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We #honoranurse: Melissa Sherman, BSN, RN, CSN-NJ, an End of Life Doula and consultant, and Certified Life Coach. She can be found at and

Melissa wanted to be a nurse from as far back as she can remember and always dreamed of helping others by easing their pain or grief. Throughout her nursing career, she says she has had the opportunity, privilege, and honor of providing nursing care to others when they were often most vulnerable. For her, the level of mutual trust and respect between a nurse and patient at the end of life creates a most special and beautiful human connection.

After twenty years as an RN, Melissa recently combined her nursing experience with Certified Life Coach and End-of-Life Doula training to create a new way for her to provide care.

At this stage of her nursing career, she says she is most passionate about mentoring. Her goal is to contribute by volunteering as an ANA and Sigma Theta Tau Mentor: "I feel helping Mentees learn, grow, transition, and ultimately succeed is quite possibly the most incredible, worthwhile investment that can be made for the future of our beloved nursing profession."

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We #honoranurse: Jean Watson, Founder, Director of the Watson Caring Science Institute.

Jean Watson is a Distinguished Professor Emerita and Dean Emerita of the University of Colorado Denver, College of Nursing, where she held the Endowed Chair in Caring Science at the University of Colorado, Denver and Health Sciences Center. She is the founder of the original Center for Human Caring in Colorado and an American Academy of Nursing Fellow.


Dr. Watson was inducted as a Living Legend by the American Academy of Nursing, its highest honor. Watson also is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including the National Fetzer Institute Norman Cousins Award, an International Kellogg Fellowship in Australia, a Fulbright Research and Lecture Award in Sweden, and six international honorary doctorate degrees.


Watson is the author of more than 100 publications in Caring Science and of more than 30 books on the Science of Human Caring™, including the classic: Nursing. The Philosophy and Science of Caring which identifies the 10 core “Caritas Processes®’, universals of human caring, necessary for studying and implementing a model of Caring Science in practice. This work restores the deep-spiritual dimensions of Love with caring-healing as the foundation for preparing a new level of practitioners in Caring Science/Caring HealthCare.


For further info/press inquiries contact Julie Watson:

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We #honoranurse: Michelle Allen, RN

Michelle has been practicing nursing for over 10 years. Her dedication to coordinate and deliver the highest quality medical care to her patients is evident in everything she does. Her willingness to go beyond simply providing a medical solution is seen in the caring relationships she develops with her patients.


Her experience in nursing spans a range of disciplines and settings. As a graduate, Michelle entered the field of home health nursing, which quickly opened the world of travel nursing. Her career as a travel nurse has taken her to leading teaching institutions, such as the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, and highly ranked adult specialty hospitals, such as Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Florida. She has also worked in regional referral facilities, such as the Cape Cod Hospital in Massachusetts and Forbes top-rated Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in New Hampshire.


During the COVID pandemic, Michelle took a position as Resource Coordinator on the COVID unit at Yuma Regional Medical Center, located in Arizona near the Mexican border. During that time, she created new policies, implemented new procedures, and shared her knowledge with her nursing staff.


As a student, Michelle attended Lawrence Memorial Regis College of Nursing in Massachusetts, which in lieu of traditional paper books, used Skyscape Mobile Medical Resources. Ten years later Michelle still relies on these resources for the trusted information she needs to make critical decisions at the point-of-care.


“Quickly finding the answers I need allows me to spend more valuable time with my patients rather than searching for the answers. These tools allow me to stay flexible and knowledgeable. Skyscape has improved my ability to provide quality care.”


Currently Michelle’s nursing journey has her returning to the desert southwest where she will continue to work with the community at the Yuma Regional Medical Center.

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We #honoranurse: Jean Paul Karangwa, President/Founder/RN. Here's his amazing journey from war-torn Africa to business owner success in Boston, Massachusetts. 

In 1999, I moved to the US from Africa as a refugee. My passion to become a nurse came from a life-long journey through war-torn nations where I saw many unattended patients. I worked with the Red Cross in refugee camps doing our best to help those in need.


When I arrived in the US I held various jobs. I started out in housekeeping, which eventually led me to nursing homes. Once I got there, I became a nursing assistant and eventually a licensed practical nurse (LPN). Then I became a registered nurse (RN). From there, I pursued starting my own home healthcare agency, Caring Bees Healthcare—now going nine years strong!

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We #honoranurseAndrea Sonenberg, PhD, WHNP, CNM-BC, a nurse educator, health services researcher, and health equity advocate.


We salute our real-life heroes.

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We #honoranurse: Sam Pehling is a compassionate young nurse now caring for COVID-19 patients. You could not ask for better.

Sam is patient, caring, attentive, above and beyond in the service to his patients at Stony Brook University hospital in New York.


Thank you, Sam, for being on the front-lines!

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We #honoranurse: Nursing was Alice Peterson's second career, which she started at 49. She's been at Piedmont Fayette for 12 years, caring for people passionately. She also cared for her husband who recently passed away from ALS. Now she is gearing up to relieve the ICU nurses as they try to cope with the pandemic.


Thank you, Alice, for being on the front-lines!

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We #honoranurse: Victoria Carr, who works in Maryland. She loves to travel to Belize to see her family and take care of her horse stable. She loves horses.


Thank you, Victoria, for all the lives you touch!

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BrightStar Care in Lafayette, CA wishes to #honoranurse:

Our Director of Nursing, Christy Wolf, RN, continuously goes above and beyond to make sure our clients and patients at BrightStar Care in Lafayette, CA (covering Alameda and Contra Costa counties CA) get the caregiving and nursing care that’s appropriate and necessary for their wellbeing. Thank you for all you do, Christy!

Jean Watson_edited.jpg wishes to #honoranurse:

We #honoranurse: Jean Watson, Founder/Director Watson Caring Science Institute, an international non-profit organization created to advance the philosophies, theories and practices of Human Caring. Thank you for all you do!

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