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Patricia Mary Klopovich, American oncology nurse, educator. Registered Nurse, Ohio, Kansas.


Klopovich, Patricia Mary was born on July 13, 1951 in Fort Dix, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Nicholas and Bridget (McParland) Klopovich.


Bachelor of science in nursing, St. John College of Cleveland, 1973. Certified in nursing care of children with cancer, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 1975. MSN, University Kansas, 1981.


Staff nurse pediatrics unit, Cleveland Clinic Hospital, 1973-1974;assistant head nurse pediatrics unit, Cleveland Clinic Hospital, 1974-1976;teaching associate, nurse clinician School of Medicine, U. Kansas Medical School, 1976-1981;instructor in pediatrics, clinical nurse specialist, U. Kansas Medical School, 1981-1989;clinical assistant professor, clinical nurse specialist, U. Kansas Medical School, since 1989.


Member American Nurses Association (vice chairperson committee examiners maternal child health nursing 1986-1989, chairperson child and adolescent nurse subcommittee 1986-1989, council nurse researchers 1980), Kansas Nurse's Association (council on practice 1989-1991), Association Pediatric Oncology Nurses (chairperson research committee 1981-1982, recording secretary 1982-1983), Oncology Nursing Society (research committee 1982-1983, president Greater Kansas chapter 1984-1990, chairperson, member public relations committee 1985-1986, correspondent member chapters committee 1987-1988), Sigma Theta Tau.