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Karen Geddes Barnes

Karen Geddes Barnes, American nurse, healthcare facility executive. Registered Nurse, Texas. Member American Nurses Association, Texas Nurses Association, Texas League Nursing (president since 1988), American Organization Nurse Executives, National League Nursing, American Association of University Women, American Nurses Foundation Century Club, Texas Organization Nurse Executives, Sigma Theta Tau.

Background

  • Barnes, Karen Geddes was born on June 22, 1940 in Ravenna, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Edwin G.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Ball State University, 1962. Master of Science, Southwest Texas State University, 1979.

    Career

    • Member nursing faculty University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1964-1965. Director practical nurse program Pittsfield (Massachusetts) Vocational High School, 1965-1968. Teacher pediatrics Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, 1968-1970.

      Staff nurse Chicago Osteopathic Hospital, 1972-1974. Teacher practical nursing program Chicago City College, 1972-1974. Assistant administrator Our Lady of Mercy Hospital, Dyer, Indiana, 1974-1975, St. Margaret Hospital, Hammond, 1975-1978, Scott & White Hospital and Clinic, Temple, Texas, 1978-1989.

      Vice president nursing Harris Methodist Fort Worth, since 1989. Member Texas Board Nurse Examiners, 1983-1989. Member review board, Journal Nursing Administration, since 1984, The Facilitator, 1985-1987.

      Adjunct faculty, University Mary Hardin-Baylor School Nursing, since 1981, University Texas School Nursing, since 1985. Member nursing education advisory board, Texas College System Coordinating Board, 1981-1982. Board directors, Center Texas Council on Govts./Private Industry Council, since 1988.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Texas.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to nursing publications.

    Membership

    Member American Nurses Association, Texas Nurses Association, Texas League Nursing (president since 1988), American Organization Nurse Executives, National League Nursing, American Association of University Women, American Nurses Foundation Century Club, Texas Organization Nurse Executives, Sigma Theta Tau.

    Connections

    • Married Gary Barnes (divorced). 1 child, Rachel.
    • father: Edwin G. Barnes
    • spouse: Gary Barnes
    • child: Rachel Barnes
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    Born June 22, 1940
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