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Agnes Ruza Priscaro

Agnes Ruza Priscaro, American nursing administrator. Certified marriage and family therapist.


  • Priscaro, Agnes Ruza was born on February 22, 1935 in Erie, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Stephen Joseph and Anna Agnes (Zavazan) Ruza.

  • Education

    • Diploma, St. Vincent Hospital, Erie, 1957. Bachelor of Science, Villa Maria College, Erie, 1969. Master of Arts in Social Science, Gannon University, 1977.

      Master of Education, Gannon University, 1977. Doctor of Ministry, Graduate Theolog. Foundation, Indiana, 1995.


    • Community health and school nurse Department Health Allegheny County, Pittsburgh. Head nurse Hamot Medical Center, Erie. Supervisor St. Joseph Apartments.

      Executive director Minority Health Education Delivery System, Inc.

    Major achievements

    • Certified marriage and family therapist.


    Member American Association Marriage Family Therapists, American Association Counseling Development, Migrant Clinicians Network (board directors 1989-1990), Lung Association Northwest Pennsylvania (Second vice president), Association Multicultural Counselors, Pennsylvania Primary Health Care Association, Northwest Pennsylvania Rural Aids Alliance, Area Agency on Aging (board directors), Pennsylvania Multicultural Planning Committee on Aging, Sigma Theta Tau.


    • Children: Jerry, Mark, Jon.
    • father: Stephen Joseph Ruza
    • mother: Anna Agnes (Zavazan) Ruza
    • children: Jerry Priscaro
    • Mark Priscaro
    • Jon Priscaro
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    Born February 22, 1935