Join the March of Dimes, New Jersey Chapter, in honoring the unsung heroes of New Jersey’s medical community at the Eighth Annual Nurse of the Year Awards! Nurses across the state in all specialties will be recognized for their tireless work to provide comfort, care and support to patients in our community.
Seventeen winners who have demonstrated excellence in patient care will be announced at the awards dinner and ceremony at the Pines Manor in Edison on Thursday December 12, 2013.
This year’s Honorary Chair is Anne McCartney, RN, MSN, CNM, NEA-BC, Vice President of Patient Care Services at Inspira Health Network in Vineland. Master of Ceremonies will be Donna Cardillo, RN, MA, Career Guru for Nurses.
2012 Nurse of the Year Winners
Michele Zucconi, Inspira Health Network – Adult Critical Care/Emergency
Catherine Amato Bowden, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital – Advanced Practice
Kimberly Briggs, Virtua – Behavioral Health
Deborah Bruzek, Virtua – Case Management/Quality/Rick Management
Cheryl Holly, UMDNJ – Research
Ellen Shuzman, Central Jersey Family Health Consortium – Education
Margaret Cunningham, Virtua – General Adult Care
Maryse Bouton, Hunterdon Health Care – Hospice, Home Health & Palliative Care
Dawn Goffredo, Inspira Health Network – Leadership
Jessa Torres-Manalastas, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital – Neonatal
Dr. Robert Cowan, Virtua – Nurse Champion
Suzanne Butler, Cooper – Pediatrics
Julie Fitzgerald, Ramapo College – Public Health/Occupational Health & Ambulatory Care
Iris Vascos, Virtua – Student Nurse of the Year
Robin Taylor, Inspira Health Network – Women’s Health
Sponsor and partnership opportunities are available. Please contact Kerry Shearer, Special Events Director, at email@example.com or (732) 952.9016 to find out how your organization can participate in this outstanding event!
Qualified finalists will be notified that they have been chosen to receive a complimentary ticket by October 15, 2013 and must RSVP to Kerry Shearer at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve their ticket.