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Nurse of the Year Awards - Atlanta

DATE: Friday, November 9, 2018  |  Time: 6:00 PM
LOCATION: The Fairmont
ADDRESS: 1429 Fairmont Avenue NW, Atlanta, GA 30318

For additional information on the Georgia Nurse of the Year Awards, contact Rebecca Mayo at (404) 720-5308 or GANurseOfTheYear@marchofdimes.org.

2018 EVENT DETAILS

Congratulations to our 2018 Georgia Nurse of the Year Award Finalists!

2018 Georgia Nurse of the Year Finalists
 
Amerigroup
 

Veronica Garrett
 
Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses
 

Renee Byfield
 
Atlanta Birth Center
 

Nicole Carlson
 
Aveanna Home Health
 

Tiffany Jacobs
 
Bremen High School
 

Randa Smith
 
Cancer Treatment Centers of America
 

Amy Blackmon
Marsha Suber
 
Cherokee County School District
 

Betty Miller
Gwen Chambers
 
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta


Alexandra (Alex) Berry
Alison Aliffi
Alma Cehaja
Alyssa Ghazalie
Amanda Remillard
Bonnie MIller
Charlene Cunningham
Christina Calamaro
Debra LaPorte
Elizabeth Jolley
Erin Bagen
Jacquelyn Hellen
James Ludemann
Katherine (Katie) Wittling
Kelly Maller
Kristen Cranmer
Laura Lindsey
Linda Cole
Lindsey Perry
Lisa Remshik
Lynn Pogue
Martha Cargill
Michaela Griffin
Patrycja Mahdavi
Shalandra Ware Brown
Tenia White
Trish Burdett

Dekalb Medical
 

Linda Michelle Lynch
 
Emory University & Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing


Abiola Lawal
Aisha Cherry
Alethea Watts
Alexis Dunn
Angelina V. Trinidad
Anna Goggans
Anna McCord
Anthony Stamegna
April Mason-Grimes
Ashley Morgan
Augustine Onyembi
Betty Varghese
Brittany Griffy
Carly Barger
Carmen Reed
Chantelle Adkins-Head
Charles Howze
Cherith Walter
Christian Van Scherpenseel
Christina Seale
Christine Nawita
Claudette Adomah
Connie Raad
Curlissa Mapp
Dalita Davis
Dawn Fletcher
Dawne V. McCammon
Deborah Caday
Debra Daly
Devianna McBride
Elaine Mills
Elizabeth (Betsy) Ryan
Erica Davis
Erica Scott
Erin Knab
Erin Peone
Georgia Faye Jackson
Giavanni Massey
Heather Lachiewicz
Heather Wagner
Janet Standen
Janice Dudley
Jayme Johnson
Jennifer Polak
Jennifer Holder
Jessica Ciulla
Jessica D'Anna
Jessica Moore
Jill Morgan
Jill Sable
Jim McMurtry
Jin Kim
JoAnn Lindsey
Joshua Christopher Allen
Julie Spankowski
Julie Swann
Karen Mullinax
Katie McKinley
Kimwona Mobley
Lanisa Frierson
Lauralou Nichols
Lauren Biggs
Linda S Brown
Lisa Landry
Lisa Reif
Mariana Botha
Marianne Baird
Marjorie Valle
Martine Foster
Mary D Still
Mary Gullatte
Melissa Kramschuster
Melody Bukhovko
Melody Rice
Millie Sattler
Mingxin Zou
Mini Jacob
Monica Tennant
Noorjehan Noorani
Pamela Stanley
Patricia Wallace
Paula De Vera
Pauline Lubarsky
Philip Haun
Randall Harrell
Rayna Dickens
Rebecca Heitkam
Roberta Kaplow
Robin Sark
Rubynell Whaley
Stephanie McBrien
Susan Kimbrell
Susan Tomlin
Susana Skukalek
Tameca Booker
Tametrius Mathis
Tiffany Pham
Tracy Powell
Vickie Lawrence
Victoria White
Wilma Foreman
Deborah Wittig-Wells
Zoni Maria C. Gazy

