International Nurses Day

May 12 is the anniversary of the birth Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale

By: Gretchen from Vermont
Florence Nightingale revolutionized nursing.

Clara Barton

By: Abbey Baxter Burks
Clara Barton was known as the 'Angel of the Battlefield.'

Molly Melching, Tostan Founder

By: Jane Wallace
Molly Melching, Tostan Founder empowers African communities to bring about positive social transformation based on respect for human rights.

Dr. Barbara Ross Lee

By: Sabin from Raleigh
Dr. Barbara Ross Lee became the first African American woman dean of a US medical school.

Dorothea Lynde Dix

By: Sean from Connecticut
Dorothea Lynde Dix was an advocate for the rights of the mentally ill.

Susie King Taylor

By: Heather from Gilbert, Arizona
Susie King Taylor was a pioneer in the struggle for African American women's rights.

Edith Cavell

By: Kim and Megan from Webb City
Edith Cavell was a nurse who risked her own safety to help others during WWI

Louisa May Alcott

By: Camille from Laguna Beach
Louisa May Alcott was the beloved author of 'Little Women.'

Dame Cicely Saunders

By: Barbara Field
Dame Cicely Saunders founded the modern hospice to provide compassionate, holistic care to the dying.

Mary N. Sanchez

By: Crystal from Los Angeles
Mary N. Sanchez is a nurse manager and renowned advocate for veterans care and service.

Harriet Tubman

By: Nancy Nickerson
Harriet Tubman organized the Underground Railroad and helped lead slaves to freedom.

Claire Lalanne

Claire Lalanne founded the Center for Nutritional Recovery.

Jennifer Staple: Unite for Sight

By: Claudia Hudson
Jennifer Staple of Unite for Sight helps educate and inform the public about eye issues, and restore sight to the needy.

Mother Teresa

By: Jeff Trussell
Mother Teresa devoted her life to the homeless and dying in India.

Mary Todd Lincoln

By: Grace from Michigan

Johnie Sue Reinhard

By: Tammy from Henderson
Johnie Sue Reinhard is a cancer survivor who inspires others with her positive attitude and tenacity for life.

Ellen Church

By: Charlotte from Fredericksburg
Ellen Church pioneered the idea of having flight attendants on flights.

Curtis Cornish

By: Dia

Marie Peets

By: Dominique from Mission Viejo
“When you're a nurse you know that every day you will touch a life or a life will touch yours.” ~Anonymous

Meg Mcdonald

By: Qian from Portland

Amanda Grabowski

By: Sabrina from Mission Viejo
"I just love the excitement of the emergency room. You see a little bit of everything."

Diana Patricia Escobar

By: Isabel from Medellin
Diana Patricia Escobar- Helping People Get Better


By: Kelly from Stratford

Nurses Of UMC

By: Quay from Wolfforth, Texas
Hope is the physician of each misery. ~Irish Proverb

Nurses & Doctors at Davis Regional Medical Center

By: Megan & Hannah from Statesville


Nurse Giving Shots

By: Doug Miller

Walt Whitman by Robert Shetterly,

By: Robert Shetterly

Mary Seacole

By: Albert Charles Challen, 1869

Clara Barton BY Matthew Brady

By: Matthew Brady

Mary Eliza Mahoney (1845 - 1926)

By: unknown

National Association of Colored Graduate Nurses

By: unknown

Maryanne Bickerdyke

By: Sabrina from Westerville

The Nurse

By: Cosmina Jucan from Cluj-Napoca, Romania


A Thank You From The Heart

Producer: Kassandra Langum
A powerful story about giving back to your community through volunteering.

Mother Mary

Producer: Cheikh Darou Seck from Senegal, AFRICA

Mother Mary works to help children affected by AIDS in Senegal.


Producer: Cheikh Daru Seck
A compelling view of an organization fighting to bring education to Africa.

Organizer created on 4/13/2012 3:06:02 PM by Becky Miller

Last edited 12/24/2018 12:03:54 AM by Anthony Pouw