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Gail A. Howell, American critical care nurse, educator. Registered Nurse, Illinois, Missouri; Critical Care Registered Nurse; certified American Council of Learned Societies provider, instructor; certified clinical nurse specialist medical-surgical nursing; certified Family Nurse Practitioner.


Howell, Gail A. was born on February 25, 1954 in St. Charles, Illinois, United States. Daughter of George Austin and Genevieve Bertha (Zornow) Howell.


Associate of Applied Science, Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove, Illinois, 1978. Bachelor of science in nursing, Aurora (Illinois) University, 1985. MSN, Aurora (Illinois) University, 1990.

Post-master's Family Nurse Practitioner certified, University Missouri.


Staff nurse medical-surgical, Delnor Hospital, St. Charles, 1978-1979;staff nurse Intensive Care Unit, Delnor Hospital, St. Charles, 1979-1981;staff nurse Intensive Care Unit, Mercy Center for Health Care, Aurora, Illinois, 1982-1984;head nurse International Cooperation Administration, Mercy Center for Health Care, Aurora, Illinois, 1984-1988;staff nurse Intensive Care Unit/International Cooperation Administration, Copley Memorial Hospital, Aurora, 1988-1989;critical care nurse, educator, clinical specialist, Copley Memorial Hospital, Aurora, 1989-1990;instructor medical-surgical nursing, College College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, Illinois, 1990-1992;instructor medical-surgical nursing, Aurora (Illinois) U., 1992-1993;nursing educator, Morton College, Cicero, Illinois, 1993-1994;captain, United States Army, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, since 1994. Instructor Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove, Illinois, fall, 1989, 90, spring 1992.


Member American Association of Critical Care Nurses, American Academy Nurse Practitioners, American College Nurse Practitioners, Rolla Area Nurses in Advanced Practice, Sigma Theta Tau (past treasurer), Lambda Upsilon (at-large).


  • Other Interests

    Woodworking, house renovation, homebrewing, sewing.


Married Rickey A. Compton.