A Salute to Nurses with Jane O'Meara Sanders by Nurse Talk published on 2019-05-07T19:16:01Z Nurse Talk's Healthcare in America Senior Correspondent Donna Smith had the privilege of talking with Jane O'Meara Sanders recently. If the name sounds familiar Jane is the wife of Senator Bernie Sanders, co-founder of the Sanders Institute and a longtime social, educational and political activist. Jane played a major role in Bernie’s 2016 Presidential run and worked closely with thousands of nurses during the campaign. She learned first-hand how nurses fight for their patients both at the bedside and beyond. Jane is busy working on Bernie's 2020 Presidential bid and is focusing her efforts on quality of life issues.