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LaDon Joy Piepergerdes

LaDon Joy Piepergerdes, American nurse, city health administrator. Registered Nurse Missouri, certified pediatric nurse practitioner, Arizona. Scholarship, American Cancer Society, 1965, American Business Women's Association, 1978, United States Public Health Service train., 1968, 1978.

Background

Piepergerdes, LaDon Joy was born on February 7, 1944 in St. Joseph, Missouri, United States. Daughter of Donald Wilford and Beulah Louise (Powell) Piepergerdes.

Education

B.S.N., University Missouri, 1969. Master of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 1978.

Career

Staff nurse University Missouri Medical Center, Columbia, 1965—1968. Supervisor, 1966—1967. Charge nurse pediatric outpatient department, 1969—1972.

Public health nurse Columbia Health Department, 1969. Preceptor division nursing Graceland College, Independence, Missouri, 1973. Instructor, 1975—1977.

Pediatric nurse practitioner Community Health of South Dade, Inc., Homestead, Florida, 1974. Assistant professor nursing Humboldt State University, Arcada, California, 1978—1979. Nursing supervisor Independence Health Department Home Health Agency, 1978—1985.

Assistant to health director, since 1985. Health team member, expatriate nurse, Haiti, Wisconsin, 1970—1982. Board directors Missions Health Foundation, Independence, since 1980.

Member Health Ministries Commission, Independence, since 1982.

Membership

Member of Latter-day Saints Professional Nurses Association, Missouri Nurses Association, American Nurses Association, American Public Health Association, Kansas City Regional Home Health Association.