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Sister Frances M. Smalkowski

Sister Frances M. Smalkowski, American psychiatric-mental health and geriatrics nurse. Registered Nurse, Connecticut, New York; certified school nurse teacher, Connecticut; certified in health, New York; joined Congregation of Sisters of Holy Family of Nazareth, 1960. Recipient award Holy Family Guild, 1987; National Institute of Mental Health grantee, 1968, 70-72, 83-84.


  • Smalkowski, Sister Frances M. was born on November 13, 1944 in Jamaica, New York, United States. Daughter of Joseph and Frances (Kosiorek) Smalkowski.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, Catholic University America, 1968. Master of Science in Psychiatric Nursing, University Maryland, Baltimore, 1972. Postgraduate, Adelphi University, 1984.


    • Head nurse Marian Heights Infirmary, Monroe, Connecticut. Consultant on family life and mental health Diocese of Brooklyn. Psychiatric clinical specialist, co-director pastoral care Pope John Paul II Center for Health Care, Danbury, Connecticut.

      Private practice psychiatric family adult counseling and psychotherapy, Monroe.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Connecticut, New York. Certified school nurse teacher, Connecticut. Certified in health, New York.

      Joined Congregation of Sisters of Holy Family of Nazareth, 1960.


    • Editor, contributor: Readings in Public Policy and Health Care, Volunteer II. Contributor articles to nursing journals.


    Member American Nurses Association (certified psychiatric mental health clinical specialist), Connecticut Nurses Association (past Second vice president, lst vice president), Council Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, National Association Catholic Chaplains (certified), Sigma Theta Tau.


    • father: Joseph Smalkowski
    • mother: Frances (Kosiorek) Smalkowski
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    Born November 13, 1944
    (age 73)