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Harriet Van Ess Coeling, American Nurse educator. Member Ohio Nurses Association, Midwest Nursing Research Society, Christian Association for Psychological Studies, International Communication Association, Sigma Theta Tau (research award 1989, 92, 97).


Coeling, Harriet Van Ess was born on December 3, 1943 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Louis and Helen Angeline (DeGraff) Van Ess.


Bachelor of science in nursing, University of Michigan, 1966;Master of Science in Medical-Surgical Nursing, University of Michigan, 1968;postgraduate, U. Pittsburgh, 1969-1976;Doctor of Philosophy in Interpersonal Communication, Bowling Green State University, 1987.


Staff nurse Intensive Care Unit, Butterworth Hospital, Grand Rapids, 1966;staff nurse, Pine Rest Psychiatric Hospital, Grand Rapids, 1967;clinical specialist, head nurse medical-surgical unit, Presbyterian-University Hospital, Pittsburgh, 1968-1970;special project nurse, Braddock Hospital, Pittsburgh, 1977-1978;instructor staff development, Medical College Hospital, Toledo, Ohio., 1979-1983;instructor school nursing, U. Pittsburgh, 1970-1972;teaching fellow department interpersonal public communication, Bowling Green State University, 1983-1986;assistant professor school nursing, University of Michigan, 1987-1988;associate professor, Kent State University, since 1988.


Volunteer St. Malachi Healthcare Clinic, Cleveland, 1993-1998. Member National Association Clinical Specialists, Ohio Nurses Association (chair human rights committee 1998—2002), Greater Cleveland Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau (Excellence in Use of Tehc. award 1997).


  • Other Interests

    Travel, swimming.


Married Kenneth J. Coeling, June 27, 1970. Children: Valerie Coeling Nandor, Beverly Coeling Corder.