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Vivien Dee

Vivien Dee, American nursing administrator. Certified advanced nursing administration. Fellow American Academy Nursing, American Psychiatric Nurses Association (Excellence in Psychiatric Nursing award 1992); member American Nurses Association, American Organization Nurse Executives, Sigma Theta Tau (Leadership award 1994).

Background

  • Dee, Vivien was born on November 12, 1944 in Manila. Came to the United States, 1962. Daughter of David Hawkins and Ivy Marie (Woo) Dee.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, Loma Linda University, 1966. Minnesota, University of California at Los Angeles, 1974. Doctor of Nursing Science, University California, San Francisco, 1986.

    Career

    • Staff nurse White Memorial Medical Center, Los Angeles, 1966. Public health nurse Los Angeles County Health Department, 1966-1969. Program nurse specialist Child Development and Mental Retardation center University Washington, Seattle, 1969-1972.

      Assistant professor nursing California State University.A., 1974-1975. Nursing consultant Western Regional Center for the Developmentally Disabled, Santa Monica, California, 1974-1975. Clinical nurse coordinator child ambulatory services University of California at Los Angeles, 1975-1976.

      Assistant director nursing Neuropsychiat. Institute and Hospital University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, 1977-1987, associate hospital administrator, director nursing, since 1987. Assistant dean clinical affairs School Nursing University of California at Los Angeles, since 1987.

      President Psychiatric Healthcare Consultant, Rolling Hills Estates, since 1989. Visiting professor National Defense Medical Center, China, 1991. Trustee Loma Linda University, 1996.

    Major achievements

    • Certified advanced nursing administration.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals and chapters to books.

    Membership

    Fellow American Academy Nursing, American Psychiatric Nurses Association (Excellence in Psychiatric Nursing award 1992). Member American Nurses Association, American Organization Nurse Executives, Sigma Theta Tau (Leadership award 1994).

    Personality

    Interests

    Classical music, travel, tennis.

    Connections

    • Married John Robert Smith, September 30, 1984.
    • father: David Hawkins Dee
    • mother: Ivy Marie (Woo) Dee
    • spouse: John Robert Smith
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    Born November 12, 1944
    (age 73)
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