Patient who was too sick to attend daughter’s graduation recovering after double lung transplant
Bridget Perez could barely walk a few steps. Now she's walking laps at the Dayani Center track and marveling at how it feels to breathe again.
Credo Award winner Lindsey Netzel honored for passion and dedication to teaching
Infectious enthusiasm combined with a focus on others
Bridget Perez was in intensive care and couldn’t make it to her daughter’s graduation. With the help of Vanderbilt nurses, the graduation came to her.
"Pomp and Circumstance." Tears. Cupcakes. All in an intensive care unit.
“My dream was to be a nurse, taking care of critically ill children”
Jade Forlidas started at Vanderbilt as a nursing student in 1969; after a storied career, she has retired — but her daughter carries on as a LifeFlight nurse