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Past Nursing Awards Winners

2013 Nursing Excellence Clinical Awards

The following awardees are recognized as our 2013 Award Winners:

Clinical Nurse

Awards are supported by the David & Alice Miller Nursing Award Endowed Fund.

Award Recipient

Unit

MAGNET Component

Melvin Ersando, BSN, RN

6 West Med Surg

Transformational Leadership

Dahlia Tayag, MSN, RN, CCRN

Post Anesthesia Care Unit

Structural Empowerment

Hayley Kuhn, BSN, RN, TNCC

Post Anesthesia Care Unit

Exemplary Professional Practice

Laura Boerner, BSN, BS, RN, CEN

Sulpizio CVC Emergency Department

New Knowledge, Innovations and Improvements

Faye Rivera, BSN, RN, PCCN

5 West PCU

Empirical Outcomes

Overall Clinical Nurse of the Year: Dahlia Tayag, MSN, RN, CCRN

 

Nurse Consultant

Awards are supported by the Patrons of Nursing Shared Governance Fund.

Award Recipient

Unit

MAGNET Component

Cheryl Cross, MSN, RN, PHN

Education, Development and Research

Transformational Leadership

Jennifer Garner, MSN, RN, CCRN

Surgical ICU

Structural Empowerment

Cassia Chevillon, MSN, RN, CCRN

Education, Development and Research & SCVC ICU

Exemplary Professional Practice

Peggy Castor, RN, RNC-NC

Neonatal ICU

Empirical Outcomes

Overall Nurse Consultant of the Year: Cheryl Cross, MSN, RN, PHN

Advanced Practice Nurse

Awards are supported by the Sonya Healy Nursing Management Award Fund.

Award Recipient

Unit

MAGNET Component

Laura Dibsie, MSN, RN, CCRN, CNS

Education, Development and Research

Structural Empowerment

Patricia Graham, MSN, RN, CCRN, CNS

Education, Development and Research

Empirical Outcomes

Overall Advanced Practice Nurse of the Year:
Patricia Graham, MSN, RN, CCRN, CNS

Nurse Leader

Awards are supported by the Sonya Healy Nursing Management Award Fund.

Award Recipient

Unit

MAGNET Component

Mary Hellyar, MSN, RN, CCRN

Thornton ICU

Transformational Leadership

Cristina Cazares-Machado, BS, MSNc, RN

6 East Med Surg

Structural Empowerment

Leah Yoshisaki Yusi, BSN, MPH, RN, ONC

8th Floor Med Surg

Exemplary Professional Practice

Laura Vento, BS, MSN, RN, CNL

6 East Med Surg

New Knowledge, Innovations and Improvements

Esther Lee, MBA, RN

Peri-Anesthesia

Empirical Outcomes

Overall Nurse Leader of the Year: Laura Vento, BS, MSN, RN, CNL

2013 Award winners

The Marguerite Jackson Scholarship for Doctoral Education

Provides education funds to a nurse enrolled in a formal doctoral education program.

Scholarship recipient: Jillian Jewett, RN, BSN
Burn ICU

The Marguerite Jackson Award for Professional Nursing Excellence

Provides funds to a nurse who exemplifies professionalism as evidenced by their

level of education, certification, and professional activities.

Award recipient: Aran Tavakoli, MSN, RN, AOCNS
Education, Development and Research

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2012 Nursing Excellence Clinical Awards

Cheryl Kosits - 2012 UC San Diego Health System Nurse of the Year

The following awardees are recognized as unit Nurse of the Year.

Award Recipient


Anthony Arnes, RN, ASN, BA
Sarah Babcock, RN, BSN
Benjamin Bendimez, Sr. LVN
Lisa Brugueras, RNC, BSN
Don H. Buendia, RN, BSN, CRN
Joann Calingay, RN, MSN
Kelly Carr, RN, BSN
Rebecca Caruso, RN, AA
Gliceria Castillo, RN, BSN
Sean Cathy, RN, BSN, BA
Jarme Condell, RN, BSN
Alfred Conopio, RN, BSN
Linda Craddock, RN, BSN
Edna Culp, RN, BSN
Jessica DeLima, RN, BSN
Wendy Ellingson, RN
Myrna Evalle, RN, BSN
Agnieszka Ferens, RN, BSN
Arlene Ferrer, RN, BSN, OCN
Rachel Sibley Fluty, RN, BSN
Christine Geniza, RN.C, MSN, NPMHNP
Sue Hartnett, RN, BSN
Janet Jackson, RN, BSN
Philip Koovakada, RN, BSN
July (Adelle) Labaria, RN
Nancy Li, RN, BSN, CPAN
Traci Lorts, RN, BS, CCRN
Sofia Martin, RN, BA
Tammy Mayer, RN, AND
Leonora Menguito, RN, BSN, CPAN
Juden Morta, RN, BSN
Susan Muus, RN, BSN, CCRN
Rosana Nimer, RN, BSN
Sandra Petty, RN, BSN, CCRN
Elvira Porcadas, RN, BSN
Rey Ranoco, RN, BSN
Francisca Papada, RN, BSN
Faye Rivera, RN, BSN PCCN
Erin Revier, RN, BSN
Erin Shuur, RN, BSN
Therese (Tosh) Stack, RN, AND
Jennifer Sterk, RN, BSN, OCN
Warren Toy, RN, BSN
Minh Thuan Tran, RN, BSN, CNN
Roque Anthony Velasco, RN, BSN, PHN
Sharyn Wilensky, RN, BSN, BC
Eva Wojnowski, RN, BSN
Gina Zarella, RN, BSN

