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Published on August 28, 2013

A Record 26 Great 100 Nurses Work at Cone Health


A record 26 Cone Health nurses have been selected for inclusion in this year’s Great 100. It is the largest number of nurses from a single health system in the history of the Great 100 program. The Great 100 Inc. is a grassroots peer recognition organization honoring the nursing profession in North Carolina by recognizing nursing excellence and providing scholarships for nursing education.

  • Ann Clark
  • Carol Myers
  • Catherine Gaither
  • Cathryn Ayers
  • Christopher McKeown
  • Connie Lewter
  • Crystal Liles
  • Darlene Hicks
  • Elizabeth Suits
  • Gretta Frierson
  • Helen Lee
  • Jason Upham
  • Jessie Danley
  • Julie Potts
  • Kate Clark
  • Kimberly Osborne
  • Lila Allmond
  • Linda Bryson
  • Lindsay Draper
  • Lisa Boland
  • Robin Bass
  • Ruthie Rodgers
  • Sandra Blaha
  • Sheena Lambert
  • Vassie Cain
  • Vivian Johnson

This year is the 25th anniversary of the North Carolina Great 100. “It is especially significant that this is an all-time high for the number of Cone Health nurses being recognized,” says Cone Health Executive Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer Theresa Brodrick, RN, Ph.D. “This is a wonderful recognition for our nurses who always demonstrate our Cone Health values of Caring for Our Patients, Caring for Each Other and Caring for Our Communities.”

The 26 nurses include a record number of six from Alamance Regional Medical Center. The nurses, their hometowns and where they work are:

Browns Summit- Jessie Danley, Alamance Regional Medical Center.

Burlington- Lila Allmond, Alamance Regional Medical Center; Katherine Clark, The Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital; Catherine Gaither, Alamance Regional Medical Center; Vivian Johnson, Alamance Regional Medical Center; Helen Lee, Cone Health Cancer Center.

Greensboro- Cathryn Ayers, Wesley Long Hospital; Sandra Blaha, Cone Health Congregational Nursing Program; Lisa Boland, Cone Health; Linda Bryson, Wesley Long Hospital; Vassie Cain, Moses Cone Hospital; Ann Clark, Moses Cone Hospital.; Gretta Frierson, Moses Cone Hospital; Kimberly Osborne, Wesley Long Hospital;  Julie Potts, Women’s Hospital; Jason Upham, Moses Cone Hospital.

Jamestown- Ruthie Rogers, Cone Health; Carol Myers, Wesley Long Hospital. 

Kernersville- Lindsay Draper, Wesley Long Hospital.

Liberty- Elizabeth Suits, Moses Cone Hospital. 

Mebane- Darlene Hicks, Alamance Regional Medical Center; Sheena Lambert, Alamance Regional Medical Center.

Pleasant Garden- Crystal Liles, Cone Health.

Summerfield- Robin Bass, Cone Health Cancer Center; Connie Lewter, Cone Health; Christopher McKeown, Moses Cone Hospital.

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