Fulton County Government
 

Michelle Fields

Georgia Baptist College of Nursing

Mica David
 
Georgia Department of Public Health
 

Pamela Smith
 
Grady Health System


Antinesha Wyatt
Barbara McLean
Brooke Brown
Chennel Key-Broom
Christiana Udofia
Christopher Pierre
Cynthia Ibude
Dr. Esther I. Nkenke- Iwotor
Erica Mills
Erin Moorcones
Evelyn Fields
Isaac Adu
Jennifer Evon
Jessica Menke
Joni Waters
Karen B. Seagraves
Kim Cannon
Kristina Tutt
Lena Patterson
Murshida Summers-Brown
Njideka Onyedumekwu
Norma L Poindexter
Philomena Adodo Akhimie
Rhonda Edwards Fulwood
Rosalynn Porter
Savelle Williams
Shenika Brown
Sherline Sauveur
Stacy M Perrin
Susan Pressley
Yvonne Ngome

Gwinnett Medical Center

Amy Totsch
Angie Myers
Angie Shipley
Anita Abraham
Anita Poole
Breanne Bautista
Caroline Wilkins
Jessica Corn
Jody Tuggle
Jordan Bliss
Katie Thornton
Mary King
Rebecca Daniel
Stacy Waits
Teia Parsons
Tonya Lowry

Kaiser Permanente
 

Astan McElveen
Charisse Braxton
Christine McGee
Jimmy Robbins
Rachita Seth
 
Northeast GA Medical

Aprill Exley

Northside Hospital

Aimee Hain
Amanda Lummus
Amanda Walter
Angela Edgar
Arlene Andrews
Bianca Allen
Brandi Mcguire
Brandy Jackson
Brooke Buker
Bruce Manning
Cara Manchester
Carol Del Campo
Carolyn Booker
Carrie Davis
Charlotte Crowgey
Courtnee Rodie
Cristiane Fukuda
Crystal McCray-Taylor
Daniella Pulliam
Dorothy Thompson
Ellen Evans
Emily Bobbitt
Fran Miller
Georgina Thompson
Ginny Wurttemberg
Helen Kim
Irina Shakhmatova
Jeannine Wright
Jenifer Landon
Jenna Archevald
Jennifer Hill
Jennifer Paradise
Jennifer Williams
Jessica Spinnler
Jillian Finney
Julie Johnson
Julie Thomas
Juneli Zabala
Kaly Royster
Kara de Souza
Kathi Moore
Kelly Inoue
Kelly Ward
Kelsey Hayes
Kohan Hansen
Kristi Keable
Lacie Piotrowicz
Lauren Fitzpatrick
Lauren Huddleston
Linda Kelly
Lisa Marcotte
Lisa Richard
Lisa Schlabach
Marsha Walker
Maryann D'Amico
Mary Ghasemi
Mary Grey Ray
Maureen McIntosh
Max Holst
Megan Gerdes
Melanie Schwartz
Melissa Field
Michelle Rogge
Morgan Blake Honea
Niti Patel
Olubukola Adetoye
Pamela Smith
Pamelyn Reuss
Patti Owen
Rachel Woody
Rebekah Filson
Rebekah Macias
Samantha Arnold
Samantha Heffernan
Savannah Tucker
Sharon Freeman
Shauna Trainer
Shawon Henry
Sheimeita Ashley
Sierra Barr
Staci Tanner
Sulakshana Lnu
Susie Drew
Tarran Wilson
Tiffany Brooks
Tracy Clement
Vicki Snow
Victoria Oliver
Virginia Wrigley
Whitney Gayten
Maryjo Hall

Piedmont Healthcare

Angela Canada
Cynthia Palmer
Deidra Printup
Elizabeth Miller
Emily Wright
Holly Underwood
Jamie Arrington
Katelyn Lott
Lee Carter
Merry Heath
Rachael Carrington
Rosemarie Nelson
Sylvia Crowley
Vanessa Dunn

