A healthcare legend is retiring after serving the Nacogdoches community for 43 years. Media are invited to a Retirement Celebration for Nacogdoches Medical Center's Chief Nursing Officer Mario Estrella, RN. Estrella has been with the hospital since it opened in 1975. His passion for helping people and the compassion he has shown thousands of patients over the years has made an indelible impact on the community. Mario has served as a role model for exceptional care at NMC, and he has been instrumental in helping the hospital achieve safety and quality measures that position NMC amongst the most prestigious hospitals in the country.