This is a collection of poetry written by Annabelle Wallace Greer over the course of her lifetime in Florida from about 1933 to 2000. Many of her poems are inspirarional and in the style of Helen Steiner Rice. They offer to uplift, motivate, and make us look at our world with new eyes. Annabelle's simple writing style reflects her dedication to her family, her indefatigable joy of life, and her deep spirituality that got her through her many tough times. Several of her poems have been published in magazines, newspapers, and church bulletins.
I am currently an independent cancer registry consultant. I retired from CDC’s National Program for Cancer Registries in the Div. of Cancer Prevention & Control where I was a Program Consultant. Before joining CDC, I also spent 2 years in State Central Cancer Registries in Texas & North Carolina. My original training was as a Radiological Technologist & I spent 23 years as the Dir. of a Radiation Oncology Dept. & the Cancer Program Manager. I have been active in both state and national professional associations. I am a past-president of the National Cancer Registrars Assoc. (NCRA), received the Distinguished Member Award & served as the Administrator of NCRA’s Council on Certification for 4 years. I am a founding member & past-president of the Florida Cancer Registrars Assoc. of which I received a Distinguished Member Award. I have authored & co-authored several books & chapters, published articles & made numerous presentations on cancer registration.
Abstract Lives Published December 16, 2009