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2020 Nurses Day Honorees

To celebrate the 200th birthday of Florence Nightingale on May 12, 2020, we invited you to make a donation to honor a nurse or organization for their outstanding work. Thank you to the following honorees, that have clearly made an impact both on their patients and on those who donated in their honor.

Janna Thornton, RN
Janna is a phenomenally rehab nurse! She is compassionate and truly advocates for her patients. A fantastic role model for all. – Amy Guyot

Martha Marak, RN; Kathy Sills, RN CRRN; Kim Austin, RN CRRN

Marta, Kathy, and Kim are good nurses at all times, and most especially during this time of Covid-19. – Laura River

Michelle Camicia, PhD RN CCM NEA-BC FAHA FARN

Michelle represents the best of nursing and rehabilitation nursing. She is an expert clinician, manager, researcher, and mentor to nurses at Kaiser and to ARN members. I am proud to be her friend and colleague. – Barbara Lutz

Joan McMahon, BSN MSA

Joan has helped me stay connected with rehabilitation nursing professional organizations as a Kansas City area CRRN, and given me perspective on a variety of professionals who promote Rehabilitation Nursing. – Linda Kurtz

Barbara Winters-Todd, DNP RN CRRN

Barbara represents the best of nursing, always there to help a fellow nurse learn about how our quality metrics tie directly to patient care and outcomes. She truly represents professionalism and respect at all levels. – Mary Ellen Hatch

University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing

In recognition of the group's ground-breaking research in patient reported outcomes, symptom management, financial hardship, and function among women with cancer, and in recognition of this group's dedication to social justice and equity in health, research, and education. – Grace Campbell

Dr. Barbara Lutz, PhD RN CRRN PHNA-BC FAHA FAAN ARN, President, and the ARN Board of Directors

With gratitude and appreciation, I make this donation to RNF in honor of the collective contribution to rehabilitation scientific inquiry and knowledge through research and evidenced-based practice of our President, Dr. Barbara Lutz, and each member of the ARN BODs. I also applaud President Lutz's legacy of leadership over the years to ARN and extraordinary vision as President to shape our future during the most challenging public health crisis in over 100 years. I am honored to serve ARN with her and our BODs. – Patricia A. Quigley

To All Nurses, Everywhere

To ALL NURSES everywhere--It is my privilege to know and work with so many expert rehabilitation nurses.
As a registered nurse, I am here for you: always have been, always will be…
But more than that: you are here for me/my family.
Thank you for being a NURSE. – Linda Pierce

Would You Like to Honor a Nurse?
There's still time to make a difference! Honor a rehab nurse or group or donate to RNF directly to help facilitate the development of new programs to enhance rehabilitation nursing practice and patient outcomes.
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