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Mary Epiphany Reres, American health care and administration consultant. Recipient Outstanding Alumni award Creighton University School Nursing, 1972; named Distinguished Visiting Scholar University Texas, Arlington, 1986.

Background

Reres, Mary Epiphany was born on January 31, 1941 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Daughter of Mathew and Mary Ellen (Connelly) Reres.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Creighton University, Omaha, 1963. M.Psychiat. Nursing, University Nebraska, 1965. Ed.D in Administration, Columbia University, 1970.

Career

Staff nurse, Nebraska Psychiatric Institute, 1963-1965;clinical specialist, Norfolk (Nebraska) Eastern State Hospital, 1965-1966;instructor, Creighton U. School Nursing, 1966-1968;professor nursing, medicine and education, University of Virginia, 1970-1977;professor, dean, School Nursing, University of California at Los Angeles, 1977-1985;professor-at-large Medical School, School Nursing, University of California at Los Angeles, 1977-1985. President Human Services Training and Research Corporation, 1974-1985. Co-chairman Governor's Mental Health and Mental Retardation Advisory Board, 1973-1976.

Research review committee VA, since 1992. Consultant in field.

Membership

Board of directors Kaiser Permanente Health Plan and Hospitals, since 1980, Medical MediaGroup, since 1989. Member of advisory board hospital administration program Charles A. DrewMed. Center, since 1992. Member American Academy Nursing (president 1974), American Nurses Association, American Association Colls.

Nursing, Western Interstat American Hosp Higher Education, American Psychosocial Nursing Association (board directors, secretary 1986-1990), American Hospital Association (alternate California.del. 1992, trustee representative regional policy board since 1993, regional policy board since 1994), California Association Hospitals and Health Systems (Governor's Forum since 1989, nominating committee 1992. public affairs committee since 1991, vice chairman program committee 1992), Governance Forum (chairman since 1993, CAHHS trustee since 1993, trustee 1993-1994), American Psychiatric Nurses Association (Distinguished Leadership and Meritorious Svc. award 1989, vice chairman programs 1991-1993, member public policy committee since 1991), Delta Sigma Rho, Alpha Sigma Nu, Sigma Theta Tau.