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Published on April 11, 2018

Cone Health Recognizes Its Top Nurses for Exceptional Patient Care and Innovation

From medical practices to hospitals, nurses are the foundation of care across Cone Health. Every year, Cone Health recognizes select nurses and nursing support staff for exceptional patient care and innovation in nursing practice. These individuals are nominated by their colleagues and honored formally in May.

“Every day within Cone Health’s remarkable nursing community, our nurses and nursing support staff apply their knowledge, skill and vocational passion to achieve exceptional patient care,” says Kenneth Rempher, PhD, RN, executive vice president & chief nurse executive, Cone Health. “They are driven by the desire to make a difference in people’s lives and by a deep compassion for humanity.”

The 2018 Cone Health Nursing Excellence recipients are:

Alamance Regional Medical Center

  • Henry Rivera De Jesus, RN
  • Laura Stanfield, RN
  • Donald Sweeney, RN

Annie Penn Hospital

  • Mary Dickerson, RN
  • Jennifer Kendrick, RN

Behavioral Health Hospital

  • Steve Kallam, RN

The Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital

  • Megan Anibal, nurse tech
  • Jordan Beck, administrative assistant
  • Lindsey Blackwell, RN
  • Emily Brown, RN
  • Cheri Davis, nurse tech/nurse secretary
  • Carlton Harris, RN
  • Lanisha Hunter, RN
  • Katie Hyatt, RN
  • Nicole Josephs, nurse secretary
  • Jessica Lowell, nurse tech
  • Annie McCain, nurse secretary
  • Tracie Neilson, RN
  • Donna Owens, RN
  • Whitney Reardon, RN
  • Tammy Reaves, nurse tech
  • Tanya Shelton, RN
  • Nicole Simmons RN
  • Lela Sturdivant, nurse tech
  • Roselle Zarsona, RN

Wesley Long Hospital

  • Robert Bodenhamer, emergency medical technician
  • Dana Dark, RN
  • Laurie Epperson, RN
  • Kim Hodgin, RN
  • Lisa Hungerford, nurse secretary monitor technician
  • Pamela Mentley, RN
  • Amanda Rhoney, nurse tech/nurse secretary

Women’s Hospital

  • Kristin Kerbo, RN
  • Elizabeth Olson, RN

MedCenter High Point Emergency Department

  • Chanin Maynard, RN
  • Donna Trotter, RN

Cone Health Medical Group

  • Shannon Bridges, CMA, LeBauer Primary Care at Stoney Creek
  • Sheena Cox, CMA, LeBauer Primary Care at Brassfield
  • Kathy Davis, LPN, LeBauer HealthCare at Burlington Station
  • Michelle Jones, RN, LeBauer Primary Care Horse Pen Creek
  • Michelle Kirkman, RN, Guilford Neurologic Associates
  • Ashlee Langston, RN, LeBauer Primary Care at MedCenter High Point
  • Carolyn Oakley, RN, LeBauer Primary Care at MedCenter High Point
  • Denisa O'Brien-Blaney, RN, LeBauer HealthCare at Burlington Station
  • Tanya Roman, RN, LeBauer HealthCare at Burlington Station
  • Jamie Southern Hizer, LPN, LeBauer Primary Care at Brassfield
  • Amber Strunk, RN, Burlington Surgical Associates
  • Tamara Williams, RN, LeBauer Primary Care at Elam

Triad HealthCare Network

  • Darlene Cooper, RN
  • Alisa Gilboy, RN
  • Rhonda Rumple, RN
  • Angela Thomas, RN

System Wide

  • Jessica Buckner, RN
  • Debra Garwood, RN
  • Susan Hampton, RN
  • Julie Montpellier, RN
  • Pamela Smith, RN
  • Laura Stines, RN
  • Tamara Summers, RN
  • Beverly Tolbert, administrative assistant

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