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Joanne Dukes Hess, American Nursing educator. Registered Nurse, New Mexico, Virginia; certified pediatric nurse practitioner, Virginia. Recipient three Research grants College Human Community Superior vena cava syndrome, Las Cruces,1990, 91, Volunteer award Project Head Start, Las Cruces, 1991.


Hess, Joanne Dukes was born on April 21, 1948 in Greenville, South Carolina, United States.


Bachelor of science in nursing, Georgetown University, 1970. Certified pediatric nurse practitioner, University Virginia, 1973. MSN, University Colorado, 1981.


Staff nurse, Children's Medical Center, Washington, 1970-1971;Registered Nurse, pediatric nurse practitioner, University Virginia, Charlottesville, 1971-1974;instructor, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1974-1976;pediatric nurse practitioner, H.E.S. Physicians, Washington, 1976-1977;school nurse, Poudre School District, Fort Collins, Colorado, 1979-1980;pediatric nurse practitioner, Larimer County Health Department, Fort Collins, 1978-1982;pediatric nurse practitioner, Fort Collins (Colorado) Youth Clinic, 1977-1979, 81-82;associate professor, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, since 1986. Expert witness New Mexico Office of the Attorney General for the New Mexico Board Nursing, since 1990. Ethics consultant Memorial Medical Center, Las Cruces, since 1991.

Member advanced directives committee Memorial Medical Center, Las Cruces, since 1991. Liaison New Mexico Nurses Association and ANA Center for Ethics and Human Rights, since 1991.


Member American Nurses Association, New Mexico Nurses Association (treasurer district 14 1987-1989, chair scholarship and awards committee since 1989, board member, Nurse Educator of Year award 1992), Sigma Theta Tau.


Married Karl Hess IV, June 6, 1970.