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Mary Jo Clark

Mary Jo Clark, American community health nurse. Registered Nurse, California. Nominated as Outstanding Faculty Member of School of Nursing, Medical College of Georgia, 1984, 85, Outstanding Faculty Member, East Tennessee State University, 1982; recipient Mother Mary Russell award University San Francisco School of Nursing, 1967.

Background

  • Clark, Mary Jo was born on October 21, 1945 in Omaha. Daughter of Jerome Martin and Mary Caroline (Seeger) Dummer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, University San Francisco, 1967. Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, University of California at Los Angeles, 1973. MSN, Texas Women's University, 1979.

      Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing, University Texas, 1988.

    Career

    • Community health nurse United States Peace Corp, Vita, India, 1967-1969. Instructor, assistant professor East Tennessee State University School of Nursing, Johnson City, 1976-1982. Assistant professor Medical College of Georgia School of Nursing, Augusta, 1982-1986.

      Professor University San Diego, Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science, Alcala Park, San Diego, since 1986. University professor University San Diego, Philip Y. Hahn School of Nursing, 1997. Consultant Westinghouse Health Systems Agency, 1977-1982.

      Pediatric nurse practitioner Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, Whittier, California, 1973-1976, public health nurse, 1970-1973.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, California.

    Works

    • Community Health Nursing Handbook
    • A quick reference to information frequently needed by nurses in the field, this useful handbook is excellent when used in conjunction with NURSING IN THE COMMUNITY: DIMENSION OF COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING, or as a stand-alone reference.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Scout facilitator Boy Scout Troop 980, 1992, 91, health and safety coordinator, since 1991, public health merit badge counselor, since 1991. Instructor positive parenting St. Therese Academy, 1987-1990. Member Red Cross Health and Safety Advisory Committee, San Diego, since 1986.

    Consultant San Diego County Health Department, 1986-1987. Director Community Outreach Partnership Center Information and Referral Services, since 1996. Member American Public Health Association, National League for Nursing, Epsilon Sigma Chapter Sigma Theta Tau, Zeta Mu Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, needlecrafts, crafts.

    Connections

    • Married Philip Earl Clark, March 10, 1979. 1 child, Philip Earl World War II.
    • father: Jerome Martin Dummer
    • mother: Mary Caroline (Seeger) Dummer
    • spouse: Philip Earl Clark
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    Born October 21, 1945
    (age 72)
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