Nursing Alumni Stories

Kara Strack

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 Laughlin

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.

Stephen Teitelman

LVC Alum Fights COVID-19 as Flight Nurse

Stephen A. Teitelman, B.S., B.S.N., R.N., ’92, flight nurse coordinator for Cooper University Health Care in Camden, N.J., is involved with COVID-19 patients for shorter periods than others in the field, but it’s equally as intensive.