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Diane Duffy Glismann

Diane Duffy Glismann, American health facility administrator. Certified Critical Care Nurse Practitioner, American College Surgeons. Named Colorado Nurse of Year, 1975.


  • Glismann, Diane Duffy was born on February 8, 1935 in Buffalo. Daughter of William Howard and Celeste (Strigl) Woodley.

  • Education

    • Diploma in nursing, Sisters of Charity Hospital, 1955. Bachelor of Science, College St. Francis, 1982.


    • With emergency department Lutheran Medical Center, 1971-1975. Director nursing Medical Personnel Pool, Denver, 1975-1980. Executive director Community Health Services, 1982-1984.

      Director nursing Parkside Health Management, 1984-1985, Western Home Health, Denver, 1985-1986. Administrator Health Care Specialists, 1986-1987. Branch manager National Standard Instructor Services Inc., 1987-1991.

      Director professional services HRN Services, Inc., 1991-1993. President, Chief Executive Officer HRN Colorado, since 1993. Nurse lobbyist internship program, 1972.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Critical Care Nurse Practitioner, American College Surgeons.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Member Governor's Council on Emergency Medicine, Denver, 1975-1977. Board directors Colorado Heart Association, Denver, 1977. Member American Nurses Association (state delegate 1980), American Medical Society Auxiliary (national committee on legislation since 1992), Colorado Federation Nursing (president 1983), Colorado Medical Society Auxiliary (legis chairman 1989-1990, president-elect 1989-1990, president 1990-1991), Colorado Medical Society Alliance (legislation chairman since 1993), Colorado Medical Organization (political action committee, board directors since 1990), Clear Creek County Medical Society Auxiliary (president 1988-1989).



    Running, biking, hiking, skiing, tennis.


    • Married Richard E. Rahill, November 3, 1956 (divorced 1969). Children: Kevin, Sharon, Suzanne, Michele. Married James C. Duffy, November 12, 1970 (divorced 1983).

      Children: Michael and Julia (twins). Married John D. Glismann, November 28, 1985. Children: Linda, Diana, John P., Laura.
    • father: William Howard Woodley
    • mother: Celeste (Strigl) Woodley
    • spouses: Richard E. Rahill
    • James C. Duffy
    • John D. Glismann
    • children: Kevin Glismann
    • Sharon Glismann
    • Suzanne Glismann
    • Michele Glismann
    • Michael and Julia Glismann (twins)
    • Linda Glismann
    • Diana Glismann
    • John P. Glismann
    • Laura Glismann
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    Born February 8, 1935