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Diane Walker Holzum

Diane Walker Holzum, American clinical nurse specialist. Registered Nurse; certified trauma nurse specialist, advanced practice nurse.


  • Holzum, Diane Walker was born on December 22, 1954 in Springfield, Missouri, United States. Daughter of Harold B. and Ruth Ann (Ritenour) Walker.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Burge School Nursing, Springfield, 1975. Bachelor of science in nursing, Southwest Missouri State University, 1979. MSN, University Texas, 1981.


    • Staff nurse Cox Medical Center, Springfield, 1975-1976. Night supervisor Osteopathic Hospital, 1976-1978. Charge nurse St. John's Regional Medical Center, 1978-1979.

      Clinical nurse specialist Southeast Hospital, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, since 1981. Advanced practice nurse with hospitalist program Southwest Missouri Hospital.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse; certified trauma nurse specialist, advanced practice nurse.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Board directors American Heart Association, Cape Girardeau, 1983-1990. Member American Association of Critical Care Nurses (chapter president 1983, certified Critical Care Registered Nurse 1984), American Nurses Association (certified clinical nurse specialist), Missouri League for Nursing (instructor state board review 1988-1998).



    Children, reading, gardening.


    • Married Michael R. Holzum, September 20, 1986 (divorced). Children: Nichole Danielle, Caitlin Michelle.
    • father: Harold B. Walker
    • mother: Ruth Ann (Ritenour) Walker
    • spouse: Michael R. Holzum
    • children: Nichole Danielle Holzum
    • Caitlin Michelle Holzum
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    Born December 22, 1954
    (age 62)