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2020 CEO Awards


For significant coaching, mentoring and development of staff; the individual is recognized as a vital resource who actively mentors colleagues (formally and informally), participates in training events as a trainer, and is viewed as an organizational leader.

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LCDR Kristen Cole

LCDR Kristen Cole
Nursing Department

"I am truly honored to receive this CEO award; I am appreciative of my fellow CCND educators, nurses and leadership."

LCDR Kristen Cole, Nursing Department

In recognition of superior performance for the development of educational resources for multiple department-wide strategic initiatives.

Jessica Earhart, Nursing Department

In recognition of providing consistent, outstanding mentoring and teaching to clinical nursing staff through a robust orientation program and development of key nursing improvement documents.

Bernard Harper, Materials Management and Environmental Services Department

For outstanding mentor to both CC staff and students of diverse backgrounds helping them to quickly incorporate themselves into and build more cohesive teams.

Nitin Seam, Critical Care Medicine Department

For recruiting outstanding senior and junior staff to CCMD Training Program.


Cecelia Henry

Cecelia Henry
Nursing Department

"I am humbled and honored to be appreciated for my contributions to the mission of the NIH Clinical Center. There is always something new to learn and the education project helped enable the 3NE Unit to expand their scope of services to include telemetry, thereby enhancing patient care and safety."

In recognition of training and mentoring 3NE staff for the implementation of telemetry monitoring to support high acuity bone marrow transplant and hematology patients.

Joan Aaron, Nursing Department
Sonja Bartolomei, Nursing Department
Cecelia Henry, Nursing Department
Mary Myers, Nursing Department
Leslie Smith, Nursing Department


In recognition for successfully implementing an evidence based teaching/ mentoring program within the pediatric program of care.

Krista Cato, Nursing Department
Alex Classen, Nursing Department
LT Lee Antoinette Keener, Nursing Department
Kimberly Nelson, Nursing Department


For contributions to the development & mentoring of new Social Work employees by enhancing virtual orientation process when COVID-19 required all to work remotely.

Eva Crawford, Social Work Department
Lisa Driscoll Felber, Social Work Department
Joan Galil, Social Work Department
Elisabeth Mccall Martin, Social Work Department
Stephanie Modler, Social Work Department
Patricia Prince, Social Work Department
Brenda Richesson, Social Work Department

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This page last updated on 02/17/2021

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