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Black History Month – Mary Eliza Mahoney, RN

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The Intellectual Revolution presents… Mary Eliza Mahoney, RN was the first black professional nurse in America. On March 3, 1878, she was accepted into New England Hospital’s graduate nursing program.  During her training, Mahoney participated in mandatory sixteen-hour-per-day ward duty, … Continue reading

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