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Inger Bjerknes

Inger Bjerknes, American nurse. Member Sigma Theta Tau.

Background

  • Bjerknes, Inger was born on November 8, 1937 in Copenhagen. Came to the United States, 1962. Daughter of Oluf Reinholt and Dagny Mundberg (Pedersen) Poulsen.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts in Mental Health with high honors, Prince George's Community College, Largo, Maryland, 1976. Associate of Arts in Nursing with honors, Prince George's Community College, Largo, Maryland, 1980. Bachelor of science in nursing magna cum laude, Georgetown University, 1988.

      MSN, Georgetown University, 1991.

    Career

    • Aftercare coordinator, family and youth counselor Southern Area Youth Services, Forrestville, Maryland, 1976-1978. Staff nurse Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, 1980-1990, assistant nurse coordinator surgical unit, 1990-1992, assistant nurse coordinator medical unit, since 1992. Clinical educator Prince George's Community College, Largo, 1991-1992.

    Membership

    Member Sigma Theta Tau.

    Personality

    Interests

    Family activities, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Vilhelm Bjerknes, February 9, 1963 (deceased February 1995). Children: Torbjorn, Christian.
    • father: Oluf Reinholt Poulsen
    • mother: Dagny Mundberg (Pedersen) Poulsen
    • spouse: Vilhelm Bjerknes
    • children: Torbjorn Bjerknes
    • Christian Bjerknes
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    Born November 8, 1937
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