Google Doodle Honors Panamanian Dr. Ildaura Murillo-Rohde, Who Founded the National Association of Hispanic Nurses


HISPANIC MONTH … “I hope it sparks curiosity of who this woman was so more people learn about her achievements,” Google Doodle guest artist Loris Lora said of the illustration. The Google Doodle on Wednesday, September 15, honored pioneering Hispanic nurse Dr. Ildaura Murillo-Rohde.”

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A report by Naledi Ushe for People.

“I hope it sparks curiosity of who this woman was so more people learn about her achievements,” Google Doodle guest artist Loris Lora said of the illustration

The Google Doodle on Wednesday honored pioneering Hispanic nurse Dr. Ildaura Murillo-Rohde.

The illustration created by guest artist Loris Lora depicts the late medical professional and educator in a diverse hospital setting as she holds onto a notebook.

Murillo-Rohde made strides in her career and founded the National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) — originally named Spanish Speaking/Spanish Surnamed Nurses’ Caucus — in 1975 to help others underrepresented in the profession,according tothe organization.

Lora spoke to Google about why she chose to depict the Panamanian nurse during National Hispanic Heritage Month, which began on Sept. 15.

“Hispanic Heritage Month to me is about celebrating our culture and recognizing the contributions of those who…

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