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Marilynn Eleanor Koerber

Marilynn Eleanor Koerber, American gerontology nursing educator, consultant, nurse. Registered Nurse, Ohio, South Carolina; certified gerontologist. United States Public Health Service trainee, 1965-1967, Admiral on Aging trainee, 1969-1970.


Koerber, Marilynn Eleanor was born on February 1, 1942 in Covington, Kentucky, United States. Daughter of Harold Clyde and Vivian Eleanor (Conrad) Hilge.


Diploma, Christ Hospital School Nursing, Cincinnati, 1964. Bachelor of science in nursing, University Kentucky, 1967. Master in Public Health, University Michigan, 1970.


Staff nurse premature and newborn nursery, Cincinnati General Hospital, 1964-1965;staff nurse, hospital discharge planner, Visiting Nurse Association, Cincinnati, 1967-1969;assistant director, Visiting Nurse Association, Atlanta, 1976-1978;instructor, College Nursing, U. Kentucky, Lexington, 1970-1971;supervisor, Montgomery County Health Department, Rockville, Maryland., 1971-1974;assistant professor, College Nursing, University of Southern California, Columbia, 1979-1986;instructor, College Nursing, University of Southern California, Columbia, 1987-1989;alzheimer's project coordinator, South Carolina. Commision on Aging, Columbia, 1988-1990;director education and training, Lutheran Homes South Carolina., White Rock, 1988-1991;graduate assistant, University of Southern California School of Public Health, 1991-1994;trainer for homemakers home health aides, South Carolina. Division on Aging, 1991-1997;coordinator to train homemakers home aides nursing assistants, State Pilot Program, Decision Support System and Division on Aging, 1993-1995;Alzheimer's trainer office aging, nurse manager, Beanfort-Jasper Comprehensive Health, since 1998.

Member utilization review board Palmetto Health District, Lexington, since 1984. Test item writer, nurse aide certified Psychological Corporation, San Antonio, 1989, 91, 92. Board examiners Nursing Home Administration and Community Residential Care Facility Administrator, chairman of education committee, Columbia, South Carolina., 1990-1993.

Presenter gerontological workshops and residential care facilities administration.


Delaware South Carolina Governor White House Conference on Aging, Columbia, 1981. Chairman annual meeting South Carolina Federation for Older Americans, 1989—1991. Vice president Alzheimer's Family Services of Greater Beaufort, 1998—1999, member advisory board, since 2002.

Board directors Senior Services of Beaufort County, 1997—2002, Alzheimer's Family Services of Greater Beaufort, 1997—2002. Member American Nurses Association (certified gerontological nurse, community health nurse), South Carolina Nurses Association, Southern Gerontological Society, Gerontological Society of America, South Carolina Gerontological Society (treasurer 1989-1991, Rosamond R. Boyd award 1986, President award Mid State Alzheimers Chapter, 1993, Macy Scally Alzheimers award 2000), Society for Public Health Education, American Society on Aging, Alzheimers Association (board directors Columbia chapter 1988-1993, secretary 1992, chairman nominating committee 1991-1992. Board directors South Carolina combined health appeal 1991-1993), National Council on Aging, National Gerontological Nursing Association.


  • Other Interests

    Interior decorating, wine tasting.


Married James Paul Koerber, May 29, 1971.