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Debra Rae Barkman

Debra Rae Barkman, American nephrology nurse. Registered Nurse, Kansas; certified nephrology nurse. Recipient certified for meritorious service Big. Brothers-Big Sisters, Sedgwick County, Kansas, 1982, 83, NKF Distinguished Service award, 1996, NKF Leadership award, 1998; American Nephrology Nurses Association Nurse in Washington internship grantee, 1992.


  • Barkman, Debra Rae was born on August 18, 1954 in Winfield, Kansas, United States. Daughter of Raymond O. and Gloria Mae (Stangle) Barkman.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Wesley School Nursing, Wichita, Kansas, 1975. Bachelor of Science in Health Arts, College St. Francis, Joliet, Illinois, 1985.


    • Staff nurse, surgical gynecology Wesley Medical Center, Wichita, 1975-1978, staff nurse, acute dialysis, 1978-1979, head nurse, acute dialysis, 1979-1986. Head nurse, acute dialysis services Wichita Dialysis Center, 1986-1988, education and quality coordinator, 1988-1992, quality, risk management, satellite supervisor, 1992-1994. Operations area manager Renal Management Inc., 1995-1999.

      Regional educator Renal Care Group, Wichita, since 1999. Member early intervention prevention steering committee National Kidney Foundation, New York City, 1993-1995, member key person legislation committee, since 1992. Member National Task Force on Technician Practice Delaware, 1995-1996.

      Elected member ESRD Network # 12 Medical Review Board, 1994-1997.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Kansas. Certified nephrology nurse.


    • Nursing editor Family Focus Patient Journal of National Kidney Foundation, 1995
    • author abstracts.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Member quality of dialysis steering committee National Kidney Foundation, 1995-1997, board directors, 1995-1997. Member American Nephrology Nurses Association (chapter president-elect 1992, chapter chair 1993), Association Practitioners in Infection Control (chapter legislation representative 1992-1995), Council Nephrology Nurses and Technicians (program chair annual meeting 1992-1993, national council chair 1994-1996, research chair 1997-1998, chair 1999 spring clinical meeting, Outstanding Contribution award 1992), Delta Sigma Chi.



    Cooking, travel, needlecrafts, pian.


    • father: Raymond O. Barkman
    • mother: Gloria Mae (Stangle) Barkman
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    Born August 18, 1954
    (age 63)