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Beverly Rae Worcester

Beverly Rae Worcester, American nurse practitioner. Certified adult nurse practitioner American Nurses Credentialing Center; certified diabetes educator National Certified Board for Diabetes Educators.


Worcester, Beverly Rae was born on March 25, 1937 in Hammond, Indiana, United States. Daughter of William Leonard and Mary Kathryn (Gray) Gledhill.


Registered Nurse, West Surburban Hospital, Oak Park, Illinois, 1958. Bachelor of science in nursing summa cum laude, California State College, Long Beach, 1976. MSN, California State College, Long Beach, 1982.


Staff nurse metabolic unit, Presbyterian Inter-Cmty. Hospital, Whittier, California, 1971-1975;diabetes teaching nurse, Presbyterian Inter-Cmty. Hospital, Whittier, 1975-1976;nurse clinician diabetes education, St. Joseph Hospital, Orange, California, 1976-1981;nurse practitioner, Diabetes Research Program, Irvine, California, 1981-1987;nurse practitioner, Diabetes Associations Medical Group, Orange, 1987-1996;nurse practitioner, The Endocrine Medical Group, Orange, since 1996.

Clinical instructor University of California, Irvine, 1982-1998. Panel member Lifetime Cable Network Information, California, 1986. Consultant training manual Minimed Technologies, Sylmar, California, 1987.

Consultant gestational diabetes MedCom, Irvine, 1995.


Testifier, member planning committee congressional hearing California Coalition on Diabetes, Los Angeles, 1983. Consultant audiovisual for law enforcement Emergency Medical Information, Santa Ana, California, 1985. Member American Association Diabetes Educators, American Diabetes Association (chair all committees 1981-1991, president of the board directors 1986-1987, President's award Orange County Chapter.1989), California Coalition Nurse Practitioners, Diabetes Tchg.

Nurse Southern California (vice president 1983-1985, president 1985-1987), Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Theta Tau (Iota Eta chapter).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music (piano and organ), handbell choir director, attending operas and musicals.


Married David Allen Worcester, March 14, 1958. Children: David Allen Junior, Wendy Janeen.