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Kathleen Anne Dracup

Kathleen Anne Dracup, American dean, nursing educator. Recipient Eugene Brunwald Academy Mentorship award American Heart Association, 2003; Distinguished Practitioner National Academy, Washington, 1987; Fulbright Senior scholar, 1995.


  • Dracup, Kathleen Anne was born on September 28, 1942 in Santa Monica, California, United States. Daughter of Paul Joseph and Lucy Elizabeth (Milligan) Molloy.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, St. Xavier's College, Chicago, 1967. Master in Nursing, University of California at Los Angeles, 1974. Doctor in Nursing Science, University California, San Francisco, 1982.


    • Clinical nurse Little Company of Mary Hospital, Chicago, 1967-1970, University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center, 1970-1974. Assistant clinical professor University of California at Los Angeles, 1974-1978, research fellow, department medicine, 1979-1981, assistant professor to professor, 1982-1999. Clinical nurse, school nursing University California San Francisco Medical Center, 1979.

      Dean, school nursing University California, since 2000. Private practice psychotherapist, 1980—1995.


    • Editor Heart and Lung Journal, 1981-1991, American Journal Critical Care, since 1991. Editor Critical Care Nursing Series. Contributor chapters to books, articles to professional journals.


    Fellow Council Cardiovascular Nursing, American Heart Association, American Association Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation. Member Institute of Medicine, American Nurses' Association, American Association Critical Care Nurses (life), Sigma Theta Tau.


    • Children: Jeffrey, Jonathan, Joy, Jan, Brian.
    • father: Paul Joseph Molloy
    • mother: Lucy Elizabeth (Milligan) Molloy
    • children: Jeffrey Dracup
    • Jonathan Dracup
    • Joy Dracup
    • Jan Dracup
    • Brian Dracup
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    Born September 28, 1942
    (age 75)