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Catherine Marie Boykin

Catherine Marie Boykin, American health care administrator, educator. Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Vermont. Recipient Founding Associate award Club de Abstemios Nuevo Amanecer, Osorno, 1968.

Background

  • Boykin, Catherine Marie was born on December 25, 1944 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, Villanova University, 1966. Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, University Connecticut, 1973. Master of Education, University Vermont, 1997.

    Career

    • Public health nurse United States Peace Corps, Osorno, Chile, 1967-1968. Coronary care specialist Queen of the Angels Hospital, Los Angeles, 1969-1970. Public health nurse Orthopaedic Hospital, 1970-1972.

      Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Northeast Kingdom Mental Health Services, Newport, Vermont, 1973-1975, The Child Health Center, St. Johnsbury, 1975-1981. Private pediatric nurse practitioner New Directions in Health, 1981-1984. Pediatric Nurse Practitioner The Burke Schools, Burke Hollow, Vermont, 1983-1984.

      Director health, comprehensive health educator Lyndon Institute, Lyndon Center, since 1984. Chair Vermont Joint Practice Committee: Vermont State Nurses Association, Vermont State Medical Society, 1981-1983. Coordinator Drug-Free Schools, Lyndon Institute, Lyndon Center, since 1984.

      Board member Heart Healthy Vermonter Advisory Board, St. Johnsbury, 1985-1990. Pediatric representative Vermont State Board Nursing Nurse Practitioner Advisory Committee, since 1985.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Vermont.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Vice chairperson Caledonia County Democratic Committee, St. Johnsbury, 1990-1995, treasurer, 1995-1999, secretary since 1999. Justice of the Peace, Lyndonville, since 1990. Chairperson Lyndon Town Democratic Committee, Lyndonville, since 1991.

    Member American Nurses Association, Vermont State Nurses Association (chairperson council of nursing practice 1975-1977), Vermont State School Nurses Association, Vermont Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (treasurer 1987-1989, co-chair since 1990), Vermont Nurse Practitioners Inc., National Association School Nurses.

    Personality

    Interests

    Computer technology, photography, videography.

    Connections

    • Daughter of William Lee (deceased) and Marie Eleanor (Hewson) B. Married Walter Miller Morris Junior, September 3, 1977. 1 child, William Martin Boykin-Morris.
    • father: William Lee Boykin
    • spouse: Walter Miller Morris Junior
    • child: William Martin Boykin-Morris Boykin
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    Born December 25, 1944
    (age 72)
    Nationality

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