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Nurse of the Year Awards - Minnesota

DATE: Friday, September 28, 2018  |  Time: 8:00 AM
LOCATION: Nurse of the Year Awards
ADDRESS: 2100 Killebrew Drive, Bloomington, MN 55425


March of Dimes is honored to pay tribute to the nursing profession by recognizing extraordinary
nurses throughout the community. Nurse of the Year events honor those who make a
difference in the lives of so many. Nominate an outstanding nurse today!


The March of Dimes Minnesota Nurse of the Year Awards Presented by Fairview, HealthEast, and University of Minnesota Health - is back and honoring outstanding nurses in the state of Minnesota.

Nominations for the 2018 Minnesota Nurse of the Year Awards will be open May 1 until July 1. Nominees must complete their applications by August 5.

Please continue to check back with us for information regarding the 2018 nominations and applications process!

2018 Minnesota Nurse of the Year Awards
Friday, September 28, 2018 - Radisson Blu Mall of America
2100 Killebrew Drive Bloomington, MN 55425
8:00 a.m. CST


2018 MN Nurse of the Year Committee

Thanks to the leadership of our volunteer chairs and committee members who have offered up their time and talents, we are honored to present the Annual Minnesota Nurse of the Year Awards. 

2018 Minnesota Nurse of the Year Event Co-Chairs
Jennifer Austin, Clinical Manager
UnitedHealth Group, Optum 360

2018 Minnesota Nurse of the Year Committee
Nova Schmitz, CentraCare
Maria Raines, HealthEast
Dawn Mahoney, HealthEast
Faith Zwirchitz, Maple Grove Hospital
Diane Pelant, CentraCare
Karen Brill, Gillette Children's Speciality Healthcare
Mandy Dageford, PrairieCare
Stephanie Yackel, Rasmussen College
Karen Martin, Children's Minnesota
Comfort Nkengla, HealthPartners
Cynthia Jurgensen, UnitedHealthcare
Jennifer Barry, Children's Minnesota
Laurie Young, Children's Minnesota
Stacie O'Leary, ISD 197
Sally Walstrom