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Joan Lohnes, alcohol and substance abuse services administrator and professional. Registered Nurse, New York; certified chemical dependency nurse.


Lohnes, Joan was born on January 31, 1942 in New York City. Daughter of Dominick and Anna (McSweeney) Pacenta.


Graduate in nursing, Bellevue Hospital, 1963. Bachelor of Science in Community Health Nursing, St. Joseph's College, 1985.


Staff pediatrics nurse, Bellevue Hospital, New York City, 1963-1964;charge nurse methadone program, Flushing Queens Medical Center, New York City, 1973-1978;substance abuse specialist, Board Education, New York City, 1979-1984;relief supervisor, St. Mary's Hospital for Children, New York City, 1985-1987;facility nurse, Outreach House, New York City, 1987-1989;nursing supervisor, Outreach House, New York City, 1991-1994;director medical services, Outreach House I and II, since 1992;director health services, Outreach Project, since 1994. Relief charge nurse in pediatrics, alcohol detoxification, pediatric intensive care City Hospital at Elmhurst, New York City, 1964-1985. Instructor American Red Cross, since 1990, American Heart Association, New York City, 1990-1993.


Member choir Grace Episcopal Church, New York City, since 1980. Chairman health committee Public School 79, New York City, 1981-1984. Representative to Queens Council on Alcoholism, 1984-1986.

Member New York State Nurses Association, Bellevue Alumnae, National Consortium Chemical Dependency Nurses, Drug and Alcohol Nursing Association, National Association for Alcoholism Counselors (associate).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, bicycling, stamp collecting, gardening, music.


Married William Edward Lohnes, August 29, 1964. Children: Christopher, William.