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Carol Elaine Leenerts Rossel, American Nursing educator and consultant in informatics and statistical analysis. United States Public Health Service grantee, 1957-1960; research grantee U. Maryland., 1986, division Nursing Health and Human Superior vena cava syndrome, 1988; scholar Nurse Scholar Program, Altlanta, 1991.


Rossel, Carol Elaine Leenerts was born on July 2, 1936 in Golden, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Clarence Frederick and Lillian Louise Maxine (Aden) Leenerts.


Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Washington University, St. Louis, 1960. Master of Science in Nursing, University Illinois, Chicago, 1975. Doctor of Education in Adult Continuing Education, Northern Illinois University, 1984.

Postgraduate, Lewis University, since 1994.


With Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, 1957-1958. Supervisor Phelps Hospital, Macomb, Illinois, 1958-1959. Instructor DePaul Hospital School Nursing, St. Louis, 1960, Hines (Illinois) Veterans Administration Hospital, 1961-1963.

Supervisor Riveredge Hospital, Forest Park, Illinois, 1963-1965. Intensive Care Unit/Cardiac Care Unit nurse MacNeal Hospital, Berwyn, 1971-1973. Nursing faculty Triton Community College, River Grove, 1975-1984.

Associate professor nursing Lewis University, Romeoville, 1985-1988, professor, coordinator learning resources and data management, 1988—2006. Retired, 2006

Adjunct graduate faculty North Park University, Chicago, 2001-2006. Consultant in field.


Chairwoman High School Caucus Nominating Board, Riverside, Illinois, 1985, adviser, 1987. Member Women's Morning Forum, Riverside, 1988. Blood driveinterviewer Presby.

Church, Riverside, since 1980. Member American Nursing Association (certified, member of council on computers 1987, Illinois Nurses Association (chairwoman research committee district 19, member Civil Engineering review panel, member interdivisional council on nursing diagnosis), North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, American Association of University Women (secretary 1985-1986), Swim and Tennis Club, Sigma ThetaTau, Kappa Delta Pi.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: ice skating, cross country skiing, swimming, tennis, hiking.


Married Allan John Rossel, September 13, 1959. Children: Janet Louise, Joyce Linda.