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Diana Catherine Canto

Diana Catherine Canto, American nurse practitioner. Registered Nurse, California; certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, CPR.


Canto, Diana Catherine was born on March 20, 1939 in Antioch, California, United States. Daughter of William Light and Emma Catherine (Disher) Clark.


AS with honors, Contra Costa College, San Pablo, California, 1982;Bachelor of science in nursing summa cum laude, Holy Name College, Oakland, California, 1984;Master of Science, University of California, San Francisco, 1987.


Registered Nurse, Children's Hospital Oakland, California, 1984-1986;Registered Nurse, Merrithew Memorial Hospital, Martinez, California, 1986-1987;family nurse practitioner, Contra Costa County Detention Facility, Martinez, California, 1987;family nurse practitioner, Berkeley (California) City Public Health Departmentfamily nurse practitioner, West Berkeley (California) Health Clinical, 1987-1988;family nurse practitioner, Maxicare Health Superior vena cava syndrome, California, 1988-1990;family nurse practitioner, Homeless Program Alameda, San Leandro, California, 1989-1990;nurse practitioner, founder student health services, U. San Francisco, 1989-1990;with, San Francisco Public Health Department, 1989-1991;independent nurse practitioner family, pediatrics, family planning, women's health care, since 1991. Researcher Contra Costa County P.H.D., Pittsburgh, 1984, Center for New Americans, Concord, California, 1985, University of California, San Francisco, 1986-1987, education program developer, Children's Hospital Oakland, 1984-1985, other centers.


Member Walnut Creek Committee on Aging. Member American Association of University Women, League of Women Voters, NOWA, American Nurses Association, American Public Health Association, California Nurses Association, California Coalition Nurse Practitioners, Washington State Nurses Association, National Association Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Association, Council Nursing and Anthropology, Intercultural Interest Group of the Bay Area, Kappa Gamma Pi, Sigma Theta Tau.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, reading, piano, gourmet cooking, opera.


Children: Paul Petroni, Peter Petroni, Patrick Canto, Alexander Canto.