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A legacy of lifesaving

Apr. 21, 2011, 11:28 AM

Cheryl Major, R.N., may have saved more babies than anyone in the state of Tennessee.

Some of them she has saved in person as a neonatal nurse. Many more she has saved by providing lifesaving skills to others who care for fragile newborns.

If you spend any time at all at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, you’ve likely seen her: pushing carts of CPR training equipment through the halls or hosting information sessions about March of Dimes events. She is cheerful and busy inside the hospital, but it’s what she accomplishes outside its walls that is truly amazing—even historic.

 

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Originally published in House Organ

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