RN: Real Nurses Archive
2013 Year in Review: real doctors, real people and RN: Real Nurses
Photojournalist Nathan Clendenin recounts 2013 highlights from each of these two popular video series.
RN: Real Nurses - Christie Grafford
Two dogs, two cats, three horses, two pot-bellied pigs, two prairie dogs and one registered nurse from pediatric surgical services at UNC Health Care: That’s what you’ll find if you visit Christie Grafford’s ten acres of land north of Roxboro in Hurdle Mills.
RN: Real Nurses - Donovan Hazard
Donovan Hazard, an RN in the Newborn Critical Care Center at N.C. Children's Hospital, is also a bow hunter.
RN: Real Nurses - John Collier
As a clinical nurse IV in the outpatient clinics of N.C. Cancer Hospital, Collier plays many roles from nurse manager to caring for patients. He's used to playing different roles though as he's been into drama and theater about as long as he's been in nursing.
RN: Real Nurses - JoAnne Kroesen
JoAnne Kroesen, a nurse at North Carolina Children's hospital specialty clinics, is also a volunteer with Neuse River Golden Retriever Rescue.
RN: Real Nurses - Sarah Hassing
Sarah Hassing, an RN in the PICU at North Carolina Children's Hospital, can make a cake look like almost anything.
RN: Real Nurses - Karan Batts
Karan Batts, a nurse in the PACU at UNC's Ambulatory Care Center, is also a ballroom dancer.
real doctors, real people - RN: Real Nurses - Spartan Edition
We interrupt your regular programming of real doctors, real people and RN: Real Nurses this month to bring you a special combined edition. We're calling it the Spartan Edition!
RN: Real Nurses - Bren Sparling
Bren Sparling, an RN in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, says she has always been a creative person.
RN: Real Nurses - Katherine Desrochers
Desrochers is an RN in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at N.C. Children's Hospital and a yoga teacher.
RN: Real Nurses - Bela Emory
Bela Emory, RN, CPN, BSN has been a nurse at UNC Hospital for more than 25 years working the night shift in Pediatrics. When she's not at the hospital, Bela spends much of her time helping her husband with his antiques business and loves collecting Campbell's soup advertisements.
RN: Real Nurses - the year in review
The UNC nurses we met in 2012 give 100 percent of themselves to their work - and to their lives away from work.
RN: Real Nurses - Stacey Anderegg
Stacey Anderegg is an Hematology/Oncology Infusion Nurse at the N.C. Cancer Hospital. In her life outside the hospital, Stacey is a vocalist with a 7-woman a cappella group called "Stella."
RN: Real Nurses - Chris McGrath
"When we keep someone alive long enough so that they can come back here and have an intervention and they walk out of the hospital, that makes it all worth it," says Chris McGrath, a Certified Flight Registered Nurse for Carolina Air Care.
RN: Real Nurses - Angela Overman
Angela Overman, RN, is a nurse manager in G.I. surgery at UNC Hospitals. She's also very good with a lasso!
RN: Real Nurses - Morgan Womble
Morgan Womble is a nurse in the Orthopedics/Trauma unit at UNC Hospitals. She's also a self-described "adrenaline junkie" and skydiver.
RN: Real Nurses - Carol Smiley
Carol Smiley, an RN in the Newborn Critical Care Center at UNC Hospitals, spends a lot of her time outside the hospital taking care of hundreds of cats at an animal sanctuary.
RN: Real Nurses - Barbara Riff
Parking difficulties inspired Barbara Riff to take motorcycle lessons with her son. Now she commutes to work via motorcycle and frequently takes motorcycle trips for fun.
RN: Real Nurses - Kimberly Young
As a nurse, Kimberly Young works with patients in UNC's Surgery Trauma Intensive Care Unit. Outside of the hospital, Kimberly lives and works at the North Carolina Zen Center as an ordained Zen Buddhist nun.
RN: Real Nurses - Suzy Lawrence
Suzy Lawrence, a nurse in UNC Gynecologic Oncology, takes an environmentally aware approach to the way she lives.
RN: Real Nurses - Gina Althoff
Gina Althoff, a nurse at UNC Hospitals, describes herself as "not very outgoing" at work. But if you happen to be one of the many participants sweating it out in her Les Mills Body Combat class in Chapel Hill, that's probably the last thing you would think about her.
RN: Real Nurses - Jeanne Gartner
Pediatric oncology nurse Jeanne Gartner has her head in the clouds. Jeanne not only is a nurse, she’s an FAA-certified hot air balloon pilot.