Other Heroes from United States
Chief Nurse (retired), 8th Army Medical Unit
Robert V. Piemonte, EDD, RN, FAAN, 86 years old, was a former President and Director of the New York State Nurses Association, passed away on April 21, 2020. Many longtime NYSNA leaders will remember Robert, who was also the retired executive director of the National Student Nurses Association. Before retirement, Piemonte held various teaching and administrative positions in New York State and in national nursing organizations, among them the American Nurses Foundation and Nurses House. Educated at the Pilgrim State Hospital School of Nursing, Long Island University and Teachers College, Columbia University, he also served as Chief Nurse of the 8th Army Medical Unit.