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R. Colleen DeTurk

R. Colleen DeTurk, American geriatrics and public health nurse. Certified school nurse, Indiana, Illinois. Member American Nurses Association (certified gerontological nurse), Indiana State Nurses Association (district president), Sigma Theta Tau (Delta Omicron president, excellence in teaching award, 1989, chapter excellence award, 1985).

Background

  • DeTurk, R. Colleen was born on March 6, 1937 in Decatur, Illinois, United States. Daughter of John M. and Ruth (Capps) Longstreet.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Indiana University, 1959. Bachelor of science in nursing, Sangomon State University, 1975. MSN, Indiana University, 1983.

    Career

    • Health education and service coordinator Riverton (Illinois) School District. Director of Nursing Medicenter of America, Springfield, Illinois. Instructor in nursing J.F. Burnham School Nursing, Champaign.

      Associate, professor, director continuing education Purdue University, WestLafayette, Indiana.

    Major achievements

    • Certified school nurse, Indiana, Illinois.

    Membership

    Member American Nurses Association (certified gerontological nurse), Indiana State Nurses Association (district president), Sigma Theta Tau (Delta Omicron president, excellence in teaching award, 1989, chapter excellence award, 1985).

    Connections

    • Married Phillip E. DeTurk, December 29, 1956. Children: Tamara S., Phillip T.
    • father: John M. Longstreet
    • mother: Ruth (Capps) Longstreet
    • spouse: Phillip E. DeTurk
    • children: Tamara S. DeTurk
    • Phillip T. DeTurk
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