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Kathleen Albright Gross

Kathleen Albright Gross, American interventional radiology nurse, educator, writer. Certified medical-surgical nurse, radiology nurse, American Council of Learned Societies, Pouch Attachment Ladder System.

Background

Gross, Kathleen Albright was born on June 10, 1951 in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Clyde Nelson and Louise Aldine (Swigert) Albright.

Education

Diploma, Harrisburg Hospital School Nursing, 1972. Bachelor of Science summa cum laude, Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg, 1977. Bachelor of science in nursing summa cum laude, College Notre Dame Maryland, 1982.

MSN, University Phoenix, 2001.

Career

Staff nurse Intensive Care Unit, Master of Science Hershey (Pennsylvania) Medical Center, 1972-1974;research assistant in dermatology, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center (formerly Baltimore City Hospitals), 1977;research assistant department health services research, Johns Hopkins School Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, 1978;staff nurse critical care unit, Intensive Care Unit, medical-surgical, Upjohn Healthcare, Baltimore, 1978-1981;camp nurse, Friends School, Baltimore, 1985;office nurse, Baltimore, 1982-1994;instructor, Greater Baltimore Medical Center School Radiologic Technology, Baltimore, since 1991;staff nurse interventional radiology, Greater Baltimore Medical Center, since 1988;staff nurse, Patient First, since 1994. Consultant Edumed, since 1996.

Membership

Instructor Basic Cardiac Life Support, American Heart Association, Baltimore, since 1983, volunteer fundraiser, 1985, 87, 88, author, 1999. Volunteer Gilman School, Baltimore, since 1981. Volunteer naturalist Irvine Natural Science Center, Stevenson, Maryland, 1987-1991.

Volunteer fundraiser Leukemia Society of America, Baltimore, 1989. Auxiliary membership chairperson Baltimore City Hospitals, 1976, 77. Member American Radiological Nurses Association (secretary 1997-2000, president-elect 2001-2002, president 2002-2003, immediate past president 2003-2004, board directors since 2003, member executive committee 1994-1996, ANA-nursing organization liaison forum, secretary since 1997), American College Radiology Patient Safety Task Force, Maryland Radiological Nurses Association (vice president 1991-1992, president 1993-1994, board directors 1995-1996, representative to 1st Nursing Summit 1991, secretary 1997-1998), Society for Vascular Nursing, Baltimore Interventional Radiological Technologists Association, Delta Tau Kappa, Sigma Theta Tau.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, reading.

Connections

Married Richard Joseph Gross, October 15, 1972. Children: David, Jonathan.