Unit


Shiley Surgery Center
Moores Cancer Center Procedure Suite
Hillcrest Preop Admission
Family Maternity Care Center
Cardiac Cath Lab
11 East PCU
Hillcrest Emergency Department
Psychiatric Services
6 West Med Surg
Vascular Access
Interventional Pulmonology
Burn Special Care Unit
Thornton ICU
Thornton PACU, Same Day Surgery
Lifesharing
Labor & Delivery
8th Floor Med Surg
Hillcrest Birth Center
Thornton 3 West BMT/Oncology
11 West Med Surg
Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Unit
10 East Telemetry
Thornton OR
Thornton 2 West Telemetry
Burn ICU
Sulpizio CVC PTU
Interventional Radiology
Radiation Oncology
Thornton 3 East Med Surg
Hillcrest PACU
Acute Dialysis
Sulpizio CVC ICU
Sulpizio CVC 3B PCU
Hillcrest Surgical ICU
Outpatient Surgery Center
Sulpizio CVC 4AB PCU
GI/Special Procedure Suite
5 West PCU
Infant Services Care Center
Thornton 2 PCU
Ambulatory Women’s Health Care
Moores Cancer Center Infusion Center
6th Floor CIU
Apheresis
6 East Med Surg
Senior Behavioral Health
Sulpizio CVC Emergency Department
10 ICU

Award Recipient Doner Award
Linda Lobbestael, MSN, RN, CNE Marguerite Jackson The Marguerite Jackson Award
for Professional Nursing Excellence
Mobe Montesa, MHSA, RN Sonya Healy Fund Sonya Healy Nursing
Management Award
Lori Johnson, RN, BSN, OCN Patrons of Nursing Nurse Leader of the Year
Beverly Morris, RN, CNP,
MBA
Patrons of Nursing

Advanced Practice Nurse of the Year

Kevin Maxwell, RN, MSN, FNP-BC, DNPC

 

Marguerite Jackson

 

The Marguerite Jackson Scholarship for Doctoral Education

 

Blanca Camberos, HA III

 

UCSD Retirement Association

 

UCSD Retirement Association Staff Professional Development Award

 

2011 Nursing Excellence Clinical Awards

Laura Vento, MSN, RN, CNL - 2011 UC San Diego Health System Nurse of the Year

The following awardees are recognized as unit Nurse of the Year.

Award Recipient


Rosaleeh Alayon, BSN, RN
Eva Bariuan, MPH, RN-BC, OCN
Aida Bautista, RN, CMSRN
Chris Baylis, BSN, RN, CCRN
Zenaida Belardo, RN
Loida Castro, BSN, RN, CNOR
Anne Dahlerup, BSN, RN
Marianne Delos Santos, BSN, RN
Becky Dodd-Sullivan, RN, BS, CPTC
Melvin Ersando, BSN, RN
Emily Golden, MSN, RN, PNP-BC
Hilda Gonzales, LVN
Janet Hofer, BSN, RN
Crystal Hsiao, RN, BS
Mona Jaime, RN
Muhammad Junaid, MPH, RN
Maria Leupold, RN, NP, AOCN
Ursula Linne-McLaren, RN, OCN
Josephine Lubanga, BSN, RN
Cynthia Marquez, BSN, RN-BC, CCRN
Jhun Marquez, BSN, RN
Catherine Meathe, BSN, RN, CEN
Joan Millan, BSN, RN
Evelyn Morano, BSN, RN
Evelyn Mosley, BSN, RN, CDE
Lorelei Nodalo, RN
Cheryl Nooris, BSN, RN
Eunice Ong, BSN, RN
Cheryl Osolio, BSN, RN
Jennifer Pavone, BSN, RN, OCN
Sandy Poonoosamy, RN
Ayelet Ruppin, MSN, RN
Georgiena Santiago, RN
Susan Shaw, LVN
Connie Sherwood, RN
Bettina Shilling, BSN, RN, ONC
Jennifer Storch, BSN, CCRN, CNRN
Patricia Sumita, BSN, CEN
Josie Tayaba, BSN, RN, ONC
Marilyn Yambao, RN

Unit


Hillcrest PACU
Moores Cancer Center, Radiation Oncology
6 West Med Surg
Thornton ICU
11 West Med Surg
Thornton OR
Thornton PACU
Thornton IMU
Lifesharing
Care Initiation Unit
Infant Special Care Center
Preoperative Care Center
Hillcrest Main OR
Family Maternity Care Center
Acute Hemodialysis
Psychiatric Services
Moores Cancer Center Infusion Center
Moores Cancer Center BMT
10 East Med Surg Tele
10 ICU
Apheresis
Hillcrest Emergency
Interventional Radiology
Burn Special Care
Women’s Health Services, Ambulatory Care
Neuro Behavioral Medicine
Birth Center
11 East PCU
Special Procedures
Thornton 3 West BMT/Oncology
Surgical ICU
Education, Development and Research
Senior Behavioral Health
Pre-Op Admissions
Thornton 2 West Telemetry
8th Floor Med Surg
Burn ICU
Thornton Emergency
Thornton 3 East Med Surg
Labor and Delivery


Award Recipient Doner Award
Cassia Chevillon, BSN, RN, CCRN Marguerite Jackson The Marguerite Jackson Award
for Professional Nursing Excellence
Elvie Sevilla, BSN, RN Sonya Healy Fund Sonya Healy Nursing
Management Award
Michele Carson, MSN, RNC Patrons of Nursing Nurse Leader of the Year
Rhonda Martin, MS, RN,
CCRN/ACNP-C
Patrons of Nursing Advanced Practice Nurse of the Year