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educator , Gerontology consultant

Marlene Dotterer Blackford, American Gerontology consultant, educator. Registered Nurse, Ohio.; certified gerontological nurse.

Background

Blackford, Marlene Dotterer was born on September 14, 1953 in Paulding County, Ohio, United States. Daughter of John Andrew and Elizabeth Eileen (Bauman) Dotterer.

Education

Diploma in nursing, Aultman Hospital School Nursing, 1975. Bachelor of science in nursing, University Akron, 1981. MSN, Case Western Reserve University, 1987.

Career

Assistant director of nursing, St. Luke Lutheran Home, North Canton, Ohio., 1983-1984; coordinator geriatric services, St. Elizabeth Hospital Medical Center, Youngstown, Ohio., 1985-1988; director geriatric services, Western Reserve Care System, Youngstown, Ohio., 1988-1989; owner, consultant, Autumn Enterprises, North Canton, since 1989. Board directors Hartville Meadows.

Achievements

  • Registered Nurse, Ohio. Certified gerontological nurse.

Membership

Member American Nurses Association (chairperson gerontological nurse test development committee, past nominating committee, council gerontological nurses), Gerontological Society of America, American Society on Aging, Ohio Nurses Association (past chairman gerontological nursing practice assembly 1990, chairperson council on practice, past treasurer), Sigma Theta Tau.

Connections

Married Roy A. Blackford.

father:
John Andrew Dotterer

mother:
Elizabeth Eileen (Bauman) Dotterer

spouse:
Roy A. Blackford.