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Dena Elizabeth Demaree

Dena Elizabeth Demaree, American nurse educator. Registered Nurse Kentucky. Department of Health grantee, 1971, 1976.

Background

  • Demaree, Dena Elizabeth was born on March 4, 1944 in Seymour, Indiana, United States. Daughter of George Diedrick and Mabel Harriet (Brackemyre) Miller.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Methodist Hospital School Nursing, Indianapolis, 1965. Bachelor of science in nursing, Indiana University, Indianapolis, 1972. MSN, University Kentucky, 1977.

    Career

    • Staff nurse coronary care, supervisor Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, 1966—1974. Nurse epidemiologist St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington, 1974—1977. Assistant professor nursing Kentucky University, Richmond, since 1977.

      Executive coordinator Hospice Boyle County Inc., Danville, Kentucky, 1983—1985, board directors, 1982—1983. Consultant education unit Collins, Kubal & Miles, 1983—1984. Staff Intensive Care Unit, Ephraim McDowell, Danville, 1981—1988.

      Flex staff Intensive Care Unit, 1991—1992, member site base management council, since 1992. Board directors, secretary Heritage Hospice, since 1987, chair patient care committee, since 1992.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse Kentucky.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member Republican County Executive Board, Boyle, Kentucky, 1981—1983, Arthritis Foundation Louisville. Member planning committee Health Forum III, Danville, 1982. President United Methodist Women, 1982.

    Regional & state judge Odyssey Mind, 1988—1995. Medical missionary Belize, 1991, St. Vincent, Uganda, 1995. Member of American Nurses Association, Kentucky Nurse Association (public relations membership committee chairman 1981-1982, ethics committee 1988-1990, district 9 president 1985-1986, vice president 1978-1981, secretary 1981-1982, secretary treasurer 1986-1989, program chairman 1982-1988, nominating committee 1993), Nurses Christian Fellwoship, Medical Fellowship, Delta Psi, Theta Nu (faculty advisor 1989-1991, research review committee 1988-1989, 1992-1993, regional assembly committee 1989), Sigma Theta Tau.

    Connections

    • Married David Thomas Demaree, June 18, 1966. Children: Meredith Anne, Matthew David.
    • father: George Diedrick Miller
    • mother: Mabel Harriet (Brackemyre) Miller
    • spouse: David Thomas Demaree
    • children: Meredith Anne Demaree
    • Matthew David Demaree
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    Born March 4, 1944
    (age 73)
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