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Mary Ellen Geyer

Mary Ellen Geyer, American nurse. Recipient Volunteer Service pin, Son of Heaven Exhibitors, Columbus, 1989.


  • Geyer, Mary Ellen was born on March 22, 1941 in Columbus, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Robert P. and Bertha M. (Haid) Ferris.

  • Education

    • Diploma in Nursing, St. Elizabeth School of Nursing, Dayton, Ohio, 1962.


    • Assistant head nurse, research associate The Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, 1962-1974. Director, home care Caduceus Professional Association, 1983-1984. Director, patient care services National Home Health Care Centers, 1984-1985.

      Medicare, private duty program consultant Health Care Personnel, 1985-1986. Community health nurse, consultant Columbus Health Department, 1986-1987. Manager, development director, home care First Choice Home Care, Columbus, 1987-1988.

      Community health passport program nurse Medical Personnel Pool, since 1980. Consultant home care, Columbus, since 1984. Personnel director Caduceus Home Care Personnel, Columbus, 1983-1986.

      Program development director, Caduceus, National Home Health Care, Home Care Personnel, Columbus, 1983-1986. Preceptor, student nurses, Ohio State University, Capital, Franklin, Columbus, 1962-1988.


    • Author manuals and brochure in field.


    President Barnett Heights Civic Association, Columbus, since 1967. Board directors Elizabethan Guild, Columbus, since 1970, Volunteer Services, Dominican Sisters of Sick/Poor, Columbus, 1970-1979. Vice president, treasurer Creative Living Centers Guild, Columbus, 1982-1985.

    Member Ohio Nurses Association (Community Health Nurse Assembly), American Nurses Association (Community Health Nurse since 1984).



    Family, reading, athletics, volunteer activities.


    • Married Richard J. Geyer, September 7, 1963. Children: Thomas E., Elizabeth A.
    • father: Robert P. Ferris
    • mother: Bertha M. (Haid) Ferris
    • spouse: Richard J. Geyer
    • children: Thomas E. Geyer
    • Elizabeth A. Geyer
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    Born March 22, 1941