Walmart Clinic’s Sandra Ryan recognized for lifetime achievement
KEYSTONE, Colo. – Sandra Ryan, VP Walmart Care Clinics, was recognized for her visionary leadership with more than 25 years of leadership experience in various clinical, management and leadership settings by the National Nurse Practitioners Symposium with the Loretta C. Ford Lifetime Achievement Award, Walmart announced on LinkedIn.
The Loretta C. Ford Lifetime Achievement Award is presented annually by the National Nurse Practitioner Symposium to one individual that has demonstrated longevity, integrity, professional achievement and advocacy in advanced practice nursing on a national level.
Ryan received the award from the honor's namesake. Ford is an American nurse and the co-founder of the first nurse practitioner program. She is also a mentor for Ryan. "She is essentially a pioneer, innovator, and inspiring leader of this particular movement," Ford said. "There is no one I know who has made more contribution and deserves more credit or recognition than Sandra Ryan."