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Mary Julia Bigongiari

Mary Julia Bigongiari, American nurse, anesthetist. Certified nurse anesthetist. Decorated Air Force Commendation medal. First aid nurse American Diabetes Association Annual Bike Ride, since 1987, Chicago ARea Running Association, since 1987, others. Lieutenant colonel United States Air Force, since 1968. Member American Association Nurse Anesthetists, American Heart Association.

Background

  • Bigongiari, Mary Julia was born on October 27, 1945 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Achilles and Victoria (Lucetti) Bigongiari.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, Loyola University, Chicago, 1967. Master of Science, University California, San Francisco, 1972. Diploma, Rush School Nurse Anesthesia, Chicago, 1978.

    Career

    • Head nurse VA Lakeside Hospital, Chicago, 1969-1971. Instructor, practitioner Rush University College Undergrad. Nursing, 1974-1976; staff anesthetist Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Hospital, 1978-1981, faculty, cour director, 1980-1981.

      Faculty, clinical coordinator Rush University, Chicago, 1980-1981. Chief anesthetist St. Anthony Hospital, 1981-1982, Louise Burg Hospital, Chicago, 1985. Staff anesthetist St. Mary Nazareth, since 1980.

      Indiana controller anesthesia services Chicago, since 1982. Flight nurse instructor Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, since 1971. Consultant to Surgeon General on flight nursing, Washington, since 1984.

      Instructor CPR, American Red Cross. Guest lecturer Air Force Flight Nurse School, Brooks Air Force Base, Texas, since 1984.

    Major achievements

    • Certified nurse anesthetist.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    First aid nurse American Diabetes Association Annual Bike Ride, since 1987, Chicago ARea Running Association, since 1987, others. Lieutenant colonel United States Air Force, since 1968. Member American Association Nurse Anesthetists, American Heart Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Art, sailplaning, jewelry design, hockey, photography.

    Connections

    • father: Achilles Bigongiari
    • mother: Victoria (Lucetti) Bigongiari
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    Born October 27, 1945
    (age 72)
    Nationality

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