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Luanne Elizabeth Brogna

Luanne Elizabeth Brogna, American nurse. Certified medical-surgical nurse; certified wound, ostomy continence nurse. Recipient Writers Competition award ET Foundation, 1986.


  • Brogna, Luanne Elizabeth was born on October 5, 1957 in Staten Island, New York, United States. Daughter of Louis Joseph and Carol Anne (Beyer) Brogna.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, Hunter College-Bellevue School Nursing, 1979. MSN, Hunter College-Bellevue School Nursing, 1985.


    • License practical nurse Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City, 1978-1979. Staff Registered Nurse Mount Sinai Hospital, 1979-1981, senior clinical nurse, 1981-1983, enterostomal therapy Registered Nurse, 1985-1987. Clinical nurse specialist in enterostomal therapy Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, 1983-1985.

      Enterostomal therapy Registered Nurse Hackensack (New Jersey) Medical Center Home Health Agency, since 1987. Private practice clinical nursing, New York and New Jersey, since 1986. Health care advisor Tri State Ileal Pullthrough Group, New York City, 1986-1989.

      Board directors Enterostomal Therapy Nursing Certification Board, 1988-1992.

    Major achievements

    • Certified medical-surgical nurse. Certified wound, ostomy continence nurse.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Member American Nurses Association, Metro-New York Enterostomal Therapists (treasurer 1986-1987), North Jersey Enterostomal Therapy Nurses (secretary 1986-1989, chairperson 1989-1991), Ileostomy Association New York, Bergen County Ostomy Association, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation American, Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (Northeast region ET Nurse of Distinction award 1991), Sigma Theta Tau.



    Swimming, water-skiing, dance, camping, boating.


    • Married Michael A. Kowalski, November 28, 1986. Children: Michael Brogna Kowalski, Carolyn Brogna Kowalski.
    • father: Louis Joseph Brogna
    • mother: Carol Anne (Beyer) Brogna
    • spouse: Michael A. Kowalski
    • children: Michael Brogna Kowalski Brogna
    • Carolyn Brogna Kowalski Brogna
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    Born October 5, 1957
    (age 60)