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Kathleen Helen Tiedeken

Kathleen Helen Tiedeken, American health facilities administrator. Registered Nurse, New Jersey. Research grantee State Department Health, 1990, 91; Johnson & Johnson Wharton fellow in management for nurses, 1992.


  • Tiedeken, Kathleen Helen was born on August 6, 1945 in Camden, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Joseph Henry and Katherine Rita (Byrne) Tiedeken.

  • Education

    • Registered Nurse, Our Lady of Lourdes School, Camden, 1966. Bachelor of science in nursing, University Pennsylvania, 1974. MSN, University Pennsylvania, 1979.


    • Staff nurse Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, 1966-1968, head nurse, 1968-1976, assistant director staffing, 1976-1978, assistant director nursing, 1978-1980, associate director nursing, 1980-1983. Associate executive director nursing West Jersey Health System, Voorhees, New Jersey, 1983-1987. Associate administrator nursing Memorial Hospital Burlington County, Mount Holly, 1986-1990, vice president patient services, 1990-1993, vice president patient and hospital operations, 1993-1995.

      Assistant administrator patient care services Mediplex Rehabilitation Hospital, Marlton, since 1995. Clinical adjunct, faculty nursing Widener University. Speaker in field.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, New Jersey.


    • Contributing author: Emotion and Reproduction, 1979, New Directions for Nursing in the '80s, 1980, Computer Applications in Nursing Education and Practice, 1992.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Member American Nurses Association (certified nursing advanced administration), Organization American Nurses Executives (board directors, chairman educational dialogue committee, newsletter), New Jersey State Nurses Association (legislation committee, role of honor committee 1980-1985), New Jersey Board Nursing (ad hoc committee on unlicensed personnel role), Volunteer Hospitals American (New Jersey nursing council), American College Obstetricians and Gynecologists (nurses association), National Perinatal Association, Sigma Theta Tau.



    Travel, photography, swimming, reading.


    • father: Joseph Henry Tiedeken
    • mother: Katherine Rita (Byrne) Tiedeken
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    Born August 6, 1945
    (age 72)