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Jo-Ann Bryson Adelsperger, American nursing educator. Registered Nurse, Ohio.


Adelsperger, Jo-Ann Bryson was born on March 25, 1943 in Newport, Rhode Island, United States. Daughter of George K. and Josephine E. (DeRosier) Knight.


Bachelor of science in nursing, Boston College, 1965. MSN, University Rhode Island, 1974. Doctor of Education, International Graduate School, 1985.


Staff nurse, supervisor, United States Navy, Newport, 1965-1968;instructor, Youville Hospital, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1969-1973;instructor, U. Rhode Island, Kingston, 1973-1975;assistant director, Decatur (Illinois) Memorial Hospital, 1975-1977;director school nursing, Bethesda Hospital, Cincinnati, 1977-1985;assistant vice president professional services, Bethesda Hospital, Cincinnati, 1986-1988;assistant professor, U. Cincinnati College Nursing, since 1988. Consultant in field; member ad hoc committee nursing education Ohio Board Nursing, 1980-1983.


Board directors Project Literacy Council of Clermont County, Ohio, 1987-1989. Member Ohio Council Diploma Nurse Educators (chairman 1980), Assembly of Hospital Schools Nursing (member governing council 1980-1983), American Hospital Association, Ohio League for Nursing (vice president 1981-1983, member steering committee Ohio River Valley council 1981-1983, president 1990-1992, chairman planning committee 1990), National League for Nursing (board directors 1983-1987, chairman council diploma programs), Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Theta Tau. Clubs: Boston College Alumni.


1 child, Neil Kerry.