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Karen Walton Budd

Karen Walton Budd, American nursing educator, maternal/women's health nurse. Registered Nurse, Ohio. Scholar March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation, 1986-1987. Member American Nurses Association, Association Women's Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses, National Nurse Society on Addictions, Sigma Theta Tau (past president Alpha Mu chapter).

Background

  • Budd, Karen Walton was born on November 7, 1939 in Peoria, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Thomas Milford and Ruth (Dilley) Walton.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Methodist Hospital Indiana School Nursing, Indianapolis, 1960. Bachelor of science in nursing, Case Western Reserve University, 1963. Master of Science in Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, 1975.

      Doctor of Philosophy, Case Western Reserve University, 1985.

    Career

    • Various nursing teaching positions,, Akron, Ohio, 1961-1973. Assistant professor, clinical nurse specialist Case Western Reserve University Hospitals, Cleveland, 1975-1993. Associate professor Kent State University, since 1993.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Ohio.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to nursing journals, chapter to book.

    Membership

    Member American Nurses Association, Association Women's Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses, National Nurse Society on Addictions, Sigma Theta Tau (past president Alpha Mu chapter).

    Connections

    • Married Leonard Henry Budd, July 1, 1961. Children: Julia Lynne, Ellen Kay.
    • father: Thomas Milford Walton
    • mother: Ruth (Dilley) Walton
    • spouse: Leonard Henry Budd
    • children: Julia Lynne Budd
    • Ellen Kay Budd
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    Born November 7, 1939
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