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List of famous registered nurses, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top registered nurses in the world? This includes the most prominent registered nurses, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable registered nurses is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic registered nurses were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned registered nurses.

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From reputable, prominent, and well known registered nurses to the lesser known registered nurses of today, these are some of the best professionals in the registered nurse field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous registered nurses ever?" and "What are the names of famous registered nurses?" then you're in the right place. (113 items)

Erin Murphy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Erin Murphy Erin Murphy is a Minnesota politician and the former Majority Leader of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party, she represents District ...more

Kate Lorig is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Kate Lorig Dr. Kate Lorig, Dr.P.H., is an American professor at the Stanford University School of Medicine. She is also the director of the Stanford Patient Education Research Center. She is known for her ...more

Rocco Nacino is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Rocco Nacino Rocco Nacino, better known by his screen name Rocco Nacino, is a Filipino actor and registered nurse who rose to fame and gained media attention for joining on the fifth season of StarStruck, a ...more

Elizabeth Marks is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Elizabeth Marks Elizabeth Marks is a nurse and a voice actress.

Renee Ellmers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Renee Ellmers Renee Jacisin Ellmers is an American politician who has been the U.S. Representative for North Carolina's 2nd congressional district since 2011. She is a member of the Republican Party. Ellmers ...more

Renea Burns is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses

Judith Nathan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Judith Nathan Judi Ann "Judith" Stish Ross Nathan Giuliani is a registered nurse, fundraiser for charitable organizations, former Managing Director of Changing Our World, founding board member of ...more

Arlene Becker is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Arlene Becker Arlene A. Becker is a Democratic Party member of the Montana House of Representatives, representing District 52 since 2002. She earlier served from 1991 through 1992.

Joyce Cusack is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Joyce Cusack Joyce Marie Cusack is an American politician. She is a former member of the Florida House of Representatives, representing the 27th District and a member of the Democratic Party. Her district ...more

Judy Robson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Judy Robson Judith Biros 'Judy' Robson is an American nurse, nursing instructor, and politician from Beloit, Wisconsin. She served as a member of the Wisconsin State Senate and represented the state's ...more

Luc Poirier is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Luc Poirier Luc Poirier is a semi-retired Canadian professional wrestler, better known under the name Rambo.

Mary Kiffmeyer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Mary Kiffmeyer Mary Kiffmeyer is a Minnesota politician. She served as Minnesota Secretary of State from 1999 to 2007 and now serves in the Minnesota Senate. A member of the Republican Party of Minnesota, she ...more

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Amy Spangler is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Amy Spangler Amy Spangler is a breastfeeding expert and president of baby gooroo who has lectured extensively and published several books on breastfeeding. In addition to earning a bachelor’s and master’s ...more

Jill Stanek is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Jill Stanek Jill Stanek is an American pro-life activist and nurse from Illinois best known for saying "live birth abortions" were being performed at Christ Hospital in the Chicago suburb of Oak ...more

Nita Barrow is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Nita Barrow Dame Ruth Nita Barrow, GCMG, DA, FRCN was the first and only female Governor-General of Barbados. She was a nurse and humanitarian activist from Barbados. She served as Governor-General of ...more

Barbara Hafer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Barbara Hafer Barbara Hafer is an American politician from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Initially a member of the Republican Party, she served as a member of the Allegheny County Board of Commissioners ...more

Kathy Sheran is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Kathy Sheran Kathleen J. "Kathy" Sheran is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota Senate. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party, she represents District 19, which ...more

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Leah Vukmir is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Leah Vukmir Leah Vukmir is a Republican member of the Wisconsin Senate, representing the 5th District since 2011. She previously served in the Wisconsin Assembly, representing the 14th District from 2002 ...more

Yvonne Fritz is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Yvonne Fritz Yvonne Marie Fritz is a Canadian politician and current Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta representing the constituency of Calgary-Cross as a Progressive Conservative.

Marilyn Milos is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Marilyn Milos Marilyn Fayre Milos is the founder and director of the National Organization of Circumcision Information Resource Centers, a genital integrity organization which opposes the genital modification ...more

Wendy Fatin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Wendy Fatin Wendy Frances Fatin, Australian politician, was a member of the Australian House of Representatives from Western Australia representing the Australian Labor Party in the Divisions of Canning and ...more

June Storey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
June Storey June Storey was a Canadian-born American film actress who appeared in 45 films during the 1930s and 1940s. She was leading lady to cowboy singer Gene Autry in 10 films.

