Dawn Anderson in Nepal

Nursing in Nepal

Red Cross nurse and U of S alumna Dawn Anderson’s (BA’01, BSN’05) humanitarian work in earthquake-ravaged Nepal began just days after the 7.8-magnitude quake.

Her exceptional courage and devotion to victims of armed conflict or natural disaster in countries like Haiti, Afghanistan, Central African Republic, Gaza and the Philippines has earned her the Florence Nightingale Medal. She is the only Canadian out of the 36 recipients from 18 countries to receive the medal.

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