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Karen Walton Budd, American nursing educator, maternal/women's health nurse. Registered Nurse, Ohio. Scholar March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation, 1986-1987. Member American Nurses Association, Association Women's Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses, National Nurse Society on Addictions, Sigma Theta Tau (past president Alpha Mu chapter).

Background

Budd, Karen Walton was born on November 7, 1939 in Peoria, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Thomas Milford and Ruth (Dilley) Walton.

Education

Diploma, Methodist Hospital Indiana School Nursing, Indianapolis, 1960. Bachelor of science in nursing, Case Western Reserve University, 1963. Master of Science in Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, 1975.

Doctor of Philosophy, Case Western Reserve University, 1985.

Career

Various nursing teaching positions,, Akron, Ohio, 1961-1973. Assistant professor, clinical nurse specialist Case Western Reserve University Hospitals, Cleveland, 1975-1993. Associate professor Kent State University, since 1993.

Membership

Member American Nurses Association, Association Women's Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses, National Nurse Society on Addictions, Sigma Theta Tau (past president Alpha Mu chapter).

Connections

Married Leonard Henry Budd, July 1, 1961. Children: Julia Lynne, Ellen Kay.