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Published on May 08, 2012

Cone Health Honors Nursing Excellence

Cone Health honors 29 individuals with its annual Nursing Excellence awards. The outstanding nurses and nursing support personnel will be recognized at an awards ceremony May 10 at the Koury Convention Center. Engagement expert Rich Schlentz will be the keynote speaker.

The recipients were selected by their peers and are recognized for the exceptional care they provide patients, as well as for their leadership abilities. All of the individuals provide care to patients or support those who do.

“We are honored to work among so many great nurses and nursing support staff,” says Theresa Brodrick, RN, Chief Nursing Officer, Cone Health. “These individuals live the Cone Health value of Caring for Our Patients every day.”

The recipients come from 15 area communities.

The Nursing Excellence recipients and their hometowns are:

Browns Summit – Belinda Hammond, Cone Health.
Colfax – Amber Carter, The Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital.
Graham – Kellie Capes, Wesley Long Hospital.
Greensboro – Renee Barber, Cone Health; Maggie Collins, Women’s Hospital; China Hollis, Wesley Long Hospital; Candace Hughes, Moses Cone Hospital; Sarah Lackey, Moses Cone Hospital; Kristin McLamb, Cone Health; Jill Moore, Moses Cone Hospital; Ashley Olson, Women’s Hospital; Donna Owens, Moses Cone Hospital; Julie Potts, Women’s Hospital; Tanya Toshumba Stalling, Women’s Hospital; and Jamie Tracy, Wesley Long Hospital.
High Point – Sarah Clark, Cone Health.
Jamestown – Jeanine Cross, MedCenter High Point.
Kernersville – Tara Dark, Wesley Long Hospital.
McLeansville – Lisa Brewer, Women’s Hospital.
Randleman – Dana Dark, Wesley Long Hospital.
Reidsville – Lisa Covington, Annie Penn Hospital; Julie Eastwood, Annie Penn Hospital.
Ruffin – Pamela Smith Tate, Annie Penn Hospital.
Summerfield – Teresa Swoap, Moses Cone Hospital.
Trinity – Denise Rhew, Cone Health.

Nursing Support Excellence recipients and their hometowns are:

Archdale – Ron Couch, Nurse Secretary/Monitor Technician, Wesley Long Hospital.
Asheboro – Stephanie Johnson, Certified Scrub Technician, Women’s Hospital.
Greensboro – Deborah Blackwell, Lead Surgical Technician, Annie Penn Hospital; and Kaye Goldston, Certified Medical Assistant, Moses Cone Hospital.

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