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Barbara Blauth Behrens, American healthcare administrator. Registered Nurse, Hawaii, California, New York; certified advanced cardiac life support, basic cardiac life support instructor/trainer, certified emergency nurse, mobile intensive care nurse.


Behrens, Barbara Blauth was born on April 20, 1937 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Robert James and Theresa (Enriquez) Blauth.


Registered Nurse graduate, Bellevue School Nursing, New York City, 1957. Bachelor with distinction, University of Redlands, 1976. Master of Arts in Management Human Resources with distinction, University of Redlands, 1979.


Staff nurse medical-surgical and critical care departments, University of California, Moffett Hospital, San Franciscowith, Bellevue Hospital, New York Cityrelief nurse all units, Stanford (California) University Hospital, 1962-1969;staff nurse IV, acting in-service instructor, Stanford (California) University Hospital, 1972-1976;educational coordinator, Stanford (California) University Hospital, 1976-1978;clinical nursing coordinator, Stanford (California) University Hospital, 1978-1982;assistant director department emergency services, Stanford (California) University Hospital, 1982-1986;director critical care and emergency services, Queen's Medical Center, Honolulu, 1986-1989. Executive director Queen's Heart Institute, since 1989.


Member Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, American College Cardiovascular Administrators (state director Hawaii chapter), American Academy Medical Administrators (state director Hawaii chapter), American Heart Association (Hawaii American Council of Learned Societies faculty, board directors executive committee Hawaii affiliate), American Organization Nurse Executives (chair nominating committee, legislation committee), Emergency Nurses Assn, National League of Nursing (board director Hawaii affiliate).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, dancing, performing arts.


Married Herbert Harry Behrens, March 21, 1959 (divorced July 1986). Children: Christopher Charles, Catherine Annual.