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Marjorie Mae Meehan

Marjorie Mae Meehan, American healthcare manager, educator, nurse. vocational trade and technical certified, education and administration certified, California; Registered Nurse, Michigan. Federal grant trainee Public Health Service, Department of Health, 1963-1965.


  • Meehan, Marjorie Mae was born on October 20, 1935 in Sanford, Michigan, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, Adelphi University, 1965. Master of Science, California State College, 1972. Master of Public Administration, University Colorado, 1986.

      Postgraduate, University Colorado, from 1986.


    • Charge nurse Hurley Hospital, Flint, Michigan, 1956. Staff nurse emergency room Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida, 1957-1958. Staff nurse obstetrics United States Navy Hospital, Quonset Point, Rhode Island, 1960.

      Private duty nurse various cities, 1960-1966. Instructor medical-surgical nursing Methodist Hospital School Nursing, Memphis, 1966-1968, Center Islip Psychiatric Center, Central Islip, New York, 1973-1975. Director nursing Kern Medical Center, Bakersfield, California, 1974-1978, Denver Health and Hospitals, 1978-1989, operating division director, 1989-1991, executive assistant to chief executive officer, 1991-1995, director organizational and employee development, 1995-1997.

      Faculty nursing University Colorado, Denver, 1980-1991. Faculty health science management Webster University, Aurora, Colorado, from 1986. Associate director Denver Nursing Project in Human Caring for Acuired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Victims, since 1988.

      Presenter hospital associations, institutes, nursing departments, 1988.

    Major achievements

    • Vocational trade and technical certified, education and administration certified, California. Registered Nurse, Michigan.


    • Contributor articles to American Journal Nursing, Dimensions Critical Care, Nursing Administration Quarterly, Health Management Quarterly, Safety Net.


    Advisory board Atlantis Community, 1980-1981. Board directors Colorado Cancer Society, 1979-1981. Organizational task force committee California Society for Nursing Service Administrators, 1978-1979.

    Steering committee for hospital design and planning Kern Medical Center, Bakersfield, California, 1976-1979. Advisory committee external degree nursing program and Licensed Vocational Nursing-ADN program Bakersfield College, 1976-1979. Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome advisory council Department Health and Hospitals, Denver, 1987.

    Center associate director, member organizing committee Denver Nursing Project in Human Caring, 1988. Member National League Nursing (recruitment committee 1988, resolutions committee 1988, nominating 1988), Colorado League Nursing (board directors 1984-1989, scholarship chair since 1986).


    • Daughter of Wilfred Groner and Doris (Grandy) Perron. Divorced 1972; children: Jeffrey, Trent, Teresa.
    • father: Wilfred Groner Perron
    • mother: Doris (Grandy) Perron
    • children: Jeffrey Meehan
    • Trent Meehan
    • Teresa Meehan
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    Born October 20, 1935
    Died November 9, 2004
    (aged 69)