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Debra Rae Barkman, American nephrology nurse. Registered Nurse, Kansas; certified nephrology nurse. Recipient certified for meritorious service Big. Brothers-Big Sisters, Sedgwick County, Kansas, 1982, 83, NKF Distinguished Service award, 1996, NKF Leadership award, 1998; American Nephrology Nurses Association Nurse in Washington internship grantee, 1992.


Barkman, Debra Rae was born on August 18, 1954 in Winfield, Kansas, United States. Daughter of Raymond O. and Gloria Mae (Stangle) Barkman.


Diploma, Wesley School Nursing, Wichita, Kansas, 1975. Bachelor of Science in Health Arts, College St. Francis, Joliet, Illinois, 1985.


Staff nurse, surgical gynecology, Wesley Medical Center, Wichita, 1975-1978;staff nurse, acute dialysis, Wesley Medical Center, Wichita, 1978-1979;head nurse, acute dialysis, Wesley Medical Center, Wichita, 1979-1986;head nurse, acute dialysis services, Wichita Dialysis Center, 1986-1988;education and quality coordinator, Wichita Dialysis Center, 1988-1992;quality, risk management, satellite supervisor, Wichita Dialysis Center, 1992-1994;operations area manager, Renal Management Inc., since 1995. Member early intervention prevention steering committee National Kidney Foundation, New York City, 1993-1995, member key person legislation committee, since 1992. Member National Task Force on Technician Practice Delaware, 1995-1996.

Elected member ESRD Network # 12 Medical Review Board, 1994-1997.


Member quality of dialysis steering committee National Kidney Foundation, 1995-1997, board directors, 1995-1997. Member American Nephrology Nurses Association (chapter president-elect 1992, chapter chair 1993), Association Practitioners in Infection Control (chapter legislation representative 1992-1995), Council Nephrology Nurses and Technicians (program chair annual meeting 1992-1993, national council chair 1994-1996, research chair 1997-1998, chair 1999 spring clinical meeting, Outstanding Contribution award 1992), Delta Sigma Chi.


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    Avocations: cooking, travel, needlework, pian.