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List of Famous Registered Nurses

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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.

This is a list that features people like Kate Lorig and Barbara Hafer.

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 (born March 13, 1960) is an American politician and a former Majority Leader of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL), ...more
Kate Lorig is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
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
Enrico Raphael Quiogue Nacino (born March 21, 1987 in Baguio City, Benguet, Philippines), better known by his screen name Rocco Nacino, is a Filipino actor and registered nurse who rose to fame ...more
Elizabeth Marks is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
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 Jacisin Ellmers (born February 9, 1964) is an American politician who was the U.S. Representative for North Carolina's 2nd congressional district from 2011 to 2017. She is a member of the ...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
Judi Ann "Judith" Stish Ross Nathan Giuliani (born December 16, 1954) is an American registered nurse, former medical sales executive, charity fundraiser, and wife of former New York ...more
Arlene Becker is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
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 Marie Cusack (born May 21, 1942) 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 ...more
Judy Robson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Judith Biros Robson (born 1939) 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 (born January 9, 1962) is a Canadian retired professional wrestler. He is best known for his appearances with All Japan Pro Wrestling (AJPW) and Catch Wrestling Association (CWA) ...more
Mary Kiffmeyer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Mary Kiffmeyer (born December 29, 1946) 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 ...more
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 (born 1956) is an American anti abortion activist and nurse from Illinois best known for saying "live birth abortions" were being performed at Christ Hospital in the ...more
Nita Barrow is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Dame Ruth Nita Barrow, GCMG DA, (15 November 1916 – 19 December 1995) was the first female Governor-General of Barbados. She was a nurse and a public health servant from Barbados. She served as ...more
Barbara Hafer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Barbara Hafer (born August 1, 1943) 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 ...more
Kathy Sheran is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Kathleen J. "Kathy" Sheran (born May 18, 1947) is a Minnesota politician and former member of the Minnesota Senate. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL), she ...more
Leah Vukmir is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Leah Vukmir (née Papachristou; born April 26, 1958) is a former member of the Wisconsin Senate and pediatric nurse practitioner. A Republican, she represented Wisconsin's 5th District. ...more
Yvonne Fritz is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Yvonne Fritz
Yvonne Marie Fritz (born September 17, 1950) is a Canadian politician and former member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta representing the constituency of Calgary-Cross as a Progressive ...more
Marilyn Milos is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Marilyn Milos
Marilyn Fayre Milos (born March 22, 1940) is the founder and director of the National Organization of Circumcision Information Resource Centers (NOCIRC), a genital integrity organization which ...more
Wendy Fatin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Wendy Frances Fatin (born 10 April 1941) is a retired Australian politician. She was a member of the Australian House of Representatives from Western Australia representing the Australian Labor ...more
June Storey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Mary June Storey (April 20, 1918 – December 18, 1991) 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 ...more
Sharon Erickson Ropes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
Sharon L. Erickson Ropes (born January 23, 1954) is a Minnesota politician and a former member of the Minnesota Senate who represented District 31, which includes portions of Fillmore, Houston, ...more
Gillian Larson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Registered Nurses
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 (born April 1957) is a Minnesota politician and former member of the Minnesota Senate who represents District 10, which included all or portions of Becker, Otter Tail and ...more