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Donald Walter Kemper

Donald Walter Kemper, American health promotion advocate. Member of Idaho Public Health Association, Prospective Medicine Society, National Council Aging, American Society Aging (board directors since 1987), American Public Health Association.

Background

  • Kemper, Donald Walter was born on April 15, 1946 in Rayne, Louisiana, United States. Son of Walter Rice and Dorothy (Chappius) Kemper.

  • Education

    • Educational Studies, Elementary School, University Texas-Austin, 1968. MSIE, Georgia Technology, 1971. Master in Public Health, University California-Berkeley, 1972.

    Career

    • Research analyst Medical College Georgia, Augusta, 1968—1969. Consultant World Health Organization, Cali, Colombia, 1973. Senior engineer United States Public Health Service, Rockville, Maryland, 1974—1976.

      Executive director Healthwise, Boise, since 1975. Board directors Gem Health Association, 1976—1980, Idaho Health Systems Agency, 1977—1980. Director health promotion TAC/X, Boise, 1978—1979.

      Board directors Idaho Mountain Search & Rescue, 1972—1975, Idaho Consumer Affairs, 1975—1976. Associate editor Medical Self Care, 1980—1987. Media coordinator Physicians Social Responsibility, 1982—1984.

      Advisor Boise Council Aging, 1983—1984. Lieutenant United States Public Health Service, 1969-1971.

    Works

    • Healthwise Handbook for Canada
    • Eight out of ten health problems are cared for at home, and Healthwise® Handbook for Canada helps people do a better job of managing their health concerns at home.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member of Idaho Public Health Association, Prospective Medicine Society, National Council Aging, American Society Aging (board directors since 1987), American Public Health Association.

    Connections

    • Married Karen Katherine Connors, February 17, 1968. Children: Amanda, William, Laurel, T. J.
    • father: Walter Rice Kemper
    • mother: Dorothy (Chappius) Kemper
    • spouse: Karen Katherine Connors
    • children: Amanda Kemper
    • William Kemper
    • Laurel Kemper
    • T. J. Kemper
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    Born April 15, 1946
    (age 71)
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