Winona Begay, Navajo, RN, BSN, MS, is a specialty nurse and patient care coordinator at Northern Navajo Medical Center in Shiprock. As a member of the nurse executive team, case management and discharge planning are two of her key tasks.

dr_mccabe Melvina McCabe, Navajo, MD, juggles many important responsibilities including caring for aging patients, teaching, doing research, directing a geriatric education center, and providing leadership at the national level.

FrancesStout Frances Stout, Tohono O’odham, RN, is playing a key role in a project on the Tohono O’odham nation that brings its elders home to where exemplary care is provided.