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Patricia Patten Hoge

Patricia Patten Hoge, American human services organization administrator. Registered Nurse, New York, Massachusetts, Delaware. Recipient Voice of Hope award American Cancer Society, 1979.


  • Hoge, Patricia Patten was born on March 6, 1945 in Newton, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Robert Ross and Jean Barnes (Smith) Patten.

  • Education

    • Diploma in nursing, New England Baptist Hospital School Nursing, 1965. Bachelor of Science in Psychology, State University of New York, 1979. Master of Science in Education, Elmira College, 1981.

      Master of Science in Human Services, Cornell University, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy in Human Services, Cornell University, 1983.


    • Staff nurse New England Baptist Hospital, Boston, 1965-1966, 70-71. Nurse teacher health Post School District, Corning, New York, 1973-1979. Project coordinator Steuben-Alleg Boards of Cooperative Educational Services, Painted Post, 1979-1981.

      Teaching assistant, lecturer Cornell University, Ithaca, 1981-1983. Executive director American Red Cross, Elmira, 1983-1987. Executive vice president Delaware division American Cancer Society, Wilmington, 1987-1997, chief cancer control officer Mid-Atlantic, 1997—2003, chief mission officer South Atlantic Division, since 2003.

      Consultant New York State Education Department, Albany, 1983, Corning-Painted Post School District, Corning, 1981-1982.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, New York, Massachusetts, Delaware.


    • Author: Me, My Baby and Blubber, 1980, A Teacher's Guide to Divorce, 1981, Teacher's Guide to Helping Children of Divorce, 1982.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Member alumni board College Human Ecology. Secretary New York State division American Cancer Society, 1982, board directors, 1979. Member New York State Federation Professional Health Educators (president 1983), New York State Academy of Sciences, Delaware Public Health Association (president 1991), Forum of Executive Women (president 1997).





    • Married Thomas Philip Seward, October 2, 1965 (divorced March 1987). Children: Amy, William. Married Philip A. Hoge, March 5, 1988.
    • father: Robert Ross Patten
    • mother: Jean Barnes (Smith) Patten
    • spouses: Thomas Philip Seward
    • Philip A. Hoge
    • children: Amy Hoge
    • William Hoge
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    Born March 6, 1945
    (age 72)