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Ruth Rasco Stiehl, American nursing educator. Registered Nurse, Florida.


Stiehl, Ruth Rasco was born on October 31, 1939 in Miami, Florida, United States. Daughter of Russell Austin and Beatrice (Tanner) Rasco.


Bachelor of Science, University Miami, 1961. Master of Arts, University South Florida, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, University South Florida, 1977.

Minnesota, University Florida, 1989.


Staff nurse ob/gynecology Baptist Hospital, Miami, 1961-1962. Staff nurse pediatrics Broward General Hospital, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1963-1965. Staff nurse dialysis Tampa (Florida) General Hospital, 1967-1970.

Faculty College Nursing, University South Florida, Tampa, 1973-1976. Nursing education director Florida Board Nursing, Jacksonville, 1977-1982. Director School Nursing, Jacksonville (Florida) University, since 1982.

Executive director Florida Board of Nursing, Jacksonville, since 1997. Member examination committee National Council State Boards of Nursing, Chicago, 1978-1982.


Board directors Cypress Village Retirement Community, Jacksonville, since 1990, Mayor's Commission on Status of Women, Jacksonville, 1985-1992, Gateway Council Girl Scouts United States of America, since 1989, Southeast Heart Association, Jacksonville, 1986-1988, Northeast Florida Easter Seals, Jacksonville, 1982-1986. Member task force Women and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Jacksonville, since 1991. Treasurer Florida Commission on Future of Nursing, 1987-1991.

Member American Nurses Association, Florida Nurses Association, National League for Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, jogging, cross-stitch, singing.


Married Paul A. Stiehl, June 5, 1959. Children: Mark Russell, Kristin Stiehl Murray, Eric Paul.