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Catherine Marie Boykin, American health care administrator, educator. Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Vermont. Recipient Founding Associate award Club de Abstemios Nuevo Amanecer, Osorno, 1968.

Background

Boykin, Catherine Marie was born on December 25, 1944 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

Education

Bachelor of science in nursing, Villanova University, 1966. Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, University Connecticut, 1973. Master of Education, University Vermont, 1997.

Career

Public health nurse, United States Peace Corps, Osorno, Chile, 1967-1968;coronary care specialist, Queen of the Angels Hospital, Los Angeles, 1969-1970;public health nurse, Orthopaedic Hospital, Los Angeles, 1970-1972;PNP, N.E. Kingdom Mental Health Superior vena cava syndrome, Newport, Vermont, 1973-1975;PNP, The Child Health Center, St. Johnsbury, Vermont, 1975-1981;private pediatric nurse practitioner, New Directions in Health, St. Johnsbury, 1981-1984;PNP, The Burke Schools, Burke Hollow, Vermont, 1983-1984;director health, comprehensive health educator, Lyndon Institute, Lyndon Center, Vermont, since 1984. Chair Vermont Joint Practice Committee: Vermont State Nurses Association, Vermont State Med.Soc., 1981-1983. Coordinator Drug-Free Schools, Lyndon Institute, Lyndon Center, since 1984.

Board member Heart Healthy Vermonter Advisory Board, St. Johnsbury, 1985-1990. Pediatric representative Vermont State Board Nursing Nurse Practitioner Advisory Committee, since 1985.

Membership

Vice chairperson Caledonia County Democratic Committee, St. Johnsbury, 1990-1995, treasurer, 1995-1999, secretary since 1999. Justice of the Peace, Lyndonville, since 1990. Chairperson Lyndon Town Democratic Committee, Lyndonville, since 1991.

Member American Nurses Association, Vermont State Nurses Association (chairperson council of nursing practice 1975-1977), Vermont State School Nurses Association, Vermont Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (treasurer 1987-1989, co-chair since 1990), Vermont Nurse Practitioners Inc., National Association School Nurses.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: therapeutic touch, computer technical, photography, videography.

Connections

Daughter of William Lee (deceased) and Marie Eleanor (Hewson) B. Married Walter Miller Morris Junior, September 3, 1977. 1 child, William Martin Boykin-Morris.