Florence Nightingale Awards to honor nurses


    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Nurses are essential for health care delivery. Many of us, if not all, know a nurse who has provided excellent care for them or a loved one during a difficult illness or during a joyful event such as the birth of a healthy baby.

    In an effort to recognize the life-changing work of nurses, the University of Louisville School of Nursing is hosting the Florence Nightingale Awards in Nursing to honor those who follow in the footsteps of modern nursing founder, Florence Nightingale.

    The school invites the public to nominate a nurse by submitting a short essay explaining how a registered nurse, employed anywhere in Kentucky or Southern Indiana, has:

    Julie Heflin
    Julie oversees digital content for the Office of Communications and Marketing. She began her UofL career on the Health Sciences Center campus in 2007. Prior to this, Julie was a journalist with WFPL (Louisville Public Media), and occasionally filed reports for National Public Radio.