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R. Colleen DeTurk Edit Profile

R. Colleen DeTurk, American Geriatrics and public health nurse Certified school nurse, Indiana, Illinois. Member American Nurses' Association (certified gerontological nurse), Indiana State Nurses Association (district president), National Gerontological Nurses' Association, Sigma Theta Tau (Delta Omicron president, excellence in teaching award, 1989, chapter excellence award, 1985).

Background

DeTurk, R. Colleen was born on March 6, 1937 in Decatur, Illinois, United States. Daughter of John M. and Ruth (Capps) Longstreet.

Education

Diploma, Indiana University, 1959. Bachelor of science in nursing, Sangomon State University, 1975. MSN, Indiana University, 1983.

Career

Health education and service coordinator Riverton (Illinois) School District. Director of Nursing Medicenter of America, Springfield, Illinois. Instructor in nursing J.F. Burnham School Nursing, Champaign.

Associate, professor, director continuing education Purdue University, WestLafayette, Indiana.

Membership

Member American Nurses' Association (certified gerontological nurse), Indiana State Nurses Association (district president), National Gerontological Nurses' Association, Sigma Theta Tau (Delta Omicron president, excellence in teaching award, 1989, chapter excellence award, 1985).

Connections

Married Phillip E. DeTurk, December 29, 1956. Children: Tamara S., Phillip T.