Kentucky Nurses Association Names Marsha Woodall as Nurse of the Year
October 31, 2022
MADISONVILLE, KY— MCC Associate Dean of Health Sciences and Professor, Marsha Woodall DNP, MBA, RN was named the Kentucky Nurses Association Nurse of the Year.
The criteria for included evidence that the individual’s leadership has motivated other members in the field of nursing education, population health, or clinical practice.
The President of Kentucky Nurses Association, Donna Meador, stated the following:
Marsha has made great strides in building KNA membership, where she’s known as a cheerleader who wants everyone involved. In the community, she has personally stepped up to help communities in times of crisis: For example, following deadly tornadoes last year, she collected money and supplies and delivered those to the Dawson Springs Tornado shelters. During the pandemic, delivered hand sanitizer and masks to members. She is the first to volunteer and she inspires other to make a difference, too.
Her colleagues describe her as “a shaker and a mover”. In her acceptance speech, Marsha remarked, “Iam so thankful for all of my Kentucky Nurses Association colleagues and am thankful this wonderful organization has afforded me the opportunities to join others in making a difference in our community and our state”.
KNA was established in 1906 and is the only full-service organization for the state’s entire nurse population. The group promotes the essential role of registers nurses in the healthcare system and advocates for quality patient care in all settings.