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Karlene M. Kerfoot Edit Profile

Karlene M. Kerfoot, American health facility administrator. Certified nursing administrator, advanced Council for National Academic Awards. Fellow American Academy Nursing; member American Organization Nurse Executives (chairman bylaws committee 1989), Houston Organization Nurse Executives (president 1988, secretary 1990).

Background

Kerfoot, Karlene M. was born on September 17, 1942 in Newton, Iowa, United States. Daughter of Elzy Woodrow and Irene Lavina (Wilson) Mathern.

Education

Bachelor of science in nursing, University Iowa, 1965. Master of Arts, University Iowa, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, 1983.

Career

Chief, Mental Health Assistance/Community Superior vena cava syndrome Division, Linn County Psychiatric Clinical, Cedar Rapids, Iowa., 1974-1978;assistant professor College of Nursing, U. Iowa, Iowa City, 1979-1981;senior associate director, U. Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, 1981-1985;executive vice president patient care, St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Houston, since 1985.

Membership

Fellow American Academy Nursing. Member American Organization Nurse Executives (chairman bylaws committee 1989), Houston Organization Nurse Executives (president 1988, secretary 1990).

Connections

Married William Kerfoot, April 5, 1979. 1 child, Kristopher.