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Sharon Erickson Ropes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Sharon Erickson Ropes Sharon L. Erickson Ropes is a Minnesota politician and a former member of the Minnesota Senate who represented District 31, which includes portions of Fillmore, Houston, and Winona counties in ...more

Gillian Larson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Gillian Larson Gillian Larson is a former contestant on the reality television show Survivor: Gabon.

Gretchen Hoffman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Gretchen Hoffman Gretchen M. Hoffman is a Minnesota politician and a member of the Minnesota Senate who represents District 10, which includes all or portions of Becker, Otter Tail and Wadena counties in the ...more

Janet Koth is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Janet Koth Janet Koth is a former contestant on the reality television show Survivor: The Amazon.

Chris Eaton is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Chris Eaton Christine Ann "Chris" Eaton is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota Senate. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party, she represents District 40, which ...more

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Peggy Welch is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Peggy Welch Peggy M. Welch is a Democratic member of the Indiana House of Representatives, representing the 60th District since 1998. She is a native of Itawamba County, Mississippi who attended Terry ...more

Anne Rudin is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Anne Rudin Anne Rudin was the 51st Mayor of Sacramento from her election in 1983 until she stepped down after declining to seek a third term in 1992.

Penelope Denton is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Penelope Denton

Josephine Miñoza is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Josephine Miñoza

Sheila Charters is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Sheila Charters Sheila Charters is a nurse, accountant and a homemaker.

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Beryl Salvatore is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Beryl Salvatore Beryl Salvatore is the mother of actress Hilary Salvatore.

Yetunde Price is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Yetunde Price Yetunde Hawanya Tara Price was the elder half-sister of, and personal assistant to, leading tennis players Venus and Serena Williams. At the time of her death, she was 31 years old, the eldest ...more

Michael Ho is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Michael Ho Michael Ho Mun-ka, is a member of the Hong Kong Democratic Party and was the member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong for the Health Services.

Linda Klein is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Linda Klein Linda Klein is a registered nurse and an actress. She is also an avid golfer. She also has a recurring roles as a nurse on the television shows Grey's Anatomy and Nip/Tuck. Her other appearances ...more

Carolyn McElfatrick is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Carolyn McElfatrick Carolyn J. McElfatrick is a Minnesota politician and a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives who represents District 3B, which includes portions of Aitkin and Itasca counties in the ...more

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Trisha Grablander is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Trisha Grablander Trisha Grablander is the wife of Casey Mears.

Karen Daley is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Karen Daley Karen Daley is an American nurse, past president of the American Nurses Association, former director of the American Nurses Credentialing Center and an advocate for the prevention of needlestick ...more

James Maverick Soriano Lacanla... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
James Maverick Soriano Lacanlale James Maverick Soriano Lacanlale is a registered nurse from the Philippines.

Gary Gustin is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Gary Gustin Gary Gustin is an actor and registered nurse.

Pat Pariseau is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Pat Pariseau Patricia "Pat" Pariseau is a Minnesota polish soccer player and a former member of the Minnesota Senate who represented District 36, which includes portions of Dakota, Goodhue, Scott ...more

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William 'Bill' Connor is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
William 'Bill' Connor William 'Bill' Connor is an actor.

Margaret Barszowski Weimar is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Margaret Barszowski Weimar

Ros Bates is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Ros Bates Rosslyn Mary Bates is an Australian politician. She has been a Liberal National Party member of the Parliament of Queensland since March 2009, representing the electorate of Mudgeeraba.

Paul Genesse is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Paul Genesse Paul Genesse is a writer of young adult fantasy novels and a cardiac unit nurse at Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, Utah. His first book, The Golden Cord, was a best seller for Five Star ...more

Janet Woollard is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Janet Woollard Janet May Woollard was a member for the seat of Alfred Cove in the Western Australian Legislative Assembly from 2001 to 2013. She stood for the seat in the February 2001 State election as an ...more

Misti Rae Ann Hokanson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Misti Rae Ann Hokanson Misti Rae Ann Hokanson is the spouse of American Football coach Dan Hawkins.

Matthew Browning is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Matthew Browning Matthew Browning is the winner and nominee of the 2011 Nurse of the Year Shorty Award.

Tonya Staten is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Tonya Staten Tonya Staten is an actress, a comedian and a registered nurse.