Dr Veenema Awarded ICRC Florence Nightingale Medal

We are very proud to announce that Dr Veenema is one of only five US nurses awarded the ICRC’s Florence Nightingale Medal for 2013.

The Florence Nightingale Medal is the among the highest honors bestowed by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and recognizes Dr Veenema’s contributions to disaster management, public health, and nursing education.

From the ICRC press release:

Thirty-two outstanding nurses from 16 countries have been awarded the Florence Nightingale Medal, which recognizes exceptional courage and devotion to victims of armed conflict or natural disaster. It also recognizes exemplary service or a pioneering spirit in the areas of public health or nursing education.

 

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