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Karen Elaine Gable

Karen Elaine Gable was American healthcare educator. Registered dental hygienist Indiana University, certified dental assistant Indiana University. Recipient Distinguished Dental Hygiene Alumna award, Indiana University School Dentistry.

Background

  • Gable, Karen Elaine was born on November 12, 1939 in Des Moines. Daughter of John E. and Mabel I. (Davis) Clay.

  • Education

    • AS, 1969; Bachelor of Science in Education, Indiana University, Indianapolis, 1976. Master of Science in Education, Indiana University, Indianapolis, 1979. Doctor of Education, Indiana University, Indianapolis, 1985.

    Career

    • From clinical instructor dental hygiene program School Dentistry to associate professor Indiana University, Indianapolis, 1976—1994, associate professor School Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, 1994—2006, program director, 1994—2006, chair department health science, 2002—2006, professor emerita, since 2006.

    Major achievements

    • Registered dental hygienist Indiana University, certified dental assistant Indiana University.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member of ACTE/Health Occupations Education (member policy board since 2002), Indiana Career and Technology Education Association (Outstanding Service awards), Indiana Dental Hygienists Association (secretary), Indiana Health Careers Association (president-elect, president), Health Occupations, Supvs. and Teacher Educators Council (treasurer, president), Sigma Phi Alpha.

    Connections

    • Married Robert W. Gable, Junior, February 4, 1961. Children: Susan Kay, Barbara Lynne, R. J. Kent.
    • father: John E. Clay
    • mother: Mabel I. (Davis) Clay
    • spouse: Robert W. Gable
    • children: Susan Kay Gable
    • Barbara Lynne Gable
    • R. J. Kent Gable
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