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Kathryn Kluss Peppe

Kathryn Kluss Peppe, American pediatrics nurse, educator. Registered Nurse, Ohio. Grantee Ohio Department Health 1980, 83-86, 85-86.


  • Peppe, Kathryn Kluss was born on March 4, 1947 in Akron, Ohio, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, Ohio State University, 1969. Master of Science in Pediatric Nursing Education, Ohio State University, 1971.


    • From nurse general surgery to burn unit nurse Ohio State University Hospitals, Columbus, 1969-1970. Instructor Orient (Ohio) State Institute, 1971, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1971-1975. Assistant nursing director Division Maternal and Child Health Ohio Department Health, 1975-1977, administrative staff nurse consultant Division Maternal and Child Health, 1977-1989, assistant chief Division Maternal and Child Health, 1989-1993, acting chief Division Maternal and Child Health, 1993-1994, chief Division Maternal and Child Health, 1994-1995, chief division Family and Community Health Services, since 1995.

      Member Ohio Development Disabilities Planning Council, 1980-1994.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Ohio.


    • Co-author numerous publications. Editorial board member Infants and Young Children, since 1991.


    Fellow American Academy Nursing. Member American Nurses Association (Council on Maternal-Child Nursing nominating committee 1989-1991), American Association on Mental Retardation (fellow 1982, chair National Task Force 1973-1975, chair nursing division Ohio chapter 1972-1975), Ohio Nurses Association (liaison committee with Ohio State Medical Association and Ohio Osteopathic Association since 1988, selection committee March of Dimes, 1982, 85, 89—, Maternal-Child Nurse of Year 1981), Mid-Ohio District Nurses Association (board directors 1980-1984, bylaws committee 1973, 84, 88, nominating committee 1976, scholarship committee since 1983, methods/resources com.


    • Married Michael G. Peppe, May 15, 1976.
    • spouse: Michael G. Peppe
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    Born March 4, 1947
    (age 70)