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Rosann Finucane Lawrence
BSN 1977 - Distinguished Alumna
Recognized for serving as a White House nurse for three years caring for President Ronald Reagan and Vice President George Bush, Sr. During this tour of duty, she traveled to many foreign countries with the President where she was the only medically-trained individual. When President Reagan had surgery, she was asked to be part of his medical team for recovery. Later she served during Operation Desert Storm caring for Navy and Marine Corps prisoners of war when they returned from Iraq. She was the Officer in Charge for the groundbreaking of the Same Day Surgery Unit at Bethesda Naval Hospital.