Winter 2005


Letters from the Front
Compiled by Ming Tai
Since the Spanish-American War, Johns Hopkins nurses have traveled to the frontlines of battle to provide care to soldiers and other victims of war. A sampling of their letters home.

Looking Back: Looking Forward
By Greg Rienzi
Find out just how far nursing education at Johns Hopkins has come since the school’s founding, when dust was public enemy No. 1 and “cocoa cordials” were a part of every good nurse’s arsenal.

Uniform Measures
Adapted from the exhibit “A Century of Changing Fashions”
Despite changes like rising hemlines and the advent of easy-care fabrics, the school’s nursing uniform has fostered a vital “espirit de corps” among Johns Hopkins nurses of every generation.




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