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She founded a hospice program

  • Featuring: Karen Bell & Rick Warren
  • Date Submitted: Jun 8, 2021
  • Location: Oregon

Karen entered nursing at a time when death was not considered part of what happened in hospitals. She helped create Portland Oregon’s first hospice practice, building it over the course of decades from one staff person (herself), into a program with 500 patients. Edit credit: Mike Addis


  • Karen Bell
  • Rick Warren
  • Nurse
  • Nursing
  • Hospice