Awards


Daisy

July 2015 – Shunseen Nowlin, RN – MICU

August 2015 – Karol Cordon, RN – CICU

September 2015 – Amy Ames, RN – 4K Child Psych

October 2015 – Joyce Marudecki, RN – NICU

November 2015 – Nadine Silverman – 13 East

December 2015 – Stephanie Laurusonis – NSICU

January 2016 – Lisa Narine – 14 East

February 2016 – Amy Blackwood – NSICU

March 2016 – Darwanna Flowers – MBU

April 2016 – Marie O’Loughlin – 14 East

May 2016 – Katie Shipley – 13 West

June 2016 – James Mielnikowski – 9 North Atrium

The 2016 Midwest Region Nurse.com GEM Awards Finalists

Nicole Albold, BSN, RN, Staff Nurse – Mother Baby Unit

*Molly Moran, RN, Peds and PICU CNE

*Patty Nedved, MSN, CENP, FABC, Acting Chief Nursing Officer

Mary Carol Racelis, APN, ACNS-BC, 13E CNS

Charlotte Ramazinski, RN, CICU Assistant Unit Director

Cheryl Siegall, MS, APRN, BC, Rush Day Hospital Unit Director

* Regional winner

The Leukemia Research 2015 Nurse of the Year

Toreend Enecio, MSN, RN, MHA, OCN

Marcia Pencak Murphy Presidential Mentorship Award

Angela Geschrey, PNS president elect (R) (with Christy Aliposa, PNS president)

Angela Geschrey, PNS president elect (R) (with Christy Aliposa, PNS president).

Annual Nursing Week Awards – May 2016

Mary Beth O’Holleran Mentorship Award

Emergency Department

Jason Pagsisihan − ED (2016 overall winner)

Angela Geschrey, PNS president elect (R) (with Christy Aliposa, PNS president).

Medicine, Oncology & Cardiology

Melanie Irving – CICU

Jenica Mauban – MICU

*Kathryn Wood – 13 West

Lynna LaManna – 14 East

Amelia Snider – 14 West

Dana Goodin – 7 NA

Emily Fisher – 9 SA

Professional Nursing Practice

*Melissa Browning MPD

Surgical, Neurological, Musculoskeletal & Rehabilitation

Barbara Lettiere – SICU

*Kelly Karas-Hedrick – 12 East

Carrie Picchietti – 12 West

Lorraine Koh – 13 East

Kathy Klans – JRB

Brenda Giacalone – 9 NA

Women’s & Children’s

Jody Selenica – NICU

*Molly Moran – PICU

Clare Mason – 7 SA

Mindee Zilic – L&D

Marguerite Tyler – MBU

Psychiatry

*Carrie Pike – Inpatient

*Departmental winner

Luther Christman Clinical Excellence Award

Emergency Department

*Kyle Peterson ED

Medicine, Oncology & Cardiology

Karol Cordon – CICU

Krista Pryzbylinski – MICU

*Barbara Piechowska – 13 West

Jennifer Sunnquist – 14 East

Jennifer Novak – 14 West

Debora Nalian – 7 NA

Maureen O’Connor – 9 SA

Professional Nursing Practice

*Lisa Boudreau WOCN (overall winner)

Lisa Boudreau – WOCN (overall winner)

