Mary Kellar Lambert, winner of the American Journal of Nursing Scholarship is currently studying for her Masters in Nurse Anesthesia at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s Wake Forest Baptist Health Program. Mary Kellar Lambert came to the nursing profession as a certified middle school science and math teacher and taught for seven years with international schools in Manila, the Philippines and Bucharest, Romania. She also had graduate degrees in exercise physiology and education when she decided to enter the BSN program at the Medical University of South Carolina. After graduating she worked on a labor and delivery unit and in a cardiothoracic unit before returning to school to study nurse anesthesia. She plans to combine all her expertise and become an educator/researcher on surgical mission trips throughout the world.
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