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Althea Estelle Gelpi

Althea Estelle Gelpi, American hospice nurse, case manager, legal nurse consultant. Registered Nurse, Louisiana, Mississippi; certified case manager, certified rehabilitation nurse, healing touch practitioner.


  • Gelpi, Althea Estelle was born on January 8, 1939 in New Orleans. Daughter of Sidney Louis Senior and Althea Estelle (Moffet) Gelpi.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Holy Cross College, 1988.


    • Nurse, case management and legal nurse Jennifer Palmer and Company, Metairie, Louisiana. Hospice nurse Hospice of Jefferson, Kenner. Regional chairman American Society Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical Nurses, Incorporated, New York Orleans, 1977-1984, accreditation committee, 1979-1980, chairman national convention, 1980, board member, 1981-1984.

      Lecturer legal, nursing topics and life care planning/disability cost analysis.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Louisiana, Mississippi. Certified case manager, certified rehabilitation nurse, healing touch practitioner.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Member American Association Rehabilitation Nurses, American Association Legal Nurse Consultant (founding president Louisiana chapter 1993-1994, board directors 1995), American Holistic Nurses Association, Institute Human Potential (board directors).



    Reading, drawing, painting.


    • Children: Michelle Ceraso, Elizabeth Boyle, Catherine McAvoy, Sharon Bodet.
    • father: Sidney Louis Senior Gelpi
    • mother: Althea Estelle (Moffet) Gelpi
    • children: Michelle Ceraso Gelpi
    • Elizabeth Boyle Gelpi
    • Catherine McAvoy Gelpi
    • Sharon Bodet Gelpi
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    Born January 8, 1939