Join the March of Dimes, New Jersey Chapter, in honoring the unsung heroes of New Jersey’s medical community at the ninth annual Nurse of the Year! Nurse of the Year Awards (NOTY) is an elegant awards event and fundraiser that brings together the health care community to recognize nursing excellence and achievements in research, education, quality patient care, innovation and leadership. Nineteen awards will be presented to the most outstanding nurse within each category.
Chaired by Karen Ahearn, RN, MPA, NEA-BC, Vice President Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer, of Community Medical Center, the event will feature a silent auction, a seated dinner and awards ceremony.
2013 Nurse of the Year Winners
Terri Spoltore, Inspira Health Network – Adult Critical Care/Emergency
Patti Lucarelli, Jersey Shore University Medical Center – Advanced Practice
Sarah Seabrook-de Jong, Inspira Health Network – Behavioral Health
Donna Cetroni, Community Medical Center – Case Management/Quality/Risk Management
Virginia Fitzsimons, Kean University – Education
Beverly Philips, Hunterdon Medical Center – General Adult Care
Pamela Christy, JFK Medical Center – Hospice, Home Health, Palliative Care
Gloria Igwe, University Hospital – Leadership
Diana Figura, Inspira Health Network – LPN
Elizabeth Meck, Inspira Health Network – Long Term Acute Care, Long Term Care/Rehab
Joann LaBounty, The Valley Hospital – Neonatal
Randolph Parks, Newton Medical Center – Nurse Champion
Debra Brouwer, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center – Pediatrics
Lillian Montalvo, Newark Public Schools – Public Health, Occupational Health, Ambulatory Care
Jayne Craig, CentraState Medical Center – Research
Stephanie Huang, Rutgers University College of Nursing – Student Nurse
Teresa Damito, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital – Women’s Health
Sponsorship, advertising, and tribute gift opportunities are available. Please contact Allie Hall at firstname.lastname@example.org or (732) 952-9016 to find out how your organization can participate in this one-of-a-kind event!