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Karlene M. Kerfoot

Karlene M. Kerfoot, American health facility administrator. Certified nursing administrator, advanced Council for National Academic Awards. Fellow American Academy Nursing; member American Organization Nurse Executives (chairman bylaws committee 1989), Houston Organization Nurse Executives (president 1988, secretary 1990).

Background

  • Kerfoot, Karlene M. was born on September 17, 1942 in Newton, Iowa, United States. Daughter of Elzy Woodrow and Irene Lavina (Wilson) Mathern.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, University Iowa, 1965. Master of Arts, University Iowa, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, 1983.

    Career

    • Chief, Mental Health Assistance/Community Services Division Linn County Psychiatric Clinical, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1974-1978. Assistant professor College of Nursing University Iowa, Iowa City, 1979-1981. Senior associate director University Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 1981-1985.

      Executive vice president patient care St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Houston, since 1985.

    Major achievements

    • Certified nursing administrator, advanced Council for National Academic Awards.

    Works

    • Contributor over 100 articles to professional books and journals.

    Membership

    Fellow American Academy Nursing. Member American Organization Nurse Executives (chairman bylaws committee 1989), Houston Organization Nurse Executives (president 1988, secretary 1990).

    Connections

    • Married William Kerfoot, April 5, 1979. 1 child, Kristopher.
    • father: Elzy Woodrow Mathern
    • mother: Irene Lavina (Wilson) Mathern
    • spouse: William Kerfoot
    • child: Kristopher Kerfoot
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    Born September 17, 1942
    (age 75)
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