May 16, 2022

Emory announces Nursing Excellence Award winners

Emory nurses, including 12 who support Winship Cancer Institute patients, have been selected as the winners of this year's Emory Healthcare Nursing Excellence Awards. The 130 award recipients were announced by the Emory Healthcare Nursing Recruitment and Retention Council during National Nurses Week, May 6-12.

Honorees were nominated by their peers in twelve categories that recognize their outstanding contributions to nursing practice, leadership, collaboration, and service.

"All of the members of our nursing teams are committed to ensuring that care for our patients is high quality, compassionate and innovative," said Lana K. Uhrig, PhD, MBA, RN, vice president of cancer nursing at Winship. "I'm proud of my nursing colleagues and delighted to join in congratulating our Nursing Excellence awardees for this well-deserved recognition."

The 2022 Nursing Excellence Award winners include the following Winship team members:

  • Transformational Clinical Leadership Award
    Jasmine Moobed
    Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital
  • Structural Empowerment Award
    Elisabeth Taylor
    Winship Cancer Institute (Clifton campus)
  • Clinical Excellence in Practice Award
    Diane Ayers
    Emory University Hospital Midtown
  • New Knowledge, Innovation & Improvements
    Angela Brooks
    Winship Cancer Institute (Clifton campus)
  • Team Spirit Award (Individual Award)
    Jill Bronner
    Emory Decatur Hospital
  • Preceptor of the Year
    Ma Cheryl Moana Maico (not pictured)
    Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital
  • Outstanding Patient Advocate Award
    April Meche
    Emory University Hospital Midtown
  • Rookie of the Year (new graduate or new to specialty)
    DaDresha Hunt
    Winship Cancer Institute (Clifton campus)
  • Support Person of the Year (MA)
    Terrassa Davis
    Winship Cancer Institute (Clifton campus)
  • Support Person of the Year (LPN)
    Ratikorn Webb
    Winship Cancer Institute (Clifton campus)
  • Nurse Educator/Clinical Nurse Specialist Excellence Award
    Kate Burkhart
    Emory Johns Creek Hospital
  • Unit Director/Senior Manager/Nurse Manager Excellence Award
    Carrie Bolton
    Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital


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