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Joan Mardelle Beard, American gerontological nurse practitioner. Certified gerontological nurse practitioner, health promotion director. Commander United States Naval Reserve.

Background

Beard, Joan Mardelle was born on July 11, 1942 in Laramie, Wyoming, United States. Daughter of John F. and Elizabeth L. (Batchelder) Brown.

Education

Bachelor of science in nursing, University Wyoming, 1964. Master of Nursing, Emory University, 1988.

Career

Cardiac rehabilitation coordinator Exeter (New Hampshire) Hospital, 1989-1990. Assistant professor nursing College St. Catherine/St. Mary's Campus, Minneapolis, 1990-1992. Gerontological nurse pratitioner St. Paul Heart Clinic, 1991-1999.

Interim coordinator graduate nurse practitioner program College of St. Catherine, 1994-1995. Research manager, nurse practitioner Preventive Cardiology, Edina, Minnesota, since 1999.

Membership

Commander United States Naval Reserve-R.

Connections

Married Tavis N. Beard, December 23, 1967. Children: Travis R., Clifford W.