Our Organization Over the Years

Remembering Robin Remsburg



Robin E. Remsburg
Robin E. Remsburg - August 1, 1956 to December 3, 2020



The Maryland Gerontological Nurses Group (MGNG) mourns the loss of
Robin Remsburg – beloved member, leader, mentor, and friend.

Robin held numerous academic positions throughout her career including an appointment at the Johns Hopkins University in the 1980s. It was during this time that our group came to know and love Robin for her intellect, generosity, and caring.

As president and fellow of the National Gerontological Nurses Association,
Robin encouraged nurses at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center to do clinical research, to publish findings in professional journals, and to present at national conferences. Throughout her career, Robin remained an active presence in national initiatives to improve care of older adults.

Before her passing after a long illness, Robin was dean of the University of North Carolina, Greensboro School of Nursing from 2013 – 2020 where she, not surprisingly, had a major positive influence.

Maryland Gerontological Nursing Group Caring Hands Appreciation Event June 20, 2020

2019 Caring Hands recipients at Caroline Center. From the left: Tameka, Peggy (Caroline Center clinical instructor), and Taylor.

Caring Hands Award recipients at Caroline Center in 2018.
Caring Hands Award recipients at Caroline Center in 2018. From left: New CNA Keana; clinical instructor, Anita; and new CNA Asia. Anita is a life-time member of our nursing group.

Peter Rabins In 2007, Dr. Peter Rabins was the guest speaker at the Caring Hands Award dinner. Dr. Rabins is a long-time advocate for the role of the Nursing Assistant especially in dementia care. He and Cynthia Steele were colleagues for many years at Johns Hopkins University.

Organization leaders celebrate at the 2006 Caring Hands Award dinner. From left: Pat Henderson RN, past president; Darlene Shoemaker RN, long-time secretary; Charlotte Radu RN, long-time treasurer; Jane Marks RN, current president; and Karen Armacost RN, past president.

. Cynthia Steele is pictured in the center of the photo surrounded by nursing assistants being honored at a special dinner and awards ceremony in 2005.

 

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