You are cordially invited to
Nurse of the Year Awards - Old Bridge

DATE: Wednesday, November 11, 2020  |  Time: 5:30 PM
LOCATION: Grand Marquis
ADDRESS: 1550 U.S. 9, Old Bridge Township, NJ 08857

For more information contact Michelle Dobbs


Now more than ever, it is important to pay tribute to the tireless efforts of nurses across the state who are working to protect the healthy and care for the sick. On November 11th, join us for a cocktail hour, dinner and reception at Grand Marquis in Old Bridge.  This spectacular awards gala will highlight the nursing profession, recognize all the nurse nominees & finalists in 14 nursing categories and announce the recipients of the 2020 New Jersey Nurse of the Year Awards. 


Adult Health
Advanced Practice
Ambulatory Care Settings
Critical Care, Pre-Hospital & Emergency
Educator - Academia
Educator - Health Care Delivery
Managed Care, Case Management & Industry Nursing
Nurse Leader
Nurse Manager
Nursing Research, Evidence-Based Practice & Informatics
Performance Improvement, Quality/Safety & Risk Management
Post-Acute Care
Rising Star
Women's & Children's Health


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!
Click here to see a full description of categories. 


Thank you to the leadership of our Chair and Committee Members, we are honored to present this year's event. March of Dimes and the families we support are grateful for the generosity and effort of the team that makes this evening possible.

2020 Chair:
Kim Packer, MS, RN, NEA-BC - Jefferson Health New Jersey

2020 Committee:
Lynda Arnold, MHA, RN, NE-BC - University Hospital
Hana Baudendistel, MS, BSN, RN, NE-BC - Trinitas Regional Medical Center
Robyn D'Oria, MA, RNC, APN - Central Jersey Family Health Consortium
Lee Ann Lawson, APRN - Amicus Therapeutics, Inc.
Helene Lynch,DNP, MJ, RNC-OB, NEA-BC - Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative
Laurie Navin - Central Jersey Family Health Consortium
Kathleen Neville, PhD, RN, FAAN - Seton Hall University, College of Nursing
Deborah Prodoehl-Caniano,DNP, RN, CEN, PCMH-CCE - Community Medical Center
Susan Rux, PhD, MSN, RN, PHN, ACNS-BC, CHEP, CNE, CPRW, NEA-BC - Chamberlain College of Nursing
Myrna Young, MSN, RN, CNOR - Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital



Capital Health


The March of Dimes 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 Nurse of the Year event, providing integration and civic engagement while playing tribute to nurses. We look forward to discussing your partnership with the March of Dimes.


Every year, 15 million babies are born prematurely worldwide, and 1 million will die before their first birthday. Your gift helps the March of Dimes fund research, education, advocacy and programs that help more moms have full-term pregnancies and healthy babies.