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Oregon Nurse of the Year Awards

Adventist Health News

Twenty of Adventist Medical Center's nurses were nominated for the Northwest 2015 Nurse of the Year Award. Out of over 400 nominees in all of Oregon and Southwest Washington, Laura Macias and Melissa O'Dell were selected as winners for the March of Dimes NOTY event. Laura was selected for specific departmental care in the Hospice, Home Health, Rehab, and Palliative Care, and Melissa was awarded with the 'Rising Star' award.

Alongside Laura and Melissa, 18 Adventist Medical Center nurses were nominated:

  • Maile Arruda
  • Jennifer Azevedo
  • James Byrd
  • Emilee Edwards
  • Leslie Fisher
  • Carmen Gruia
  • Catherine Holden
  • Jeremy Hutson
  • Liliya Kovalev
  • Carolyn Kozik
  • Ann MacIntyre
  • Amanda Nellis
  • Ellery Palanuk
  • Deborah Pokorny
  • Jon Schaffer
  • Morgan Sloan
  • Naomi Sohm
  • Sara White

Congratulations to the nominees and winners! We are so proud of our compassionate and caring team. Thank you for your hard work!