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Karen Tatum Huss Edit Profile

Karen Tatum Huss, American nurse practitioner, researcher. Certified adult practitioner. Recipient Advancement of Military Medicine award Henry M. Jackson Foundation; grantee Ciba Geigy Research, Henry M. Jackson Foundation, 1992; Travel grantee Schering Corporation, American Academy Allergy/Immunology, 1992.

Background

Huss, Karen Tatum was born on November 23, 1947 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Michael and Sarah (Silverman) Tatum.

Education

Bachelor of science in nursing, University Maryland, Baltimore, 1969. Master of Science in Nursing Administration, University Maryland, Baltimore, 1975. Doctor of Nursing Science, Catholic University America, 1990.

Career

Head nurse, medical unit, Walter Reed Hospital, Washington, 1971-1974;senior nurse clinician, research assistant, Walter Reed Hospital, Washington, 1974-1975;assistant professor, team leader, U. Maryland. School Nursing, Baltimore, 1975-1979;nurse practitioner, nurse researcher, Wyngate Medical Park, Bethesda, Maryland., 1979-1991;nurse practitioner, nurse researcher, Wyngate Medical Park, Washingtonresearch fellow allergy and immunology service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, 1987-1992;postdoctoral research fellow in health promotion and behavior, Johns Hopkins University School Nursing, Baltimore, since 1992.

Membership

Captain United States Army, 1967-1972. Member American Nurses Association, American Academy Allergy and Clinical Immunology (co-chair allied health research subcommittee), Maryland Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau.

Connections

Married Richard W. Huss, May 27, 1972.