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Nursing educator

Betty L. Budyka, American nursing educator. Certified diabetes educator, Basic Cardiac Life Support. Recipient award for excellence in patient education for a family practice residency Patient Care magazine, 1990.


Budyka, Betty L. was born on June 5, 1953 in Jacksonville, Florida, United States. Daughter of Earsel Henry and Helen Elizabeth (McCarthy) Huffman.


Associate of Arts, St. Johns River Junior College, Palatka, Florida, 1975. Associate Degree in Nursing, Florida Junior College, Jacksonville, 1977. Bachelor of Science in Education, Georgia State University, 1992.


Charge nurse, medical-surgical, Bulloch Memorial Hospital, Statesboro, Georgia health educator, Bulloch Memorial Hospital, Statesboro, Georgia wellness consultant, Hospital Corporation of America Lanier Park Hospital, Gainesville, Georgia patient education coordinator, family practice resident, Fairview General Hospital, Cleveland patient education coordinator family medicine residency, Akron General Medical Center.


  • Certified diabetes educator, Basic Cardiac Life Support.


Board directors American Heart Association, American Cancer Society. Member American Diabetes Association, American Association Diabetes Educators, Northeast Ohio Association Diabetes Educators, International Childbirth Education Association, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Golden Key, Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Kappa Phi.


Married Robert E. Budyka, May 27, 1978. Children: David, Erin, Maxwell.

Earsel Henry Huffman

Helen Elizabeth (McCarthy) Huffman

Robert E. Budyka

David Budyka

Maxwell Budyka

Erin Budyka