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Nurses of Vision: Shaping Health Care

By Laura Raines

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Illustration by Michael Austin

They work at the pinnacle of health care.

They hold different degrees and have a variety of clinical expertise and their own management styles. All are nurses—and they don’t leave that role behind when they enter the C-suite. They know that the compassion that brought them into the profession and the skills they used in practice, as well as the empathy, critical thinking, decision-making, teamwork, and flexibility they learned at the bedside, serve them well whether they head a health care system, a community hospital, or a global corporate division. Here are snapshots of four Emory nurses who have distinguished themselves as executive leaders in health care.

nancy agee   marilyn margolis   roy simpson   ninfa saunders

Nancy H. Agee


Marilyn Margolis


Roy Simpson


Ninfa M. Saunders


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