Fetterolf and Niemann named Wichita ‘Health Care Heroes’


Sharon Niemann, left, and Bernadette Fetterolf

Newman University Director of the School of Nursing and Allied Health Bernadette Fetterolf, Ph.D. and Nurse Anesthesia Program Director Sharon Niemann, CRNA, MHS were among 27 Wichita-area administrators, practitioners, educators and volunteers selected as Health Care Heroes for 2012 by the Wichita Business Journal.

Health Care Heroes honors companies, individuals and organizations for their contributions to improving health care in Wichita and the surrounding area. Fetterolf and Niemann were two of only four individuals selected in the Health Care Educators category. In addition, Newman was one of only two higher education institutions represented in the entire group (the other was the KU School of Medicine-Wichita).