Mary Eliza Mahoney: The First Trained Black Nurse in America

Mary Eliza Mahoney is the First African-American to study and work as a professionally trained nurse in the United States. She was also the first…

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Mary Eliza Mahoney

From a cook, a janitor and a washerwoman: The inspiring story of Mary Eliza Mahoney, the first black nurse in the United States

When Mary Eliza Mahoney, R.N. became the first professionally educated African-American nurse in 1879, she changed the trajectory of American nursing forever.

Continue Reading... From a cook, a janitor and a washerwoman: The inspiring story of Mary Eliza Mahoney, the first black nurse in the United States