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Lystra E. Gretter: Elevating Nursing through Compassion and Leadership

Lystra E. Gretter, a revered name in the nursing profession, is celebrated for her visionary leadership and enduring contributions that have shaped the landscape of nursing education and practice. Born on September 6, 1920, Gretter’s journey into nursing reflects a lifelong commitment to advancing the field through compassion, ethics, and professionalism. From the early stages[…more]

Mary Eliza Mahoney: Pioneering Nursing and Breaking Barriers

Explore the extraordinary life of Mary Eliza Mahoney, the first African American registered nurse in the United States. Discover her journey, from breaking racial barriers to advocating for diversity and compassionate patient care. Learn how her legacy continues to inspire nurses to embrace inclusivity and excellence in their practice.