Katherine Dewar taught nursing for 22 years at the P.E.I. School of Nursing. Now retired, she has received numerous awards for her research and writing, most recently the P.E.I. Museum and Heritage Award of Honour for her outstanding contribution to the heritage of Prince Edward Island. She is co-author of ‘This Caring Place’, the history of the Prince County Hospital and School of Nursing. She lives in Charlottetown, P.E.I.