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Gail Leighty Lerner-Connaghan

Gail Leighty Lerner-Connaghan, American mental health nurse clinician. Registered nurse; certified clinical specialist. Member American Nurses Association, International Society for the Study Dissociation, International Transactional Analysis Association (clinical certified), Network of Professionals for Recovery and Growth.

Background

  • Lerner-Connaghan, Gail Leighty was born on February 24, 1947 in Burlington, Iowa, United States. Daughter of Marcus Rankin and Patricia Lee (Freedman) Leighty.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University Missouri, 1970. Master of Science in Psychology, Avila College, 1983.

    Career

    • Staff nurse, Research Medical Center, Kansas City, Missoury, 1970;head nurse, The Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, 1970-1972;assistant clinical nurse specialist, The Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, 1972-1977;staff nurse, Shwnee Mission Medical Center, Merriam, Kansas, 1977-1981;mental health nurse clinician, Matrix, Inc., Kansas City, 1978-1991;mental health nurse clinician, Charter Hospital of Overland Park (Kansas), 1991-1993;private practice, since 1993.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member American Nurses Association, International Society for the Study Dissociation, International Transactional Analysis Association (clinical certified), Network of Professionals for Recovery and Growth.

    Personality

    Interests

    Gardening, reading, racquetball.

    Connections

    • Married Gary Sanford Lerner, March 30, 1969 (divorced January 1979). Children: Jack Ivan, Sara Janine. Married Kevin Henry Connaghan, August 11, 1984.
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    Born February 24, 1947
    (age 70)