. Robert A. Sandhaus said.
Prior to working at AlphaNet, Bonnie served as the Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at Tenet St, Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Florida. Her previous work included over 13 years as a Nursing Director with clinical experience in critical care, cardiovascular disease, trauma and emergency medicine.
Bonnie is survived by her mother Donna Longcore, sister-in-law Julie Longcore, nephews Larry and Bryan Longcore, three great nephews and one great niece.