You are cordially invited to
Nurse of the Year Awards - Atlanta

DATE: Friday, November 22, 2019  |  Time: 6:30 PM
LOCATION: The Grand Hyatt - Buckhead
ADDRESS: 3300 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305

For additional information on the Georgia Nurse of the Year Awards, contact Nina Bell at (404) 720-5326 or GANurseOfTheYear@marchofdimes.org.

Check back in September to see our list of Finalists!

Early Bird tickets on sale through October 31st.

Event Details

Join us on Friday, November 22 at the Grand Hyatt Buckhead as we honor a decade of nursing excellence and pay tribute to the tireless efforts of nurses throughout the community while also raising valuable funds for the March of Dimes in Georgia.

At a culminating awards event, the March of Dimes will celebrate a decade of nursing excellence and recognize the most outstanding nurses in 14 diverse categories.

Check back in September to see our list of Finalists!


Thanks to the leadership of our volunteer chairs and committee members, we are honored to present the 10th Anniversary Georgia Nurse of the Year Awards. 

The March of Dimes and the families we serve are grateful for the generosity and effort of our Executive Leadership Team (ELT) that makes this event possible. This year, we are proud to celebrate 10 years of Nurse of the Year in Georgia. 

 10th Anniversary Georgia Nurse of the Year Chair

Dr. Sharon Pappas, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN
Chief Nurse Executive - Emory Healthcare

2019 Executive Leadership Team

Janis Dubow
Northside Hospital

Iris Hamilton

Elizabeth Harris

Millie Sattler
Emory Healthcare

Jeff Sherrill
Optum Population Health Solutions and Prevention

Teresa Yancey
Optum Population Health Solutions and Prevention


It its 10th year, The March of Dimes is honored to pay tribute to the nursing profession by recognizing extraordinary
nurses throughout the community. Georgia Nurse of the Year honors those who make a
difference in the lives of so many.

Nominations are now CLOSED!   Check back in September to see a complete list of our Finalists


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

Sponsorship activation opportunities are available at a variety of levels for our Georgia Nurse of the Year event, and are a great way to provide integration and civic engagement while playing tribute to nurses. Partnerships can be customized for this special event based on your company's marketing needs and objectives.

Let's connect! For more information on how to become involved or activate your brand with the Georgia Nurse of the Year 10th year anniversary campaign, contact Nina Bell at (404) 720-5326 or cbell@marchofdimes.org.