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Katherine M. Watkins

Katherine M. Watkins, American nursing administrator. Certified health care management in sexually trasmitted diseases level I and level II; Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome counselor, Rhode Island; certified diabetes nurse educator. Ford scholar, 1974; recipient citation Rhode Island House of Representatives, 1987.

Background

  • Watkins, Katherine M. was born on July 20, 1941 in New York City. Daughter of Clement L. and R. Marie (Morgan) Miller.

  • Education

    • Associate Degree in Nursing summa cum laude, Community College Rhode Island, 1975. Postgraduate, Rhode Island College, 1981. Certified in health management, Bryant College, 1982.

    Career

    • License practical nurse various city hospitals, New York City. Charge nurse, head nurse Cranston (Rhode Island) General Hospital. Coordinator, clinical specialist Providence Ambassador Health, Rhode Island Department Health.

      Nurse manager Providence Ambassador Health Care Foundation. Consultant, speaker on health issues to urban community groups especially American Indians.

    Major achievements

    • Certified health care management in sexually trasmitted diseases level I and level II. Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome counselor, Rhode Island. Certified diabetes nurse educator.

    Membership

    Secretary to board directors Rhode Island Indian Council. Member American Indian Health Care Association, American Indian Nurses Association, Rhode Island Minority Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Task Force.

    Connections

    • Children: Teresa Ann, William E., Garrett P., Christopher S.
    • father: Clement L. Miller
    • mother: R. Marie (Morgan) Miller
    • children: Teresa Ann Watkins
    • William E. Watkins
    • Garrett P. Watkins
    • Christopher S. Watkins
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    Born July 20, 1941
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