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Published on May 07, 2019

Cone Health Selects Its Outstanding Nurses

Nursing excellence awards honor nurses and support staff.

Cone Health announces its 2019 Nursing Excellence recipients. The nurses and nurse support staff are nominated by their colleagues. They represent the top nurses across Cone Health.

“We are honored to work among so many great nurses and nursing support staff,” says Kenneth Rempher, PhD, RN, executive vice president, acute care services & chief nurse executive. “Each one lives Cone Health’s values of Caring for Our Patients, Caring for Each Other and Caring for Our Communities.”

Nurses and support staff are drawn from each division of Cone Health. The diversity and inclusion recipients are noted for their efforts promoting the advancement of a culturally diverse workplace and demonstrating high levels of community involvement.

Nursing Excellence Recipients

  • Marie Byrd, RN, Cone Health
  • Clara Iacoucci, RN, Cone Health
  • Justin Mize, RN, Cone Health
  • Brielle Burnett, RN, Alamance Regional Medical Center
  • Anna Holt, RN, Alamance Regional Medical Center
  • Robin Gentry, RN, Annie Penn Hospital
  • Kelly Southard, RN, Behavioral Health Hospital
  • Rebecca Berman, RN, Moses Cone Hospital
  • Jakeema Bryant-McLaughlin, RN, Moses Cone Hospital
  • Wendy Childress, RN, Moses Cone Hospital
  • Koula Pate, RN, Moses Cone Hospital
  • Kristen West, RN, Moses Cone Hospital
  • Martha Hamby, RN, Wesley Long Hospital
  • Rachel Keslar, RN, Wesley Long Hospital
  • Gretchen Stevens, RN, Wesley Long Hospital
  • Jacqueline Thigpen, RN, Wesley Long Hospital
  • Pamela Lawson, RN, Women’s Hospital
  • Margaret Ortiz, RN, Women’s Hospital
  • Adam Brown, RN, MedCenter High Point
  • Keli Connor, RN, MedCenter High Point
  • Kelly Lanier, RN, Cone Health Medical Group HeartCare
  • Kristen Dinkins, RN, Guilford Neurological Associates
  • Kimberly Broome, RN, LeBauer Primary Care Oak Ridge
  • Ronecia Byrd, RN, LeBauer Primary Care Grandover Village
  • Cassandra Drummond, RN, LeBauer Primary Care Horse Pen Creek
  • Jason Murphy, RN, LeBauer Primary Care Eden
  • Lesia Pinson, LPN, LeBauer Primary Care Stoney Creek
  • Mandy Wagoner RN, LeBauer Primary Care Stoney Creek
  • Lora Clark, RN, Women’s Hospital Center for Women’s Healthcare Kernersville
  • Victoria Brewer, RN, Triad HealthCare Network
  • Lisa Matthews, RN, Triad HealthCare Network
  • Eleanor Rivers, RN, Triad HealthCare Network
  • Melissa Sandlin, RN, Triad HealthCare Network

Nursing Support Recipients

  • Nora Gilchrist, nurse secretary, Moses Cone Hospital
  • Juanita Gomez, nurse tech, Moses Cone Hospital
  • Jordan Tripp, cardiac mobility specialist, Moses Cone Hospital
  • Simone Hall, nurse tech, Wesley Long Hospital
  • Stefannie Cairrikier Davidson, CMA, LeBauer Primary Care Eden
  • Tricia Ferguson, CMA, LeBauer Primary Care MedCenter High Point
  • Chan Sambath, CMA, LeBauer Primary Care Stoney Creek
  • Laura Greeson, assistant, Triad HealthCare Network
  • Michael Reeves, administrative assistant, Triad HealthCare Network

Diversity and Inclusion Recipients

  • Kristi Roberts, RN, Alamance Regional Medical Center
  • William Cheek, supply clerk, Wesley Long Hospital

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Doug Allred
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(336) 832-8659

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