Professional of the Year - Healthcare/Nursing

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Kathryn Van Dyke Levitt

Title: R.N., Retired
Industry: Healthcare
Type of Organization: Healthcare
Major Product/Service: Patient care
Expertise: Mrs. Levitt is retired after over 40 years experience. She was responsible for patient care, coronary care unit and nursing services. She was the founder of the Chicago Nursing in Service Organization and co-founder of the Critical Core Nurses Association of Chicago. Mrs. Levitt was also the coordinator of scientific papers for the CCRN annual conference.
Geographic Area of Distribution: Georgia
Affiliations: Volunteer, Chicago Heart Association; Smart Woman Savannah Georgia; Telfair Museum of Art; National Marine Sanctuary; Ocean Film Festival; Community Advisory Board, Art Institute of Chicago; Chicago Symphony Society/Auxiliary; Our World Under Water; Lincolnwood Afternoon Philanthropic Club; President, Savannah Heart Association, Chatham County; Board President, Savannah Symphony Society; Founding Board, Savannah Music Festival; Board Member, Coordinator, Savannah Science Museum (Low Country Studies); Volunteer, Chair, State Campaign for Georgia Historical Society; Board Member, Telfair Museum of Art; Founder, St. Joseph's/Candler Foundation - Smart Women; Fund Raising Donor, Second Harvest; Chef's Table; March of Dimes; Coastal Georgia Archeology Society
University/Degree: B.A., Northeastern Illinois University; M.Ed., Georgia Southern University
Born: November 3, 1942
Hobbies/Sports: Swimming, photography
Spouse: Robert O. Levitt (dec.)
Career Accomplishments: Mrs. Levitt organized 'A Night to Remember' for the Alzheimer's Association