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administrator , educator , nurse

Kathleen Gainor Andreoli, American Nurse, educator, administrator. Recipient Founder's award North Carolina Heart Association, 1970, Distinguished Alumni award Vanderbilt University School Nursing, 1985, Leadership Texas award, 1985, Distinguished Alumni award University Alabama School Nursing, 1991.


Andreoli, Kathleen Gainor was born on September 22, 1935 in Albany, New York, United States. Daughter of John Edward and Edmunda Elizabeth (Ringlemann) Gainor.


Bachelor of science in nursing, Georgetown University, 1957. MSN, Vanderbilt University, 1959. Data Source Name, University Alabama, Birmingham, 1979.


Staff nurse, Albany Hospital Medical Center, 1957;instructor, St. Thomas Hospital School Nursing, Nashville, 1958-1959;instructor, Georgetown University School, Nursing, 1959-1960;instructor, Duke U. School Nursing, 1960-1961;instructor, Bon Secours Hospital School Nursing, Baltimore, 1962-1964;educational coordinator, physician assistant program, instructor coronary care unitnursing inservice education, Duke U. Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, 1965-1970;educational director physician assistant program department medicine, U. Alabama Medical Center, Birmingham, 1970-1975;clinical associate professor cardiovascular nursing School Nursing, U. Alabama Medical Center, 1970-1977;assistant professor nursing department medicine, U. Alabama Medical Center, 1971;associate professor, U. Alabama Medical Center, since 1972;associate professor nursing School Public and Allied Health, U. Alabama Medical Center, since 1973;associate director, Family Nurse Practitioner Program, 1976;associate professor community health nursing Graduate Program, Family Nurse Practitioner Program, 1977-1979;associate professor department public health, Family Nurse Practitioner Program, 1978-1979;professor nursing, special assistant to president for educational affairs, University Texas Health Science Center, Houston, 1979-1982;acting dean School Allied Health Sciences, University Texas Health Science Center, Houston, 1981;vice president for educational services, interdisciplinary education, international programs, University Texas Health Science Center, 1983-1987;vice president nursing affairs, Rush-Presbyterian-St. Lukes's Medical Center, Dean Rush U. College Nursing, Chicago, since 1987. Member of national advisory nursing county VHA, 1992. Consultant in field.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: Heart and Lung, Journal Total Care, 1971. Editorial board Nursing Consult, Elsevier Publications, 2004-2005. Contributor articles to professional journals.Author: Comprehensive Cardiac Care, 1983.


Active International Nursing Coalition for Mass Casualty Education, 2002—2005. Member advisory board Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Nurse School Program. Member visiting committee Vanderbilt University School Nursing.

Member Leadership Illinois, 1991. Member national nursing advisory. committee Voluntary Hospital American, 1991. Member governing council Institute for Hospital Clinical Nursing Education, American Hospital Association, 1993.

Board directors Illinois League for Nursing, 1994, Lyric Opera Chicago Guild. Board directors, chair research and education committee Rehabilitation Institute Chicago, since 2005. Advisory board Hospice Partners.

Fellow: American Academy Nursing. Member: ACNA, American Nurses Association, Institute Medicine Interest Group Edn.Healthcare & Accurance Workforce (planning committee member since 2009), International Nursing Coalition for Mass Casualty Education, Institute Medicine Chicago (board governors since 2004, secretary board since 2005), National Nursing Advisory Council Hospitals American, American Heart Association Council Cardiovasc. Nursing, Council Family Nurse Practitioners and Clinicians, Alabama Heart Association, National League Nursing, Institute Medicine of National Academy of Sciences, American Association Colleges Nursing (dean emeritus since 2005), Rotary One Club Chicago, Phi Kappa Phi, Alpha Eta, Sigma Theta Tau (Dreher Outstanding Dean award 2003, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago Henry Setts Disability Advocacy award 2004, University Illinois Power Nursing Mentor award 2005, Sage Membership award Illinois Nursing Leadership Conference 2005).


  • Other Interests

    Music, art, reading, bicycling, travelling.


Children: Paula Kathleen, Thomas Anthony, Karen Marie.

John Edward Gainor

Edmunda Elizabeth (Ringlemann) Gainor

Paula Kathleen Andreoli

Thomas Anthony Andreoli

Karen Marie Andreoli