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Patricia Josephine Eckdahl-Sleeger, American hospital administrator, nursing educator, management consultant. Recipient Recognition award, Nebraska Nurses, 1976, Special Recognition award, 1978.


Eckdahl-Sleeger, Patricia Josephine was born on March 30, 1939 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, United States. Daughter of Arthur Finguel and Evelyn Josephine (Ehn) Eckdahl.


Diploma in Nursing, West Nebraska General Hospital, Scottsbluff, 1960. Bachelor of science in nursing, Idaho State University, 1974. Postgraduate, Idaho State University, 1976.

Master of Science in Nursing Administration, University Colorado, 1979.


Staff nurse West Nebraska General Hospital, Scottsbluff, 1960, 1978—1979. Head nurse Platte County Memorial Hospital, Wheatland, Wyoming, 1960—1967, director nursing, 1967—1968. Successively student health nurse, instructor & faculty coordinator West Nebraska General Hospital School Nursing, Scottsbluff, 1968—1973, 1974—1979.

Staff nurse St. Anthony Hospital, Pocatello, Idaho, 1973—1974. Director nursing St. Joseph Hospital, Marshfield, Wisconsin, 1979—1981. Instructor Milton College, 1980—1981, University Wisconsin, Green Bay, since 1982.

Assistant administrator St. Vincent Hospital, Wisconsin, since 1981. Member advisory committee Kellogg Project Midwest Alliance Nursing. Member commission education Nebraska Nurses Association, 1970.

Board directors Green Bay Area Free Clinic, 1983.


Member auxiliary scholarship committee St. Vincent Hospital, Green Bay. Member Mayor's Commission Status Women, 1975, Title IX Commission, 1976, Task Force Labor Relations Catholic Institutes Green Bay, 1983. Board directors Wells Scholarship Fund, 1982—1983.

Member of League of Women Voters, Green Bay District Nurses Association (board directors since 1983), National League Nursing, Catholic Hospital Association Wisconsin (nursing, public policy committees), American Society Nursing Service Administrators, Wisconsin Society Nursing Service Administrators (chairperson, ad hoc committee research), American Nurses Association (state delegate Hawaii Convention 1978), Sigma Theta Tau.


Married Donald Eugene Sleeger, June 4, 1961. Children: Toni Rene, Jodi Lynn, Lori Annual.