Surgical, Neurological, Musculoskeletal & Rehabilitation

Elizabeth Anderson – 12 West

Aaron Franklin – 13 East

*Cathy Norman – 12 East

Margaret Sadik – JRB

Katie Dato – 9NA

Mayra Barragan – 9K

RUMG

Susan Hurley – Colorectal

Jackie Erickson – Neuro

*Jennifer Margolis BMT

Women’s & Children’s

NICU – Cathy Heinzinger – NICU

*Susan Nelson – PICU

Chandala Watson – 7 SA

Laurie Wheeler – L&D

Mary Coughlin – MBU

*Departmental winner

2016 PPM Awards

Critical Thinking

Deb Allen – 13 West

Christine Benitez – Peds

Katie Dato – 9 N

Elizabeth Hadjuk – 13 West

Patrice Hupke – MBU

Johnathan Shipley – SICU

Kimberly Smallwood – RUMG Hem/Onc

Deb Spangler – PNP Psych Liaison

*Kelly Szymanski – RUMG Cancer Center

Kelly Szymanski – RUMG Cancer Center

Evidence-Based Practice

Maeve Boyle – 13 West

Linda Dowling – RUMG Hem/Onc

*Danielle Dupuis – 13 East

Danielle Dupuis – 13 East

Beth Fernandez – NSICU

Miriam Garza – MBU

Sarah Godbois – 13 West

Aga Hedberg – 9 N

Kari Lucero – PICU

Jennise Matta – RUMG Infusion

Lisa Phalen – 14 West

Barbara Ragsdale – SICU

Leadership

Nicole Albold – MBU

*Abiodun Atomori – Psych

Abiodun Atomori – Psych

Brandon Bell – NSICU

Martha Bihun – Psych

Camille Brownlee – 13 West

Meghan Cash – RUMG University Surgeons

Lili Deleon – 13 West

Laura Denney – 13 West

Michael Ficaro – Psych

Brenda Giacalone – 9 N

Jillian Hanifin – 4T – EP

Lori Lemasters – SICU

Brooke Livingston – L&D

Joan Mikol – L&D

Pamela Phipps – 4T – IR

Michelle Quigley – AOC

Tovah Roberts – NSICU

Luigi Savaglio – 13 West

Nadine Silverman – 13 E

Lauren Smith – 13 West

Amelia Snider – 14 West

Tiffany St James – PICU

Lindsey Weder – SICU

Mindee Zilic – MBU

Relationships and Caring

Sara Abalos – Care Manager

Gary Blakely – 13 West

Jessica Daniel – 4T – Prep/Rec

Jill Glawe – CICU

Stacey Hibler – 14 West

*Ashley Holbrook – SICU

Kris Hughes – 14 West

Kelli Hunchler – 14 West

Heather Jackert – 13 West

Nance Lawerence – 13 West

Annie Lieb – 13 West

Brooke Livingston – L&D

Jennise Matta – RUMG Infusion

Cally McKinney – PNP Psych Liaison

Shequita Nminibapiel – 13 West

Kristina Rykstra – RUMG Bariatric Clinic

Lorena Sandoval – 13 West

Lauren Smith – 13 West

Lavinia Tiran – RUMG Allergy & Immunology

Kate Tulisiak – RUMG Infusion

Kathyrn Waultet – RUMG Primary Care

Laurie Wheeler – L&D

Rebeccah Willard – RUMG Cancer Center

Allison Zawaski – 13 West

Technical Expertise

Tori Brixius – 14 West

Kelsey Cramer – 13 West

*Cliff Crosley – PICU

Cliff Crosley – PICU

Exseli Cuenca – CICU

Lilibeth Franco – SICU

Mark Hagerty – 13 West

Susan Hosty – 4T IR

Jeanine Murphy – 4T EP

Nikita Patel – RUMG Thoracic

Natalie Tito – 9 N

Nursing Diversity

Karol Cordon – CICU

Maria Gama – MBU

Elizabeth Lisuzzo – SICU (overall winner)

Elizabeth Lisuzzo – SICU (overall winner)

Marci Lovett – RUMG Breast Sx

Tiffany Staresinich – RUMG Hem/Onc

The Jane Llewellyn Advancing & Leading the Profession Award

Shirley Ambutas – CNS 9 N & 9 K

Barbara Biel – MBU

Elizabeth Day – CICU

Laura Denney – 13 West

Judy Friedrichs – PNP EQC

Valerie Musolf – NSICU

Kate Tulisiak – RUMG Infusion

Lillian Hall – SICU CVTICU (overall winner)

Lillian Hall – SICU CVTICU (overall winner)

Gayle Fewer Award (Ambulatory)

Sylvia Buh

Donna Calder

Adrienne Castillo

Mary Ellen Hand

Christina Havey

Madeline McIntosh

Melissa Tameling

Robin Moss (overall winner)

Robin Moss (overall winner)

The Evidence-Based Practice & Research Grant Nominees

Courtney Ego & Fahima Husein – 9 Kellogg

*Linda Dowling, Mary Zindrick, Katharyn Ruestow – RUMG

*Kathleen Hudson – RUMG

*Judy Janes – NICU

Lorraine Koh – 13 East

Christina Koehler – NSICU

*Emily Lange – CICU (overall winner)

Emily Lange - CICU (overall winner)

*Rachel Lauber – RUMG

Amy Levin – NICU

Nicole McFadden Cotton – RUMG

*Katie Meier – 13 Kellogg

*Karine Otten – 14 East

Jennifer Peterson – Day School

*Audre Pocius – NICU

Kipp Shipley – SICU

Andrea Strong – RUMG

Arlene Todd – Perioperative

*Provided with grant funding through the Center for Clinical Research and Scholarship

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