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Suzanne Aprile-Forlenza

Suzanne Aprile-Forlenza, American nursing administrator. Certified nephrology nurse. Recipient CNNT Outstanding Individual Contribution award, National Kidney Foundation, 2001.

Background

  • Aprile-Forlenza, Suzanne was born on October 19, 1958 in Rockville Center, New York, United States. Daughter of Louis Joseph and Lorraine Aprile.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing (magna cum laude), Adelphi University, 1980. MSN, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1988.

    Career

    • Staff nurse Cardiac Care Unit Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, New York, 1980-1982. Staff nurse dialysis unit Long Island Jewish Hillside Medical Center, New Hyde Park, New York, 1982—1983. Clinican chronic/acute hemodialysis University Hospital State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1984—1987, staffing coordinator, 1987—1992, nurse manager renal services, 1992—1999.

      Director renal services Southampton (New York ) Hospital/Peconic Regional Dialysis Center, since 1999.

    Major achievements

    • Certified nephrology nurse.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Troop leader Suffolk County Girl Scouts, Riverhead, New York, 1992—1997. Den leader Suffolk County Boy Scouts American, Wading River, 1997—1999. Speaker Learning for Life program Suffolk County Council, Boy Scouts American, Medford, 1997—2000.

    Member of New York State Nurses Association (district 19), American Nephrology Nurses Association (president 1998-1999, president-elect 1997-1998, chair education committee 1996-1998, legislation representative 2000-2001), Florence Nightingale Honor Society, Sigma Theta Tau.

    Connections

    • Married Dominick D. Forlenza, September 30, 1984. Children: Nicole Marie Forlenza, Dominick Philip Forlenza, Giovanna Forlenza.
    • father: Louis Joseph
    • mother: Lorraine Aprile
    • spouse: Dominick D. Forlenza
    • children: Nicole Marie Forlenza Aprile-Forlenza
    • Dominick Philip Forlenza Aprile-Forlenza
    • Giovanna Forlenza Aprile-Forlenza
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    Born October 19, 1958
    (age 59)
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