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Irene Makar Joos, American Nursing educator ( hlth: hlth. service)nursing educator.


Joos, Irene Makar was born on October 18, 1945 in Pittsburgh. Daughter of Joseph and Pearl (Wassilchalk) Makar.


1 child, Brian-Michael., 1970. Master of Science in Nursing, U. Pittsburgh, 1974, Doctor of Philosophy, 1981, Master of Science in Info Sciences, 1988. Staff nurse Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, 1966-1970, instructor, 1970-1972;faculty U. Pittsburgh, 1974^.

Assistant director Longitudinal Redundancy Check, 1988-1991, interim director, 1991-1993, member of faculty, 1993^.


Staff nurse Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, 1966—1970, instructor, 1970—1972. Faculty University Pittsburgh, since 1974. Assistant director Longitudinal Redundancy Check, 1988—1991, interim director, 1991—1993, member faculty, since 1993.


Member president Tri State NursingComputer Network, 1990-1992, Executive Committee 1992^. Member National League for Nursing (county nursing informatics executive county), North America Simulation and Gaming Association (board directors), Association Development Computer Instructional Systems, Pennsylvania State Alumni Association, Sigma Theta Tau (bylaws chairman 1983-1985, president- elect 1995^). Member Christ United Methodist Church.


  • Other Interests

    Reading, painting, embroidery, exercise, computers.


Married Brian Joos Joos, November 18, 1967. 1 child Brian-Michael.