Sister Kathleen Patricia Wood, American family nurse practitioner. Certified public health nurse, school nurse, family nurse practitioner; audiological certified; joined Sisters of St. Francis, Roman Catholic Church, 1966. National Institute of Mental Health grantee, 1972; named Alumni of Year, University San Francisco, 1984, Hispanic of Week, Channel 52, Los Angeles, 1990.
Public health nurse Sacramento County Health Department, 1965-1966. Clinical nurse specialist Los Angeles County-University Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, 1970-1974. Director social services Our Lady of Soledad Parish Crisis Center, 1978-1984.
Director services St. Francis Center, 1984-1989. Family nurse practitioner University of California at Los Angeles School Nursing Clinc at St. Francis Center, 1990-1992. Family nurse practitioner, coordinator Healthy Start Pasadena (California) Unified School District, since 1993.