Mayor Robert Palmieri of Utica, N.Y., honored nursing pioneer Dr. Loretta Ford, the country's first nurse practitioner, during the celebration of the Annual Nursing Teaching Day at the State University of New York Institute of Technology at Utica/Rome. Ford talked about how health care is changing, with new technology that is putting tests in the hands of patients. Palmieri declared April 24 as Loretta Ford day in Utica.

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