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Sandra Ann Cupples

Sandra Ann Cupples, American cardiovascular nurse. Registered Nurse, Maryland, Pennsylvania, California, District of Columbia. Recipient Cincinnati Nursing Research Fellowship award American Heart Association, Nation's Capital Affiliate, Washington, 1990, 91, 92.

Background

  • Cupples, Sandra Ann was born on December 23, 1944 in Pittsburgh. Daughter of Alexander Anthony and Elizabeth Carmella (Doria) Aino.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, Duquesne University, 1966. MSN, Boston University, 1971. Doctor in Nursing Science, Catholic University America, Washington, 1989.

    Career

    • Staff nurse St. Clair Memorial Hospital, Mount Lebanon, Pennsylvania, 1966-1967, Naval Hospital, San Diego, 1967-1969, Veterans Administration Hospital, Boston, 1971. Clinical instructor Salve Regina College, Newport, Rhode Island, 1972. Research assistant Catholic University American, 1986-1987, assistant professor, 1989-1990.

      Clinical specialist Fairfax (Virginia) Hospital, 1989-1990. Staff nurse Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Maryland, 1990-1991. Director cardiac rehabilitation department National Naval Medical Center, 1991-1995.

      Heart transplant coordinator Washington Hospital Center, since 1995. Republican Tri-Svc. Nursing Research Group, Nurse Corps United States Naval Reserve, Washington, since 1992.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Maryland, Pennsylvania, California, District of Columbia.

    Membership

    Member American Nurses Association (council nurse researchers since 1988), American Heart Association (council on cardiovascular nursing), Association Military Surgeons United States, Sigma Theta Tau.

    Personality

    Interests

    Musician.

    Connections

    • Married Howard Palmer Cupples, October 24, 1970. Children: Cynthia, Timothy, Meredith, Keith, Jacqueline.
    • father: Alexander Anthony Aino
    • mother: Elizabeth Carmella (Doria) Aino
    • spouse: Howard Palmer Cupples
    • children: Cynthia Cupples
    • Timothy Cupples
    • Meredith Cupples
    • Keith Cupples
    • Jacqueline Cupples
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    Born December 23, 1944
    (age 72)
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