Martina Yanish

Name: Martina Yanish

Medical Title/Credentials: Nursing Student / PBT-Medical Lab Assistant 

IG: martie_coolio

School/Program: UAA SON / RN-BSN

Favorite Hobby: Skiing! 

Why did you choose this profession? I chose this profession because I love people and want to help them in hard times. 

Biggest Inspiration: Mother Theresa

Current Passion Project: Katie’s Handprint 

Fun Fact: I used to be a forklift operator! 

Do you have any advice for others interested in entering your field? If you’re in the process of working towards nursing school or are in a program already, do not give up! Always have the reason you decided to enter this field be your beacon to light up the hard and dark times. 

Any other piece of advice, motivational quote, or message you would like to share? “the best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” -Mahatma Gandhi

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