Primrose of Shawnee Announces new Director of Nursing

Primrose LogoIMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 30, 2015   

SHAWNEE, OK – Primrose of Shawnee has hired Christine Barry to be the new Director of Nursing for the independent and assisted living community. In this role, Barry will guide the overall care of residents and, in conjunction with Executive Director Ronnie Stringer, manage the nursing staff.  She will also ensure compliance with all necessary regulations.  She began in this capacity on January 13th.

Christine Barry

Christine Barry

Barry is a graduate of Rose State College, and brings with her extensive nursing experience in long term care and hospice.

“We are very excited that Christine has joined our management team.” said Primrose Executive Director Ronnie Stringer.  “She has some wonderful experience, and more importantly, she has a great deal of passion and energy for our residents. I have no doubt that she will help take Primrose to the next level.”

Primrose Retirement Community of Shawnee, located at 1905 N. Bryan Avenue, consists of 36 independent living apartments, 40 assisted living apartments, and four townhome villas. The community opened in 2013.

Primrose Retirement Communities, L.L.C., headquartered in Aberdeen, South Dakota, provides high-quality independent and assisted living communities across the country and specializes in personalized services and resident-focused care.

For additional information, please contact Dan Smilloff, Communications Manager, at or by calling 605-226-3300 ext. 3982.

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