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Margaret Marie Bradke (Peg Bradke)

Margaret Marie Bradke, American critical care nurse. Certified American Council of Learned Societies. Recipient Tribute to Women award Young Women’s Christian Association, Cedar Rapids, 1990.


  • Bradke, Margaret Marie was born on November 13, 1954 in Monticello, Iowa, United States. Daughter of Patrick Joseph and Geraldine Patricia (Lahey) Huber.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, Mount Mercy College, 1976. Master of Arts in Nursing, University Iowa, 1982.


    • Staff Registered Nurse Intensive Care Unit-critical care unit Mercy Hospital, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1976-1982. Clinical nurse specialist for cardiac rehabilitation St. Luke's Hospital, 1982-1986, director critical care nursing, since 1986. CEU instructor Kirkwood Community College, Cedar Rapids, 1978-1980.

      Nursing instructor Mount Mercy College, Cedar Rapids, 1979-1982, adjunct faculty, since 1984, University Iowa, Iowa City, since 1985. Advisory board for nursing practice Iowa Board Nursing, Des Moines, since 1991.

    Major achievements

    • Certified American Council of Learned Societies.


    Basic Cardiac Life Support instructor American Heart Association Iowa Affiliate, Des Moines, since 1978. Organ donation, community liaison Iowa State Organization Procurement Program, Iowa City, since 1989. Member American Organization Nurse Executives (secretary-treasurer Iowa district 6 since 1991), American Heart Association (board directors Linn County chapter since 1983, president 1985-1986), Mended Hearts (executive board directors), Sigma Theta Tau (Gamma chapter).


    • father: Patrick Joseph Huber
    • mother: Geraldine Patricia (Lahey) Huber
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    Born November 13, 1954
    (age 63)