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Geneva Eileen Tulga, American community health nurse. Recipient Samuel Horwitz Achievement award, Mount Sinai Hospital, Nurse of the Year, District 5, Colorado, Business Woman of the Year, Business and Professional Women's Association.


Tulga, Geneva Eileen was born on October 9, 1935 in Dresden, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Charles A. and Hazel (King) Tulga.


Registered Nurse, Mount Sinai Hospital, Cleveland, 1958. Bachelor of science in nursing, Case-Western Reserve University, Cleveland, 1963. Master of Science, University Colorado, 1967.

Postgraduate, Union Institute Graduate School, since 1990.


Staff nurse, Mount Sinai Hospital of Cleveland, 1958-1959;staff nurse, Visiting Nurse Association of Cleveland, 1959-1966;director public health nursing, Mesa County Health Department, Colorado, 1967-1970;supervisory staff, Weld County Health Department, Colorado, 1970-1971;instructor in management and rehabilitation, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, 1971-1972;assistant professor, University of Illinois, Peoriadirector public health nursing and personal health services, City and County of Peoria, 1972-1980;director public health nursing, City/County of Denver, 1980-1984;executive director, Visiting Nurse Association of Denver Area, Inc., 1980-1986;chief Executive officer, president, VNS of the Northwest, Seattle, since 1986. Adjunct faculty U. Washington. Active mgerger of King and Snohomish County Visiting Nurse Superior vena cava syndrome.


Member technical assistance committee for budget and finance Governor's Commission on Long Term Care, since 1986. Member task force to develop human services plan City of Seattle. Member Puget Sound United Way Needs Assessment Task Force.

Member Home Care Association Washington (board directors), Greater Seattle Chamber of C. (roundtable planning committee), Northwest Ethics Institute, National Home Care Association (legislation committee), Sigma Theta Tau.