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Irene Makar Joos

Irene Makar Joos, American nursing educator.

Background

  • Joos, Irene Makar was born on October 18, 1945 in Pittsburgh. Daughter of Joseph and Pearl (Wassilchalk) Makar.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, 1966. Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Pennsylvania State University, 1970. Master of Science in Nursing, University Pittsburgh, 1974.

      Doctor of Philosophy, University Pittsburgh, 1981. Master of Science in Info Sciences, 1988.

    Career

    • Staff nurse Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, 1966—1970, instructor, 1970—1972. Faculty University Pittsburgh, since 1974. Assistant director Longitudinal Redundancy Check, 1988—1991, interim director, 1991—1993, member faculty, since 1993.

    Works

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: United Methodist Church

    Membership

    Member president Tri State Nursing Computer Network, 1990—1992, executive committee, since 1992. Member of Pennsylvania State Alumni Association, Association Development Computer Instructional Systems, North America Simulation and Gaming Association (board directors), National League for Nursing (council nursing informatics executive council), Sigma Theta Tau (bylaws chairman 1983-1985, president- elect since 1995).

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, painting, embroidery, exercise, computers.

    Connections

    • Married Brian Joos Joos, November 18, 1967. 1 child Brian-Michael.
    • father: Joseph Makar
    • mother: Pearl (Wassilchalk) Makar
    • spouse: Brian Joos Joos
    • child: Brian-Michael Joos
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    Born October 18, 1945
    (age 72)
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