Longtime Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing supporter Worth B. Daniels Jr., MD, died July 9, 2009, at age 84.
Daniels graduated from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1948. He practiced internal and palliative medicine in Baltimore beginning in 1954.
A staunch nursing advocate, Daniels often advised peers to listen to nurses. Daniels served for years on the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing National Advisory Council. He was founding chairman of the Committee of 100, formed in 1991 to raise funds from physicians to support nursing scholarships.
Hopkins presented Daniels the University’s Distinguished Alumnus Award in 2000. The School of Nursing created the Worth B. Daniels Jr. award in 2005 for exemplary and sustained service to the school and named Daniels the first recipient.