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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Karon White Gibson  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction Other

Audience: Adult;

Born: Chicago, Illlinois

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Illinois Connection

Karon and her partner Joy Smith Catterson started one of the nation's first Independent Nurse Practitioner offices in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Karon White Gibson, R.N.,CCM is the creator of "Outspoken with Karon" television show. As an RN, she was in charge of Emergency, Psych, and First Aid Stations on major motion pictures : Dr. Detroit, Risky Business, Toughest Man TV Shows etc. She is the coauthor of On Our Own, and Nurses On Our Own. She has been the CEO of a Nursing Service. She is a speaker and consultant on health insurance an other health and wellness and safety topics. Her shows include guests who are professionals or experts on Health, Alternative Medicine, Traditional Medicine, Travel, Dining, Nutrition, Dentistry, Reflexology.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

On Our Own
ISBN: 0380602695

Avon Books May May May May May May May May May May 1986. 1986

Nurses On Our Own
ISBN: 0595143628

iUniverse. 2000

THEY FOUGHT FOR THEIR PROFESSION!Karon and Joy were young, idealistic nurseson their own.Through the perilous adventures of establishing a private nursing practice and dramatic court battle to regain their professional reputations after being fired by a powerful hospital establishment.An inspiring story, here is the astonishing, updated story of two women who defied the entire medical of women willing to fight for their ideals.Chattanooga TimesEncourages other womennurses or notto consider their options.Milwaukee Journal

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