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Diana Parish LaRocque

Diana Parish LaRocque, American public health service administrator. Certified diabetes educator. Recipient awards Bureau Indian Agency, 1971-1977, Exceptional Performance award, 1991, Group Performance award, 1992.

Background

  • LaRocque, Diana Parish was born on July 25, 1953 in Talihina, Oklahoma, United States. Daughter of Sampson and Mary M. (Taylor) Parish.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts, Eastern Oklahoma State College, Wilburton, 1973. Bachelor of Science, East Center University, Ada, Oklahoma, 1977. Master of Science, University Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, 1988.

    Career

    • Nurse, Department of Health and Human Services, United States Public Health Service, Indian Health Svc., 1977-1979;public health nurse, trainer, Department of Health and Human Services, United States Public Health Service, Indian Health Svc., 1979-1980;public health nurse, Department of Health and Human Services, United States Public Health Service, Indian Health Svc., 1980-1982;supervisory clinical nurse, Department of Health and Human Services, United States Public Health Service, Indian Health Svc., Ada (Oklahoma) Svc. Unit, 1982-1986;nurse educator, Department of Health and Human Services, United States Public Health Service, Indian Health Svc., Bemidji (Minnesota) Area Office, OklahomaCity (Oklahoma) Area Office, Cherokee (Oklahoma) Svc. Unit, 1986-1988;acting chief nurse consultant, diabetes nurse consultant, educator, Department of Health and Human Services, United States Public Health Service, Indian Health Svc., 1988-1992;director Public Health Nursing, Department of Health and Human Services, United States Public Health Service, Indian Health Svc., since 1992.

    Membership

    Member of the board global ministries, women's division and national division United Methodist Church, National American Indian Caucus, 1975-1976. Member at large administrative county meetings Cherokee (North Carolina) United Methodist Church, 1981-1982. Administrative county chairperson, general church secretary Mitchell Memorial United Methodist Church, Ada, 1983-1986.

    Member American Association Diabetes Educators.

    Connections

    • 1 child, Melissa R.
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    Born July 25, 1953
    (age 64)