List of Famous Registered Nurses

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. {#nodes}
  • 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), she ...more
  • 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 work ...more
  • 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 and ...more
  • Elizabeth Marks is a nurse and a voice actress.
  • 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
  • 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 City Mayor Rudy ...more
  • 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 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 Party. ...more
  • 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 (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) under ...more
  • 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 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 degree ...more
  • 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 Chicago suburb of ...more
  • 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 (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 Board ...more
  • 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 represented ...more
  • 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. She previously ...more
  • 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 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 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 Party ...more
  • 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 Autry ...more
  • 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, and ...more
  • Gillian Larson is a former contestant on the reality television show Survivor: Gabon.
  • 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 Wadena ...more