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Published May 07, 2013, 02:53 PM

Altru inducts Devils Lake nurse into hall of fame

Altru Health System inducted one of its nurses into the hospital's hall of fame today as part of National Nurses Week.

Altru Health System inducted one of its nurses into the hospital's hall of fame today as part of National Nurses Week.

A Devils Lake native, Mary Wakefield is an administrator for an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. She was appointed to the position by President Barack Obama. Before that, Wakefield was associate dean for the Center for Rural Health at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences. In the 1990s she served as chief of staff to North Dakota Senators Kent Conrad and Quentin Burdick.

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