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Wald

 [wawld]
Lillian (1867–1940). American nurse; founder of the Henry Street Settlement in the Lower East Side of New York City, one of the first nonsectarian visiting nurse services in the world.
Lillian Wald. Courtesy Visiting Nurse Service of New York.

Wald, Lillian

[1867-1940]
an American public health nurse, settlement leader, and social reformer. She founded the Henry Street Settlement in New York to bring nursing care into the homes of the poor. This led to the development of the Visiting Nurse Service of New York. She was also instrumental in establishing the school nursing system, the federal government's Children's Bureau, and the Nursing Service Division of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. She was the first nurse to be elected into the Hall of Fame for Great Americans.
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Wald said in his letter to Southbridge he was hopeful the settlements would be paid by August.
The radical influence that Wald highlights was often quite fleeting.
The art displayed by Po Kim and Sylvia Wald comprises a very small sampling from the many styles and techniques used by the artists during their long and productive lives.
Maged claimed Wald was released following the intervention of the United States embassy, while Antak remained in custody, a matter which Maged described as "very fishy".
Rabbit 'Lady' waits in front of an obstacle during the Kaninhop (rabbit-jumping) competition in Weissenbrunn vorm Wald, southern Germany
His father, Professor Sir Nicholas Wald, the pill's inventor, had a more conservative estimate but still envisioned many thousands of lives being saved.
Bosenbecker's unstinting community service illustrates the values that Lillian Wald bequeathed to us as public health nurses over 100 years ago.
For Wald, Whiteman represents a great and misunderstood figure in the history of American popular music: he was the great leveler of traditions who refined the elements of a folk form, rather than diluting them as so many commentators have held in the past.
Wald, retired Air Force general and senior defense and aerospace advisor at Deloitte LLP.
Chuck Wald, who was the air commander for the start of the 2001 attacks on the Taliban, decried the fact that the military option was being widely dismissed, even by conservatives.