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Mary A. Cooke

Mary A. Cooke, American hospice director. Member American Nurses Association, New York State Nurses Association (board directors since 1996), New Jersey Nurses Association (vice president 1971, board directors 1972-1976), New York State Hospice Association (board directors since 1996), Sigma Theta Tau.

Background

  • Cooke, Mary A. was born on September 22, 1944 in Hoboken, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of John F. and Mary A. (Schmidt) Cooke.

  • Education

    • Registered Nurse, St. Joseph School Nursing, Syracuse, New York, 1966. Bachelor of Science, Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey, 1968. Master of Arts, New York University, 1972.

    Career

    • Staff nurse St. Mary's Hospital, Hoboken, New Jersey, 1966, Holy Name Hospital, Teaneck, 1967-1968, St. Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, 1969. Instructor Elizabeth General Hospital, 1969-1972, clinical nurse specialist, 1972-1974. Nursing care coordinator Cabrini Medical Center, New York City, 1974-1982.

      Nursing director Cabrini Hospice, 1982-1983, director, since 1983. Partner, progressive director Ahmed, Gordon & Mancino, New York City, 1981-1983. Adjunct faculty School Nursing, Columbia University, since 1992.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member American Nurses Association, New York State Nurses Association (board directors since 1996), New Jersey Nurses Association (vice president 1971, board directors 1972-1976), New York State Hospice Association (board directors since 1996), Sigma Theta Tau.

    Personality

    Interests

    Skiing, writing.

    Connections

    • father: John F. Cooke
    • mother: Mary A. (Schmidt) Cooke
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    Born September 22, 1944
    (age 73)
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