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Margaret Anne Diekemper

Margaret Anne Diekemper, American community health nurse. Recipient Excellence in Nursing award St. Louis University Alumnae Association, 1987. Co-chair St. Louis Lead Poisoning Prevention Council, 1994, 95; advisory board chairperson Immigrant Health Project. Member American Nurses Association, American Public Health Association, Missouri Nurses Association (Nurse of Year District 3 1995), Sigma Theta Tau.

Background

  • Diekemper, Margaret Anne was born on September 25, 1949 in St. Louis. Daughter of Herbert T. and Bernadine (Klein) Diekemper.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Lutheran Hospital School Nursing, St. Louis, 1972. Bachelor of science in nursing, St. Louis University, 1975. MSN, St. Louis University, 1987.

    Career

    • Staff nurse University Oregon Health Sciences Center, Portland, 1972-1974, Cardinal Glenn Hospital, St. Louis, 1974-1975. Home health nurse Visiting Nurses Association Portland, 1975-1979, Madison (Wisconsin) Visiting Nurses Association, 1979-1980, Spokane (Washington) Visiting Nurses Association, 1980, Cardinal Ritter Institute, St. Louis, 1980-1981. Public health nurse, coordinator Family Care Center, 1981-1986, Thailand Refugee Camp, St. Louis, 1983-1984.

      Coordinator high-risk infant program St. Louis Regional Maternal and Child Health Council, 1986-1989. Perinatal outreach coordinator St. Louis Children's Hospital, 1989-1991. Health services coordinator Family Care Center Carondelet, St. Louis, 1991-1993.

      Adjunct clinical instructor Maryville University, 1993-1994, assistant professor nursing, since 1994. Member nurses committee St. Louis March of Dimes, 1986-1989. Officer Health Care is a Human Right Coalition, St. Louis, since 1985.

    Membership

    Co-chair St. Louis Lead Poisoning Prevention Council, 1994, 95. Advisory board chairperson Immigrant Health Project. Member American Nurses Association, American Public Health Association, Missouri Nurses Association (Nurse of Year District 3 1995), Sigma Theta Tau.

    Personality

    Interests

    Gardening, cooking, reading, music, dance.

    Connections

    • Married David Joel Harris, March 5, 1988. 1 child, Robert Daniel.
    • father: Herbert T. Diekemper
    • mother: Bernadine (Klein) Diekemper
    • spouse: David Joel Harris
    • child: Robert Daniel Diekemper
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    Born September 25, 1949
    (age 68)
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