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Kathryn D.K. Keegan

Kathryn D.K. Keegan, American nurse. Certified psychiatric and mental health nurse; certified healing touch practitioner; certified holistic nurse. Recipient Legion of Honor award Chapel of Four Chaplains, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, 1987.

Background

  • Keegan, Kathryn D.K. was born on February 11, 1946 in Tooele, Utah, United States. Daughter of Thomas Michael and Leone Kathryn (Olson) Keegan.

  • Education

    • Registered Nurse diploma, Lutheran Deaconess Hospital School Nursing, 1969. Bachelor, Park College, 1978. Master of Arts, Webster University, 1982.

    Career

    • Teacher assistant Black Hills State College, Spearfish, South Dakota, 1964-1965. Nurse aide Lutheran Deaconess Hospital, Minneapolis, 1966-1969. Office manager, peer counselor Washington District of Columbia Rape Crisis Center, 1974-1976.

      Registered nurse United States Air Force and Air National Guard, United States and Japan, 1970-1976. Direct sales representative, group sales leader Avon Products, Inc., Fairview Heights, Illinois, 1976-1984. Chiropractic assistant Faulkner Chiropractic Clinic, 1983-1986.

      Office manager, chiropractic assistant Doctor Swiller's Chiropractic Office, Hartford, Connecticut, 1986. Assistant head nurse psychiatry Veterans Administration Medical Center, Newington, 1986-1989. Assistant nurse manager inpatient psychiatry New Britain (Connecticut) General Hospital, 1989-1991.

      Private practice holistic health The Natural Choice Wellness Center, Newington, since 1991. Staff nurse Veterans Administration Medical Center, West Haven, Connecticut, 1992-1996, research nurse in substance abuse, since 1996.

    Major achievements

    • Certified psychiatric and mental health nurse. Certified healing touch practitioner. Certified holistic nurse.

    Works

    • Author, Poems, "Thoughts", 1987.

    Membership

    Secretary parish planning council Faith Lutheran Church, Fairview Heights, 1982-1984. Volunteer nurse United States Air Force Medical Center, Washington, 1975-1976. Member National Association of Female Executives, Touch for Health Foundation (instructor since 1984), Parker Chiropractic Research Foundation, American Holistic Nurses Association (certified), Nurse Healers Professional Associates, Sigma Kappa.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, nature walks, meditation.

    Connections

    • Married Wayne A. Grant, III, November l7, l973 (divorced l986).
    • father: Thomas Michael Keegan
    • mother: Leone Kathryn (Olson) Keegan
    • spouse: Wayne A. Grant
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    Born February 11, 1946
    (age 71)
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