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Barbara Jane Sinni-McKeehen

Barbara Jane Sinni-McKeehen, American nurse. Certified Nursing Education, State University of New York-Stony Brook, 1968, Registered Nurse New York, Florida, registered nurse practitioner, Florida. President Bellport Beach Property Owners Association, 1977—1980; Member of Mensa, American Federation Business & Professional Women, Florida Nurses Association, Ladies of Elks, Sigma Theta Tau, Delta Gamma.

Background

  • Sinni-McKeehen, Barbara Jane was born on August 22, 1943 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Francis Xavier and Jane Leverich (VanSchaick) Keller.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, Syracuse University, 1964. MSN, Hunter College, City University of New York, 1979.

    Career

    • Assistant head nurse outpatient clinics East Orange (New Jersey) General Hospital, 1965. Charge nurse medicine & surgery Clara Maas General Hospital, Belleville, New Jersey, 1966. Instructor nursing Los Angeles Wilson Technology Institute, Lindenhurst, New York, 1966—1968.

      School nurse, teacher West Babylon (New York ) School District, 1968—1971. Clinical instructor medical-surgical nursing Southampton Hospital, Riverhead, New York, 1971. Nurse unit administrator psychiatry Northport Veterans Administration Medical Center, 1971—1972, instructor physical assessment, 1971—1979, clinical preceptor, 1971—1979, cmty health nurse satellite clinics, 1973, clinical inservice coordinator, nurse, 1973—1974.

      Consultant to associate chief of staff/dean clinical campus State University of New York, 1974—1978. Adjunct professor C.W. Post University, Greenvale, New York, 1973—1976. Nurse practitioner Brookhaven Memorial Hospital, East Patchogue, 1976—1977.

      Director nursing services Patchogue Nursing Center, 1979—1980. Associate director nursing services Bayonet Point-Hudson Regional Medical Center, Hudson, Florida, 1981. Instructor Pasco-Hernando Community College, New Port Richey, 1981—1983.

      Nurse practitioner, clinical research coordinator Medical Service Veterans Administration Medical Center, Bay Pines, 1983—1990, nurse practitioner substance abuse treatment program, 1990—1992, dermatology nurse practitioner, since 1993. Adjunct member faculty St. Petersburg (Florida) Junior College, since 1995. Clinical instructor division dermatology & cutaneous surgery University Southern Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, since 1995, College Nursing, since 1996.

      Clinical associate College Nursing University, Tampa, since 1997. Consultant Community Hospital, New Port Richey, Florida. Lieutenant Nurse Corps United States Army, 1963-1965.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Nursing Education, State University of New York-Stony Brook, 1968, Registered Nurse New York, Florida, registered nurse practitioner, Florida.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals, chapters to books.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    President Bellport Beach Property Owners Association, 1977—1980. Member of Mensa, American Federation Business & Professional Women, Florida Nurses Association, Ladies of Elks, Sigma Theta Tau, Delta Gamma.

    Connections

    • Married Eugene Francis Farabaugh, April 21, 1965 (divorced 1972). 1 child Robert Matthew Farabaugh. Married Paul John Sinni, December 15, 1973 (divorced 1991).

      1 child Kristina Joy. Married Michael Robert McKeehen, February 14, 1993.
    • father: Francis Xavier Keller
    • mother: Jane Leverich (VanSchaick) Keller
    • spouses: Eugene Francis Farabaugh
    • Paul John Sinni
    • Michael Robert McKeehen
    • children: Robert Matthew Farabaugh Sinni-McKeehen
    • Kristina Joy Sinni-McKeehen
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    Born August 22, 1943
    (age 74)
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