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Ann L. Knecht Kirkham

Ann L. Knecht Kirkham, American nurse educator, consultant, researcher, author, psychotherapist. award Sigma Theta Tau, 1983. Member American Nurses' Association, Texas Nurses' Association, Mental Health Association.

Background

  • Kirkham, Ann L. Knecht was born on June 16, 1936 in Rapid City, South Dakota, United States. Daughter of Clem and Ruth (Slocomb) Knecht.

  • Education

    • Graduate University Tex.

    Career

    • Registered nurse, Wyoming Surgical staff nurse Bennett-Clarkson Memorial Hospital, Rapid City, South Dakota, 1958, University Minnesota Hospitals, 1959. Public health nurse Hennepin County, Minnesota, 1959. Operating room nurse Presbyterian Hospital, Denver, 1959-1960.

      Obstetrical nurse, Denver, 1960-1962. Faculty Texas Woman's University, Dallas, 1972-1975. Assistant professor part-time clinical faculty Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, since 1975.

      Private practice, Fort Worth. Consultant, psychiatric mental health nursing. Board directors Rape Crisis Tarrant County Inc.

      Member professional advisory committee Tarrant County Mental Health. Member Fort Worth Police Department Sexual Assault Committee Grantee Texas Christian University. Recipient Outstanding Nurse award Sigma Theta Tau, 1983.

    Works

    • Author, psychotherapist. B. Rapid City, South Dakota, June 16, 1936. Daughter of Clem and Ruth (Slocomb) Knecht.

      Married Dan H. Kirkham, September 20, 1959. Children– Matthew, Kathy Jane. Bachelor of Science, University Wyoming, 1958.

      Master of Science, Texas Woman's University, 1971. Postgraduate University Texas-Austin. Registered nurse, Wyoming Surgical staff nurse Bennett-Clarkson.

      Author publications in field.

    Politics

    The use of force should be supported only in extreme situations and through approve of appropriate international organizations.

    Religion

    The longing for holiness is not about wanting to be 'holier than thou'. It is about wanting the love of God to permeate all of our life, and for that love to be shown through our lives to other people.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Anyone may appear in hardship and poverty. Never give up in pursuit of happiness and one day you will find yourself in the right place, where God gives the sense of joy and assurances you are looking for.

    Membership

    Member American Nurses' Association, Texas Nurses' Association, Mental Health Association. Clubs: Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.).

    Connections

    • Married Dan H. Kirkham, September 20, 1959. Children– Matthew, Kathy Jane.
    • father: Clem Knecht
    • mother: Ruth (Slocomb) Knecht
    • spouse: Dan H. Kirkham
    • children: Matthew Kirkham
    • Kathy Jane Kirkham
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    Nationality

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