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2020 CEO Awards

Patient Care

For individual or team efforts above and beyond job responsibilities that exemplify the goals of excellence in quality patient care and clinical research support. Unique contributions or interventions that significantly impact the patient care experience for a specific patient or patient care process may be included.

Monica Falcon-Michaels, Nursing Department

For outstanding application of patient centered care strategies to promote nursing excellence and providing compassionate and high quality patient outcomes while caring for patients.

Michael Kassin, Radiology and Imaging Sciences

For volunteering to perform far beyond position duties in filling a critical gap in Interventional Radiology patient care in a time of shortage.

Phuong Nguyen, Nursing Department

For the outstanding dedication to patient care, and positive affect on patient outcome within the department.

Ruth Parker

Ruth Parker
Pediatric Consult Service

"I am humbled and grateful for the NIH Clinical Center 2020 CEO Award that I received in recognition of outstanding patient care, service, and mentorship. I feel privileged and honored to work alongside committed pediatric leaders and staff members with the understanding that it is truly a team effort in caring for our pediatric patients. It is my goal to continue to serve the NIH Clinical Center with dedication and enthusiasm. Thank you!"

Ruth Parker, Pediatric Consult Service

In recognition of outstanding patient care, service, and mentorship of colleagues on the Pediatric Consult Service.

CRIS MOBILE TEAM

For providing CRIS in a mobile platform to CRIS users.

John Cooper, Department of Clinical Research Informatics
Timothy Maloney, Department of Clinical Research Informatics
Thomas Morton, Department of Clinical Research Informatics
Jharana Patel, Department of Clinical Research Informatics
Jeanne Preuss, Department of Clinical Research Informatics
Minnie Raju, Department of Clinical Research Informatics
Cory Stephens, Department of Clinical Research Informatics
Christine Wellesley, Department of Clinical Research Informatics
Joseph Wightman, Department of Clinical Research Informatics

DTM/DCRI BECS UPGRADE PROJECT TEAM

For Completion of Critical FDA-regulated IT Hardware and Software Upgrades Improving Patient and Blood Donor Safety, and Blood Component Manufacturing Processes.

Rick Allison, Department of Transfusion Medicine
J. Wade Atkins, Department of Transfusion Medicine
Stephen Bergstrom, Department of Clinical Research Informatics
Colleen Bowman, Department of Transfusion Medicine
Karen Byrne, Department of Transfusion Medicine
Dhara Chan, Department of Transfusion Medicine
Tanya Dalrymple-Guy, Nursing Department
Christopher Klein, Department of Clinical Research Informatics
John Kocher, Department of Clinical Research Informatics
Ling Li, Department of Transfusion Medicine
Diana Nugent, Department of Clinical Research Informatics
Traci Paige, Department of Transfusion Medicine
Naveen Pallepamu, Department of Transfusion Medicine
Timothy Salo, Department of Clinical Research Informatics
Dwight Simmons, Department of Transfusion Medicine
Bonnie Sink, Nursing Department
Nathan Stocks, Department of Transfusion Medicine
Joni Trenbeath, Department of Transfusion Medicine
Amy Woodard, Department of Transfusion Medicine

LIS UPGRADE IMPLEMENTATION TEAM

For extraordinary teamwork and dedication to implement SoftPathDX and SoftFlow LIS applications and to improve patient safety goal adapting SoftID for AP sample collection.

Bonnie Aramayo, Department of Laboratory Medicine
Tashanda Ashford, National Cancer Institute
Earle Barnes, National Cancer Institute
Tony Barnes, Department of Clinical Research Informatics
Seth Carlson, Department of Clinical Research Informatics
Hsiou Chen Chang, Department of Laboratory Medicine
John Cooper, Department of Clinical Research Informatics
Maria Fagoaga, Department of Clinical Research Informatics
Abiy Getaneh, Department of Laboratory Medicine
Mary Jo Godwin, Department of Clinical Research Informatics
Sophia Grasmeder, Office of Patient Safety and Clinical Quality
Cecelia Henry, Nursing Department
Mukesh Khatri, Department of Clinical Research Informatics
Yenshei Liu, Department of Clinical Research Informatics
Irina Maric, Department of Laboratory Medicine
Catharine McCoy, National Cancer Institute
Jon McKeeby, Department of Clinical Research Informatics
Michael Nansel, Department of Clinical Research Informatics
Nayana Patel, Department of Laboratory Medicine
Jeanne Preuss, Department of Clinical Research Informatics
Minnie Raju, Department of Clinical Research Informatics
Shakuntala Rampertaap, Department of Laboratory Medicine
Chung Hee Row, Department of Laboratory Medicine
Jennifer Stoddard, Department of Laboratory Medicine

METABOLIC KITCHEN STAFF GROUP

In recognition of high quality service of metabolic Nutrition diets for 30+ protocols from multiple institutes of the NIH.

Cari Ardrey, Nutrition Department
CAPT Merel Kozlosky, Nutrition Department
Joshua Murchison, Nutrition Department
Klaudia Raisinger, Nutrition Department
Jeffrey Tait, Nutrition Department
Sharonne Waters, Nutrition Department

OP1 DENTAL TEAM

In recognition of outstanding interdisciplinary team care by making patient safety a priority for individuals with dental, oral and craniofacial anomalies.

Zonna Alvarez, Nursing Department
Debra Crowder, Nursing Department
Babylane Encarnacion-Tuason, Nursing Department
CAPT Janice Davis, Nursing Department
Anitra Fitzgerald-Monroe, Nursing Department
Mercedes Garcia, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
Pamela Gardner, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
Jill Jacobs, Nursing Department
Marie Kao-Hsieh, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
Carol Levinson, Nursing Department
Sharon Mitchell, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
Kalpakam Shastri, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
Carrol Sterling, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
Diane Vollberg, Nursing Department
Ruth Walters, Nursing Department
LTJG Ruth Widener, Nursing Department

PHARMACY MOVES TEAM

For collaboration to achieve the moves of the outpatient, non-sterile and unit dose Pharmacy units in a manner focused on maintaining patient safety and service.

Rilwan Badamas, Pharmacy Department
Jason Chan, Department of Clinical Research Informatics
Justin Cohen, Office of Communications and Media Relations
CAPT Richard Decederfelt, Pharmacy Department
Victoria Do, Pharmacy Department
Theresa Eng, Department of Clinical Research Informatics
Marilyn Farinre, Pharmacy Department
Marcus Ferrone, Pharmacy Department
Molly Freimuth, Office of Communications and Media Relations
CDR Fortin Georges, Pharmacy Department
Nadia Guirguis, Pharmacy Department
William Hernandez, Department of Clinical Research Informatics
Daryl Holder, Office of The Chief Executive Officer
CAPT Antoinette Jones, Office of The Chief Executive Officer
Barbara Jordan, Nursing Department
Anthony Joseph, Department of Clinical Research Informatics
Falguni Kanthan, Pharmacy Department
Susan Kasun, Office of Hospital Administrative Support
Deborah Kolakowski, Nursing Department
Hon Lam, Pharmacy Department
CAPT Ann Matlock, Nursing Department
Evan McCann, Department of Transfusion Medicine
Susan Nsangou, Office of Purchasing and Contracts
Mary Sparks, Office of Patient Safety and Clinical Quality
Keiffer Subero, Pharmacy Department
Gwenyth Wallen, Nursing Department
Nicole White, Department of Clinical Research Informatics
Mack Willingham, Department of Clinical Research Informatics
Jay Yarington, Department of Clinical Research Informatics

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