Excellence in Nursing Awards honorees showcase strength of UMSL graduates


Mary Epperson will tell you that she got where she is today by being a klutz.”

 “Those brain-rattling experiences helped the University of Missouri–St. Louis alumna develop the Washington University School of Medicine chronic concussion clinic, which got in on the ground floor of chronic traumatic encephalopathy and post-concussion syndrome treatment to provide the greater St. Louis community with cutting-edge care.”

“Epperson’s efforts for the people of St. Louis are both unique – based on her strengths and experiences as a pediatric neurology nurse practitioner – and iconic – exemplary of the invaluable care and value that College of Nursing graduates quietly provide every day to their patients.”

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