Nine nurses from Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) were chosen from among 5,000 nominees nationwide to receive honors from the March of Dimes Tennessee Chapter.
The nurses were honored at the recent March of Dimes Tennessee Chapter's Nurse of the Year Awards, according to a press release.
"It is my pleasure to offer congratulations to these remarkable nurses," Marilyn Dubree, Vanderbilt executive chief nursing officer, said in the release. "At Vanderbilt, we work with the very best in the nursing profession."
Winners from Vanderbilt included Jennifer Wilbeck and Angela Wilson-Liverman in the Advanced Practice category; Stephanie Abbu and Monroe Carell Jr., Children's Hospital, at Vanderbilt in the Graduate Student Nurse category; Erin Harvilla, Children's Hospital, in the Hospice and Palliative Care category; Beth Sparta, Children's Hospital, in the Pediatric category; Patricia Detzel in the Public and Community Health category; Caitlin Pugh, Children's Hospital in the Quality and Patient Safety category; Mary Jo Gilmer in the Research category; and Ginny Moore in the Women's Health category.
"These are nurses changing lives in Middle Tennessee and beyond," VUSN Dean Linda Norman said in the release. "They represent the very best in patient care and in nursing education. I am delighted to see so many alumni and faculty honored."