Thursday, April 21, 2016

CoxHealth colleagues take top honors at Salute to Nurses

Teri Haist, Labor and Delivery, was named Nurse of the Year at the Springfield News-Leader’s annual Salute to Nurses on Thursday. Please join us in congratulating her on this outstanding achievement!

Three CoxHealth nurses also took home top awards, including:

Advancement of Nursing Award: Sheila Russell, Nursing Administration
Nurse Educator of the Year: Eric Cantrell, Nursing Education
Inspiration in Nursing Award: Penny Bumgarner, Ozarks Dialysis Services

A total of 11 of our colleagues and students were recognized at the event. The other CoxHealth honorees were:

Cynthia Myler: 700 East
Gina Ellerbee: Nursing Administration
Amy Wissbaum: Springfield Neurological and Spine Institute
Charlotte Lundquist: 300 West Med-Surg
Dana Hyde: Springfield Neurological and Spine Institute
In addition to those nurses, two Cox College students were also presented with awards.

Chaynna Gatton, Cox College student
Rebecca Pitts, Cox College student