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Kathryn Marie Luciano

Kathryn Marie Luciano, American health facility administrator.


  • Luciano, Kathryn Marie was born on November 27, 1943 in Tucson. Daughter of Oscar M. and Norma M. (White) Buchanan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, San Diego State University, 1965. Master of Science in Nursing, California State University, 1975.


    • Staff nurse St. John's Hospital, Oxnard, California, 1965, Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles, 1965-1967, clinical instructor, 1967-1970, inservice education coordinator, 1970-1972, director nursing education, 1973-1974, assistant director nursing, 1975. Vice president nursing services Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital, Whittier, California, 1975-1990, vice president patient services, since 1990, vice president hospital operations. Faculty advisory Rio Hondo College Allied Health Department, since 1976.

      Preceptor graduate nursing administration program, University of California at Los Angeles School Nursing, since 1980, assistant clinical professor, since 1982, clinical associate, since 1986. Board directors InterHealth Home Health Care, Whittier. Consultant in field.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Secretary Inservice Education Coun of Los Angeles, 1968-1972, president 1973-1975. President San Gabriel Valley Directors Nursing Council, 1982-1984. Secretary Nursing Administrators Council-Hospital Council Southern California, 1980-1984, president 1984-1986.

    Member American Nurses Association, American Association of University Women, American Organization Nurse Executives, California Organization Nurse Executives, California Nurses Association, Los Angeles Area Nursing Administrators Council (secretary 1979-1981, treasurer 1981-1985, president since 1988), Healthcare Forum, Women in Health Administration Southern California, Sigma Theta Tau.


    • Married Richard J. Luciano, December 19, 1970. 1 child: Stephanie.
    • father: Oscar M. Buchanan
    • mother: Norma M. (White) Buchanan
    • spouse: Richard J. Luciano
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    Born November 27, 1943
    (age 73)