Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing

Campus: Druid Hills in Atlanta

Namesake: Nell Hodgson Woodruff

Date: Construction in 2001 | Named in 1967

Purpose: Academics

The Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing bears the name of the wife of Robert W. Woodruff. She had been a nurse in training when she married Woodruff in 1917. Although she never pursued a career, she volunteered as a nurse's aid with the American Red Cross in World War I and World War II. She was the first woman on the Emory Hospital Administration Committee.

The nursing school was named in her honor in 1967 and moved to its current building in 2001.