This prestigious award recognizes an individual’s lifelong commitment to the field of nursing and its impact on the health and/or social history of the U.S. The following individuals were inducted to the ANA Hall of Fame in 2016.
Dr. Patricia Messmer has led a remarkable career in nursing, and has
been an active and committed ANA member for more than 54 years.
Her dedication and knowledge of the nursing profession include her
work as a long-term advocate for excellence at the bedside.
Dr. Muriel Poulin has achieved an extraordinary career in nursing,
spanning more than 50 years in over a dozen countries.