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Karen Tatum Huss

Karen Tatum Huss, American nurse practitioner, researcher. Certified adult practitioner. Recipient Advancement of Military Medicine award Henry M. Jackson Foundation; grantee Ciba Geigy Research, Henry M. Jackson Foundation, 1992; Travel grantee Schering Corporation, American Academy Allergy/Immunology, 1992.

Background

  • Huss, Karen Tatum was born on November 23, 1947 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Michael and Sarah (Silverman) Tatum.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, University Maryland, Baltimore, 1969. Master of Science in Nursing Administration, University Maryland, Baltimore, 1975. Doctor of Nursing Science, Catholic University America, 1990.

    Career

    • Head nurse, medical unit Walter Reed Hospital, Washington, 1971-1974, senior nurse clinician, research assistant, 1974-1975. Assistant professor, team leader University Maryland School Nursing, Baltimore, 1975-1979. Nurse practitioner, nurse researcher Wyngate Medical Park, Bethesda, Maryland, 1979-1991, Washington.

      Research fellow allergy and immunology service Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 1987-1992. Postdoctoral research fellow in health promotion and behavior Johns Hopkins University School Nursing, Baltimore, since 1992.

    Major achievements

    • Certified adult practitioner.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Captain United States Army, 1967-1972. Member American Nurses Association, American Academy Allergy and Clinical Immunology (co-chair allied health research subcommittee), Maryland Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau.

    Connections

    • Married Richard W. Huss, May 27, 1972.
    • father: Michael Tatum
    • mother: Sarah (Silverman) Tatum
    • spouse: Richard W. Huss
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    Born November 23, 1947
    (age 69)
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