MHC Event: Local Nursing Legends—Honoring the Class of 2020 (virtual)

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The Local Nursing Legends program honors nurses who have made a significant contribution to the nursing profession and health care to the residents in central Ohio. Based on a national model developed to recognize outstanding physicians, the Local Nursing Legends program is overseen by the Friends of Nursing History Steering Committee of the Medical Heritage Center at The Ohio State University.

Join us virtually to honor our Local Nursing Legends Class of 2020.

Thursday, May 5, 2022
4:30 p.m. EDT
Virtual program via Zoom

Visit this registration link to register for the Zoom program and receive details for how to join:

This year, we have an opportunity to celebrate the Local Nursing Legends Class of 2020. These ten outstanding nurses were originally recognized in 2020, but formal acknowledgement was delayed until 2022. We hope you can join us at this virtual event!

Class of 2020 Legends:

Sandra Cornett
Doris S. Edwards
Judy H. Gilliam
Janice K. Lanier
Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
Corazon C. Muñoz
Lillian M. Williams Pierce
Carol Halsted Robinson
Deborah Shields
Mary Winifred Walters

To view biographies of current and past nursing legends, visit the nursing legends program webpage at

Questions about this event or the nursing legends program? Send an email to the MHC.