Ponce Primary Care
 

Michelle Thomason Sariev
 
School of Health Sciences
 

Jill Ray
 
Southern Grace Hospice
 

Heather Coates
 
Southern Regional Medical Center
 

Hannah Terrell
 
St. Anne
 

Linda Walsh

Visiting Nurse Health System/Hospice Atlanta
Lanise Shortell
 
UnitedHealth Group
 

Alison Griffith
Carmen Nelson
Cyrene Bonner
Kristal Jimmerson
Lia Drane
Linda Edouard
Nimota Adeboye
Nycole Fitt
Patrick Hollar
Rajani Binu
Simone Katona
Suzanne Curry
Tammy Vickers
Teresa Bennett
Teresa Johnson
Vivene Dixon

University of North Georgia
 

Joanne McDougal Patterson
 
WellStar Health System


Andreanna (Andi) Smith
Angela Lawrence Tarver
Angela Riggins
Ann Anderson
Ann Hanshaw
Betsy Brakovich
Brett Cansler
Cherie Baxter
Cynthia Fields
Danielle Fraser
Danielle Shaye Hall
Emily Bradshaw
Emily Goolsby
Emily Shrontz
Jane Hamilton
Kasey Williams
Katherine “Katie" Miller
Katie Carl
La'Kea Kelly
LaShea Wattie
Lindsey Landrum
Mallory Hamilton
Michelle Strauss
Patricia Hood
Rosemary G.
Sharrissa Beckford
Susan Thurman
Vangie Dennis
Veronica Huggins
Veronica Taylor

*employer as listed in official application form

Awards Gala Event Ticket Pricing
*All Georgia Nurse of the Year finalists are granted free admission but must reserve their space online via 'comp ticket'*

$100.00 (October 2, 2018 - October 31, 2018)
$125.00 (November 1, 2018 - November 8, 2018)


Join us as we celebrate and honor nursing excellence and pay tribute to the tireless efforts of nurses throughout our communities throughout Georgia while also raising valuable funds to support research, education and advocacy.

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2018 Georgia Nurse of the Year Awards Gala
Friday, November 9, 2018 - The Fairmont
1429 Fairmont Avenue NW, Atlanta, GA 30318
6:00 p.m. EST
Cocktail Attire*
Complimentary on-site, valet parking will be available for your conveneince*
 

MEET OUR EVENT LEADERSHIP

Thanks to the leadership of our volunteer chairs and committee members, we are honored to present the Ninth Annual Georgia Nurse of the Year Awards. 

The March of Dimes and the families we serve are grateful for the generosity and effort of our committee that makes this event possible. After months of planning and hard work, this dedicated tream has taken the event to new heights, honoring more nurses across the state of Georgia than ever before.

 2018 Georgia Nurse of the Year Event Chair
Bernadette C. Bellamy

Bernadette Bellamy, MBA, BSN, CCM has twenty-four years of extensive experience in healthcare business and account management, clinical process and program development and workforce performance. Her career has evolved from clinical bedside care to business owner to managed care and population health to her most recent role as Clinical Manager at Optum.  During her tenure at Optum, she joined nearly 32,000 clinicians located in all fifty states and seven countries around the world as a part of United Health Group. 
 
She successfully blends an extensive background in nursing, business administration and client services to deliver corporate deliverables, leadership and performance development to expand workforce capability and drive change for positive quality outcomes.  She has excelled in post-care care and team performance and development. She has a proven track record of building successful professional relationships that enable change and improve the way healthcare creates and delivers value. 
 
Bernadette holds a BSN in Nursing from Auburn University at Montgomery, an M.B.A. from Pfeiffer University and is certified in case management.
 
Bernadette resides in Kennesaw, GA with her husband.  They have six children and eight grandchildren.  
 

SPONSORSHIP

The March of Dimes in Georgia celebrates nursing in the most meaningful way, through partnerships with hospitals, health care facilities, organizations, vendors and individuals.

Sponsorship opportunities are available at a variety of levels for our Georgia Nurse of the Year event, providing integration and civic engagement while playing tribute to nurses. We look forward to discussing your partnership with this special event!

For more information on how to become involved with the Georgia Nurse of the Year campaign, contact Rebecca Mayo at (404) 720-5308 or rmayo@marchofdimes.org.

THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS:

THANKS TO OUR SPONSOR: