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Bernadette Knetchel Butler

Bernadette Knetchel Butler, American nursing educator, educator. Registered Nurse, Ohio.


  • Butler, Bernadette Knetchel was born on May 28, 1937 in Howell, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Felix V. and Sophia (Kuffel) Knetchel.

  • Education

    • Diploma in Nursing, Mercy School Nursing, 1958. Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Mary Manse College, 1960. Master of Science in Nursing, Indiana University, 1967.

      Doctor of Education, University Toledo, 1985.


    • Instructor Mercy School Nursing, Toledo, 1960-1977. Instructor Medical College Ohio School Nursing, 1977-1981, assistant professor Medical College, 1981-1987, associate professor, since 1988.


    Consultant alumni affairs Medical College Ohio School Nursing, since 1987. Member American Nurses Association, National League for Nursing, Association Women's Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses (local chairperson 1980-1984), Midwest Nursing Research Society, Ohio Perinatal Association, Sigma Theta Tau (secretary Zeta Theta chapter 1986-1988, archivist 1994-1996).


    • Married Robert F. Butler, October 11, 1974. 1 child, Kristen.
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    Born March 28, 1937