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Inger Bjerknes, American nurse. Member Sigma Theta Tau.

Background

Bjerknes, Inger was born on November 8, 1937 in Copenhagen. Came to the United States, 1962. Daughter of Oluf Reinholt and Dagny Mundberg (Pedersen) Poulsen.

Education

Associate of Arts in Mental Health with high honors, Prince George's Community College, Largo, Maryland, 1976. Associate of Arts in Nursing with honors, Prince George's Community College, Largo, Maryland, 1980. Bachelor of science in nursing magna cum laude, Georgetown University, 1988.

MSN, Georgetown University, 1991.

Career

Aftercare coordinator, family and youth counselor, Southern Area Youth Superior vena cava syndrome, Forrestville, Maryland., 1976-1978;staff nurse, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, 1980-1990;assistant nurse coordinator surgical unit, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, 1990-1992;assistant nurse coordinator medical unit, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, since 1992. Clinical educator Prince George's Community College, Largo, 1991-1992.

Membership

Member Sigma Theta Tau.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: family activities, traveling.

Connections

Married Vilhelm Bjerknes, February 9, 1963 (deceased February 1995). Children: Torbjorn, Christian.