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Joann Olson Goodale, American rehabilitation nurse. Tennessee, South Dakota, Virginia, Ohio, Illinois; certified insurance rehabilitation specialist, rehabilitation nurse, case manager.


Goodale, Joann Olson was born on March 6, 1937 in Huron, South Dakota, United States. Daughter of Robert H. and Maxine (Biggerstaff) Olson.


Bachelor of science in nursing, South Dakota State University, 1959. Master of Science in Rehabilitation Administration Management, Depaul University, 1987.


Private duty nurse, United States Military Hospital, Madrid, Spain, 1959-1960;staff nurse, acting head nurse, Northern Virginia Hospital, Arlington, 1961-1963;staff nurse, charge nurse, hospital relief supervisor, employee health, staffdevel., Kettering (Ohio) Memorial Hospital, 1965-1975;rehabilitation nurse, case manager, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, Peoria, Illinois, 1981-1992;program director, Midwest Acquired Brain Injury Rehabilitation Center Methodist Medical Center, Peoria, Illinois, 1992-1994;private consultant, 1995-1996;rehabilitation nurse, Fremont Health, Peoria, Illinois, since 1996. Member insurance advising committee Rehabilitation Institute Chicago, 1990-1992.


Member Pekin (Illinois) Mayor's Advisory Committee for Persons with Disabilities, 1992-1995. Member adult Christian education committee 1st Presbyterian Church, Pekin, 1985-1987. Member American Association of University Women, Occupational Health Nurses Illinois, Association Rehabilitation Nurses.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, gardening, interior decorating, reading.


Married Eugene Clark Goodale, December 15, 1957. Children: Diane Kay Goodale Renz, Julie Ann, Michael Eugene.