Baptist Health Nurses Among Those Named to Arkansas Center for Nursing’s 2021 40 Under 40 List

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Four Baptist Health nurses were recently named to the Arkansas Center for Nursing’s 2021 “40 Nurse Leaders Under 40” list. 

Among those selected were Olivia Cox, Baptist Health Medical Center-Little Rock; Philip Prousnitzer, Baptist Health Medical Center-Little Rock; Teresa Dukes Scott, Baptist Health College Little Rock; and Veronica Taubert, Baptist Health-Fort Smith.

The selected nurse leaders will be honored at a hybrid in-person and virtual event Oct. 11 at the Benton Event Center.

The “40 Nurse Leaders Under 40” list honors nursing professionals for their dedication and leadership in the profession following a highly competitive nomination process that focuses on their commitment to excellence, service, outreach and contributions, among other qualities. The Arkansas Center for Nursing serves as the state’s nursing workforce center. It is a member of the National Forum of State Nursing Workforce Centers.


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