Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital
Local: 305-666-6511
Toll Free: 800-432-6837
My Kids Patient Portal
Advanced Search

For Medical Professionals
In this section

2007 Awards and Recognition

Awards & Recognition

     Bookmark and Share

Dottie Thomas, RN, BSN, CIC- Miami Dade Health Care Hero Award Recipient
Jeanette Diana, MSN, ARNP- Sigma Theta Tau, Beta Tau Chapter- Leadership Award
Deborah Hill-Rodriguez, MSN, ARNP, CS-BC- Florida Nurses Association District V- Promoting an Environment for Excellence of Nursing Practice
Michelle Burke, MSN, ARNP, CPN, CPON- 2007 Jean Fergusson Excellence in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nursing Education Award, American Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses Association
Maria Fernandez, MSN, ARNP, MBA, CFRN – 2007 Florida Flight Nurses Association Transport Nurse of the Year
Jill Tahmooressi, RN-BC, MBA - 2007 Nursing Spectrum Nursing Excellence Awards for the Florida region, finalist in the category of Advancing and Leading the Profession
Jean Buckley, RN- 2007 Nursing Spectrum Nursing Excellence Awards for the Florida region, finalist in the category of Community Participation

2007 Nurse of the Year Winners

RN of the year: 
3East: Johnny Mok, RN
LPN of the year:
3South: Lizette Garcia, LPN
Rookie of the year:
3Northeast: Liane Franquiz, RN

Leader of the year:
CICU: Ingrid Gonzalez, MSN, RN, CPN
Nursing support staff of the year:
Psychiatry:  Saskia Izaquirre, BHT
Research Award Winner:
Carolyn Domina, ARNP, MSN, NE-BC, CORN
Carol Roach, RN, MSN, CPN
Unit Winners
2E: Ana Arrubla, RN, BSN
2NE: Marocon Villnueava, RN, BSN
3N: Sylvia Perez, RN, BSN
3NE: Jean Buckley, RN
3S: Beatriz Milian, RN, BSN
Same Day Surgery: Ana Ruiz, RN, BSN
CICU: Susan Flores, RN, BSN, CPN
ED/Rapid Care: Susana Sanchez, RN
Float/Staff Relief: Elizabeth Padilla, RN, BSN, CPN
NICU:  Janet Madill, RN
OR: Karen Witsken, RN
PICU: Vivian Lacandalo, RN, BSN
Psychiatry: Shirley Kendroza, RN, MSN, APRN-BC
Quality Resources: Grisel Cepeda, RN
PACU: William Gehring, RN
MRI/Radiology: Veronica Rivera, RN, CPN
South Dade Center: Verna Haik, RN, CPN
Support Department: Cindy Garlesky, ARNP, MSN, CEN, RN-BC