American Academy of Nursing.
The American Academy of Nursing named five Living Legends for 2008
at its annual meeting in November. Gene Cranston Anderson, PhD, RN,
FAAN, professor emerita at Case Western Reserve University and the
University of Florida, is known for her work in maternal-child care.
Helen K. Grace, PhD, RN, FAAN, is retired from the W.K. Kellogg
Foundation, where she served as special assistant to the president,
coordinated US health programming, and developed programs in South
Africa and Latin America. Margaret A. Newman, PhD, RN, FAAN, professor
emeritus at the University of Minnesota, is best known for her
development of nursing theory. Robert V. Piemonte, EdD, RN, CAE, FAAN,
was executive director of the National Student Nurses' Association
from 1985 to 1996. Phyllis Noerager Stern, DNS, RN, FAAN, professor
emeritus at Indiana University, is known for her work in women's