Kara Strack ’17

The Heart of Healthcare

Growing up, Kara Strack ’17 admired the nurses who took care of her late grandfather, who was consistently in and out of hospitals due to health conditions. Inspired by their ability to bring light to someone going through their darkest times, Strack made it her goal to become that person for someone else.

Amanda Bostdorf McLaughlin

On the Frontlines of the Pandemic

Amanda Bostdorf McLaughlin, CRNP, ’03 and her nursing colleagues at UPMC Pinnacle Medical Group in Harrisburg have been severely affected by COVID-19.