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Favorite Mayo Clinic Stories of 2017: Angel Gowns #ThrowbackThursday

Each year, Mayo Clinic's In the Loop blog looks back and shares some favorite stories of the year gone by. Here is the third of 17 stories from 2017. Be sure to check back each week for the next story.


Angel Gowns Turn Bridal Gowns into Priceless Gifts for Infants and Their Families
Lynn Gaber has put her heart into making beautiful dresses that she hopes no one will ever wear. But as a nurse in the cardiovascular surgery ICU at Mayo Clinic, Gaber knows firsthand the need for the "angel gowns" she creates. The tiny gowns, made from donated wedding dresses, are gifted to families whose babies pass away or are baptized in the hospital.

Alyssa Frank

Alyssa Frank

Alyssa Frank is a Marketing Segment Manager at Mayo Clinic Laboratories. She leads marketing strategies for product management and specialty testing. Alyssa has worked at Mayo Clinic since 2015.