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2019 Gala: November 8

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2018 Nightingale Award Finalists and Winners

Finalists were honored and winners were announced at the 29th Annual Gala on Friday, October 26, 2018 in Harrisburg, PA. The following exemplars were selected for recognition in one of ten categories, from more than 100 nominations. The Patient Choice Award winner is chosen from nominations submitted by patients and/or patients' family members. 

Congratulations to our 2018 Finalists and Winners!

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Advanced Practice RN

WINNER: Lori Brittingham | Tower Health - Reading Hospital | Resides in Willow Grove, PA
Donna Colabroy | Lehigh Valley Health Network | Resides in Allentown, PA
Eleanor Fitzpatrick | Thomas Jefferson University Hospital | Resides in Erdenheim, PA

Clinical Practice RN

Henry Abraham | Main Line Health - Paoli Hospital | Resides in West Chester, PA
WINNER: Kristine Longo | Main Line Health - Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation | Resides in West Chester, PA
Heather Rivera | WellSpan Health - York Hospital | Resides in York, PA

Clinical Practice LPN

WINNER: Lynn Griffin | Danville State Hospital | Resides in Catawissa, PA
Cathy Rice | St. Luke's Quakertown Campus | Resides in Springtown, PA

Community Nursing

Bernadette Dugan | Main Line Health HomeCare & Hospice | Resides in Philadelphia, PA
Vicki Fern | WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital | Resides in Lebanon, Pa
WINNER: Beth Russell | Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine | Resides in Lancaster, PA

Doctorate of Nursing Practice

WINNER: Bettina Dixon | UPMC & University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing | Resides in Swissvale, PA
Janelle Sharma | Lehigh Valley Physician Group | Resides in Nazareth, PA
Kristine Yatsko | Lehigh Valley Health Network | Resides in Drums, PA

Nursing Administration - Executive

WINNER: Anne S. Hast | Advanced Surgical Hospital & Surgical Care Affiliates | Resides in Pittsburgh, PA
Mary Ann McGinley
| Thomas Jefferson University Hospital | Resides in Maple Glen
Aislynn Moyer | Penn State Health | Resides in Lebanon, PA

Nursing Administration - Leader/Manager

WINNER: Kimberly Bahata | WellSpan Health System | Resides in York, PA
Theodora Burke | Tower Health - Reading Hospital | Resides in Collegeville, PA
Mary Frances Pilarski | VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System | Resides in Pittsburgh, PA

Nursing Education - Academia

Deanna Beveridge | Penn Highlands Dubois | Resides in Punxsutawney, PA
Becky Faett | University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing | Resides in Pittsburgh, PA
WINNER: Mary Ellen Glasgow | Duquesne University | Resides in Pittsburgh, PA

Nursing Education - Staff Development

Melissa Armstrong | Tower Health - Reading Hospital | Resides in Fleetwood, PA
WINNER: Catherine Levonian | Thomas Jefferson University Hospital | Resides in Flourtown, PA
Barbara Merges | Main Line Health - Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation | Resides in West Grove, PA

Nursing Research 

WINNER: Eileen Chasens | University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing | Resides in Pittsburgh, PA

Patient Choice 

WINNER: Michele Dzomic | Lehigh Valley Health Network | Resides in Danielsville, PA

 

The Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania is a philanthropic organization whose purpose is to create, cultivate and support environments where professional nursing achievements are valued. Nightingale’s volunteer board and committees utilize gifts, donations, and annual gala proceeds to recognize excellence in a wide variety of nursing career paths and financially contributes to the continuing nursing education at all levels in the Commonwealth.