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CPP Associates

3100 N. Sheridan Rd

Suite 9C

Chicago IL 60657 USA




3100 N. Sheridan Road #9C
Chicago, IL 60657 USA
870-715-7508 (phone) 
E-mail Address:
Web Site:
36-429-6167 CPP Associates, Inc.
Educational Background:
  • East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina  BSN   1968-1972
  • University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia  PNP, MSN  1976-1978
  • University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois  Doctoral studies in Pathology  1980-1984 (Ph.D. not completed)


Teaching Experience:

  • University of Virginia  Clinical Coordinator, PNP and FNP programs; Pediatric Graduate  Pathophysiology  1978-1980
  • Loyola University of Chicago—Undergraduate Pathophysiology  Fall 1986, Summer 1987
  • St. Xavier University—Advanced Health Assessment, Fall 1981
  • University of Arkansas—Graduate Pathophysiology, Graduate Pharmacology for Nurse Practitioners, Fall 1990-1996
  • University of Missouri—Post-Master’s NP Program—Advanced Pathophysiology Fall 1997, Fall 1998
  • Virginia Commonwealth University—NP Program—Advanced Pharmacology Summer 1999


Continuing Education Teaching Experience:


I have taught over 2500 continuing education seminars on health related topics to corporate groups and health care professionals throughout the United States and Canada over the past 20 years. I have been the keynote/plenary session presenter for numerous professional associations and corporations including:

The American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals

The Association of Practitioners for Infection Control

The National Association of Orthopedic Nurses

The Emergency Nurses' Association

The American Academy of Nurse Practitioner's

The Case Management Society of America

The National Association of Biology Teachers

The MDRT (Million Dollar Round Table)

Smith Barney/Citicorp

The Pacific Coast Dental Association

The Washington State Dental Association

The Edmonton Dental Society

The Vancouver Island Dental Society




  • Editor, bi-monthly newsletter entitled “Clinical Quips and Timely Tips” 2000-2008

  • Author, Medical Minutiae, 1994

  • Editor, Pathophysiology Perspectives 1985-1999

  • Author, An Apple a Day: The ABC’s of Diet and Disease (September 2001)

  • Author, Live a Little, Laugh a Lot, August 2003)

  • Author: Kiss My Asparagus! An essential guide to nutrition’s role in health and disease. (August 2012)

  • Author, BITE ME: Everything you have ever wanted to know about everything that bites (in progress.)

  • Author, Laughing Out Loud—Barb’s Best Clinical Pearls (in progress)

  • Contributing Editor, Bearnes’ Adult Med-Surg Nursing. Mosby, 1998.

  • Author, Immunology Simplified. Journal of Perioperative Nursing, 1994.

Clinical Experience:
  • Staff  Nurse, Joseph Ladd School, Newport Rhode Island
  • Staff Nurse, Pediatrics, Georgetown University Hospital
  • Assistant Head Nurse/Pediatrics—Georgetown University Hospital 1972-1976
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner—Private Family Practice 1976-1978
  • Adult Neurology Clinic—University of Chicago 1980-1983

Current Position:


Executive Director and President, CPP Associates, Inc., a consulting firm and continuing education provider for healthcare professionals and corporate seminars. CPP Associates provides over 150 presentations per year for national associations, hospitals, and corporations throughout the United States and Canada.


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