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Patricia T. Mieszala Edit Profile

Patricia T. Mieszala, American nurse, consultant. Registered Nurse St. Mary of Nazareth Health and Hospital Center, Chicago, 1968; licensed nurse Illinois. Recipient Outstanding Fire/Burn Prevention Educator of Year award, United States Fire Administration, 1979, Doctor Curtis P. Artz Distinguished Service award, American Burn Association, 1983, Director's award, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 1984.

Background

Mieszala, Patricia T. was born on September 27, 1946 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Joseph Walter and Eugenia Rose (Mocarski) Mieszala.

Education

Postgraduate in Psychology and Psychiatry, Northeastern Illinois University, 1974—1978.

Career

Psychiatric staff nurse Illinois State Psychological Institute, Chicago, 1969—1970. Pediatric office nurse Suburban Pediatrics Ltd., Des Plaines, 1970—1971. Research nurse Cook County Hospital Burn Center, Chicago, 1971, psychological burn nurse clinician, 1971—1981.

President, founder Burn Concerns Inc., Chicago, since 1981. Consultant and lecturer in field. Technical consultant Film Communications, since 1976.

National juvenile firesetter project manager Federal Emergency Management Agency, 1981—1986.

Membership

Member of Illinois Fire Chiefs and Inspectors Association, Illinois Nurses Association, Indiana Order Foresters, National Association Female Executives, Phoenix Society Recovered Burn Victims (advisory board), American Nurses Association, American Burn Association, International Society Burn Injuries.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music box collecting, golf.