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Sister Kathleen Patricia Wood

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.

Background

  • Wood, Sister Kathleen Patricia was born on January 15, 1943 in Oakland, California, United States. Daughter of Helen Wood.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University San Francisco, 1964. Master of Science in Nursing, University California, San Francisco, 1969. Postgraduate, University of California at Los Angeles, 1988.

    Career

    • 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.

    Major achievements

    • Certified public health nurse, school nurse, family nurse practitioner. Audiological certified. Joined Sisters of St. Francis, Roman Catholic Church, 1966.

    Membership

    Member California Coalition Nurse Practitioners (Nurse Practitioner of Distinction award 1992), American Academy Nurse Practitioners, National Association Pediatric Nurse Associates and Practitioners.

    Connections

    • father: Helen Wood. Wood
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    Born January 15, 1943
    (age 74)
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