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Patricia T. Mieszala

Patricia T. Mieszala, American nurse, consultant. Registered Nurse St. Mary of Nazareth Health and Hospital Center, Chicago, 1968; licensed nurse Illinois. Recipient Outstanding Fire/Burn Prevention Educator of Year award, United States Fire Administration, 1979, Doctor Curtis P. Artz Distinguished Service award, American Burn Association, 1983, Director's award, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 1984.


  • Mieszala, Patricia T. was born on September 27, 1946 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Joseph Walter and Eugenia Rose (Mocarski) Mieszala.

  • Education

    • Postgraduate in Psychology and Psychiatry, Northeastern Illinois University, 1974—1978.


    • Psychiatric staff nurse Illinois State Psychological Institute, Chicago, 1969—1970. Pediatric office nurse Suburban Pediatrics Ltd., Des Plaines, 1970—1971. Research nurse Cook County Hospital Burn Center, Chicago, 1971, psychological burn nurse clinician, 1971—1981.

      President, founder Burn Concerns Inc., Chicago, since 1981. Consultant and lecturer in field. Technical consultant Film Communications, since 1976.

      National juvenile firesetter project manager Federal Emergency Management Agency, 1981—1986.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse St. Mary of Nazareth Health and Hospital Center, Chicago, 1968. Licensed nurse Illinois.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Editor: Journal Burn Care and Rehabilitation, since 1981.


    Member of Illinois Fire Chiefs and Inspectors Association, Illinois Nurses Association, Indiana Order Foresters, National Association Female Executives, Phoenix Society Recovered Burn Victims (advisory board), American Nurses Association, American Burn Association, International Society Burn Injuries.



    Music box collecting, golf.


    • father: Joseph Walter Mieszala
    • mother: Eugenia Rose (Mocarski) Mieszala
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    Born September 27, 1946
    (age 71)