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Patricia Ann Filigno

Patricia Ann Filigno, American health science association administrator, nurse. Certified psychiatric specialist. Recipient Outstanding Nurse of Year award Stark Carroll District Nurses, 1993.


  • Filigno, Patricia Ann was born on September 7, 1939 in Waynesburg, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Paul Joseph and Rose Marie (Mirto) Fondriest.

  • Education

    • Postgraduate, Mercy School Nursing, Canton, Ohio, 1960. Bachelor of science in nursing, University Akron, 1969. Master of Education, University Akron, 1978.

      Master of Science in Nursing, Kent State University, 1982. Student Hospice Care and Field Practice, Kingsford College, London, 1991.


    • Pediatric staff nurse Timken Mercy Medical Center, Canton, Ohio, 1960-1963. Office nurse Private Family Practitioner, 1963-1966. Nurse educator Mercy School of Nursing, 1966-1980.

      Director psychiatric program Visiting Nurse Service, Inc., Akron. Associate Lifespan Opportunities Education-Counseling Services, since 1991. Coordinator Hospice Stark County, 1990-1992, administrative director, since 1992.

      Executive director, since 1994. Consultant, manuscript reviewer Journal Clinical Nurse Specialists, Lakewood, California.

    Major achievements

    • Certified psychiatric specialist.


    • Presenter 14th National Hospice Conference, Nashville, Tennessee, 1992.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Board directors Stark County Mental Health Board, 1983-1989, chair planning evaluation committee 1987-1989, Central Mental Health Center, Canton, 1991-1994. Volunteer Crisis Center, Canton, 1978-1979. Citizend Advisory board Massillon (Ohio) Psychiatric Center, since 1991.

    Member American Nurses Association, American Nurses Psychiatric Clinical Specialists, American Psychiatric Nurses Association, Stark-Carroll District Nurses Association (1st vice president 1968-1972, Second vice president 1972-1974, 86-88), Mercy Alumni Association (president 1966-1970), Sigma Theta Tau, Delta Omega (award excellence in Clinical Practice, Akron University, 1992).


    • Married Antonio Filigno, October 6, 1962.
    • father: Paul Joseph Fondriest
    • mother: Rose Marie (Mirto) Fondriest
    • spouse: Antonio Filigno
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    Born September 7, 1939