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Kathaleen Cook Bloom, American Nurse-midwife. Certified nurse-midwife.


Bloom, Kathaleen Cook was born on April 24, 1945 in Highland Park, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Frank Jefferson Junior and Thelma Ruth (McCarroll) Cook.


Diploma in nursing, University Alabama Hospitals and Clinics, 1966. Bachelor of science in nursing, University Alabama, Birmingham, 1972. Master of Science, University Hawaii, 1980.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Florida, 1992.


Instructor, Carraway Methodist School Nursing, Birmingham, 1972; clinical associate School Nursing, U. Alabama, Birmingham, 1972-1973; staff nurse, Victory Memorial Hospital, Waukegan, Illinois, 1974; independent childbirth educator, Honolulu, 1977-1980; staff nurse, childbirth educator, Baptist Medical Center, Jacksonville, Florida, 1981-1982; assistant professor department nursing, U. North Florida, Jacksonville, 1982-1993; nursing instructor, Florida Junior College, Jacksonville, Florida, 1981-1982; assistant professor, College Nursing, U. Florida, Jacksonville, since 1993. Adjunct instructor medical-surgical nursing U. Hawaii, Honolulu, 1980.


  • Certified nurse-midwife.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.


Member Nurses Association of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American College Nurse-Midwives, American Society Psychoprophylaxis in Obstets., National League Nursing, Florida League Nursing (officer), North America Nursing Diagnosis Association (program committee 1988-1990), Southern Area Nursing Diagnosis Association (task force 1984-1985, Florida representative 1984-1985), Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Theta Tau, Lambda Rho.


Married Lawrence Daniel Bloom. Children: Pamela Ann Bloom Fuste, Jennifer Lynne, Amanda Leigh.

Frank Jefferson Cook Junior

Thelma Ruth (McCarroll) Cook

Lawrence Daniel Bloom

Jennifer Lynne Bloom

Amanda Leigh Bloom

Pamela Ann Bloom Fuste Bloom