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Patricia Mary Klopovich

Patricia Mary Klopovich, American oncology nurse, educator. Registered Nurse, Ohio, Kansas.


  • Klopovich, Patricia Mary was born on July 13, 1951 in Fort Dix, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Nicholas and Bridget (McParland) Klopovich.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, St. John College of Cleveland, 1973. Certified in nursing care of children with cancer, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 1975. MSN, University Kansas, 1981.


    • Staff nurse pediatrics unit Cleveland Clinic Hospital, 1973-1974, assistant head nurse pediatrics unit, 1974-1976. Teaching associate, nurse clinician School of Medicine University Kansas Medical School, 1976-1981, instructor in pediatrics, clinical nurse specialist, 1981-1989, clinical assistant professor, clinical nurse specialist, since 1989.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Ohio, Kansas.


    • Associate editor: Oncology Nursing Forum, 1981-1984. Member editorial board Seminars in Oncology Nursing, since 1985, Oncology Nurse Bulletin, 1986-1990. Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.


    Member American Nurses Association (vice chairperson committee examiners maternal child health nursing 1986-1989, chairperson child and adolescent nurse subcommittee 1986-1989, council nurse researchers 1980), Kansas Nurse's Association (council on practice 1989-1991), Association Pediatric Oncology Nurses (chairperson research committee 1981-1982, recording secretary 1982-1983), Oncology Nursing Society (research committee 1982-1983, president Greater Kansas chapter 1984-1990, chairperson, member public relations committee 1985-1986, correspondent member chapters committee 1987-1988), Sigma Theta Tau.


    • father: Nicholas Klopovich
    • mother: Bridget (McParland) Klopovich
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    Born July 13, 1951
    (age 66)