CRNA Profiles

CRNA Profiles present biographical information on deceased nurse anesthetists who played prominent roles in nurse anesthesia and AANA history. For more information, please contact the Archivist via email at archives@aana.com.

Mary Costello
(1943-2001)
Educator, AANA President​

Mildred Clark
(1915-1994) 
Chief of the US Army Nurse Corps

Gertrude Fife
(1902-1980)
Educator, AANA President

Edith Graham
(1871-1943) 
Anesthetist to the Mayo Brothers

Florence Henderson
(1876-1956)
Anesthetist to Surgeon Charles Mayo

Agatha Hodgins
(1877-1945) 
Educator, Founder of AANA

Alice Hunt
(1880-1956)
Instructor at Yale School of Medicine

Helen Lamb
(1899-1979)
Educator, AANA President

Alice Magaw
(1860-1928)
"Mother of Anesthesia"

 

Florence McQuillen
(1903-1981)
First AANA Executive Director

Ruth Satterfield
(1913-2008)
First nurse Consultant to the
Army Surgeon General

Helen Vos
(1914-2007) 
Educator, AANA President

Sophie Winton
(1887-1989)
World War I Anesthetist

 Historical Resources

 

 Contact the Archives

 

Archivist and Records Manager
222 S. Prospect Ave.
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Phone: (847) 655-1106
Email: archives@aana.com