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Dretha Mary Emo

Dretha Mary Emo, American nurse. Marshall fellow to Denmark, 1981; decorated Army Commendation medals (2). Served to captain United States Army, 1969-1972, lieutenant colonel Reserve; Member Association Military Surgeons of the United States, Reserve Officers Association, DAV, United States Horse Cavalry Association, National Association Female Executives, American Association for History of Nursing, Sierra Club, Sigma Theta Tau.

Background

  • Emo, Dretha Mary was born on May 28, 1943 in Rochester, New York, United States. Daughter of George Vincent and Lelia Cecelia (Betts) Emo.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Education, State University of New York, Geneseo, 1965. Master of Arts in Geography, Arizona State University, 1976. Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Arizona State University, 1979.

      Bachelor of Science in Sociology, Arizona State University, 1983. Master of Science in Nursing, University Texas, 1983.

    Career

    • Teacher public schools, various locations, 1966-1969, Casa Grande Elementary School, Arizona, 1972-1974. Medical surgical nurse Scottsdale Memorial Hospital, 1980. Psychiatric nurse Samaritan Health Services, Phoenix, 1982.

      Unit nursing supervisor Austin State Hospital, Texas, 1986. Consultant nursing services Healthcare Rehabilitation Center, Austin, since 1986. President Electric Therapeutic & Recreational Enterprises, since 1986.

      Researcher on elderly American Scandinavian Foundation/Danish Nurses Organization, Copenhagen, 1981. Volunteer Vista, Gallup, New Mexico, 1965-1966.

    Membership

    Served to captain United States Army, 1969-1972, lieutenant colonel Reserve. Member Association Military Surgeons of the United States, Reserve Officers Association, DAV, United States Horse Cavalry Association, National Association Female Executives, American Association for History of Nursing, Sierra Club, Sigma Theta Tau.

    Personality

    Interests

    Writing, reading, camping, sewing, music.

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    Born March 28, 1943
    (age 74)