Notable individuals from nursing history.
- Martha McFarlane McGee Bell (1735-1820): Revolutionary War nurse. (Biographic sketch available through NCpedia: Suggs, J.R. (1979). Bell, Martha McFarlane McGee. NCpedia. Available online: https://ncpedia.org/biography/bell-martha.)
- Audrey Booth (1924-2019): First nurse to receive a MSN (in Nursing Administration) from a North Carolina nursing school, the UNC School of Nursing.
- Elizabeth Scott Carrington (1902-1993): Nurse instrumental in founding Carolina's School of Nursing.
- Betty Baines Compton (1940- ): Pioneer family nurse practitioner.
- Margaret Dolan (1914-1974): National nursing leader and first American Nurse Association (ANA) President from North Carolina.
- Annie Ruth Graham (1916-1968): Korean War and Vietnam War nurse from Elfland, NC.
- Judy Hawkinson ( ): One of the first nurses to work at the Carol Woods Assisted Living Facility in Chapel Hill. (Oral history interview with Hawkinson available through UNC's Southern Oral History collection.)
- Martha Henderson ( ): Geriatric Nurse Practitioner at the Carol Woods Assisted Living Facility in Chapel Hill. (Oral history interview with Henderson available through UNC's Southern Oral History collection.)