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Faculty, staff honored for years of service to Stormont-Vail

Several Baker University alumni were recognized at the 49th annual Stormont-Vail HealthCare Employee Awards banquet in February. Janet Creager, a 1965 Baker graduate and student affairs specialist, was honored for five years of service.

The following School of Nursing alumni were honored for their years of service at Stormont-Vail:

5 Years

Gina Anderson, BSN ’94, emergency department, physicians; Erica Bletscher, post surgical; Lorie Bollinger, BSN ’92, 5 North Medical; Kristen Booth, surgery; Tracy Duran, emergency department; Mercedes Eicher, telemetry monitoring; Amy Glenn, BSN ’00, enterostomal therapy; Brandy Hopkins, post surgical; Nicole Huey, BSN ’07, cardiology, office; Katie Kaberline, BSN ’04, Cotton-O’Neil Cancer Center; Jennifer Littich, 7 North Cardiac; Randi Peerenboom, BSN ’07, Neonatal IntensiveCare; Jami Potter, emergency department; and Megan Stovall, 6 North Oncology.

10 Years

Rhonda Bauman, BSN ’98, The Birthplace; D. Yvonne Hartner, BSN ’05, cath lab/special procedures; Dawnya Horn, BSN ’04, joint center; Clinton Marker Jr., information systems; Lori Marteney, post surgical; Stephen Moyer, BSN ’99, Life Star; Steven Peterson, BSN ’02, clinical documentation; Elizabeth Purcell, BSN ’01, Neonatal Intensivecare; Melissa Rabb, BSN ’03, emergency department; Tonya Stallbaumer, BSN ’02, vein clinic

20 Years

Georgia Bent, 6 North Oncology; Patricia Caby, BSN ’92, surgery; Amy Kincade, case management; Andrea Perez, BSN ’98, Neonatal IntensiveCare

35 Years

Lizbeth Gogolski, maternal fetal medicine


Nellie Lambley, BSN ’93, 6 North oncology

Also at the ceremony, Brooke Faria da Cunha, ’10, received the Manuel E. Pusitz and Anne B. Pusitz Award. She works on the third floor pavilion. The award is given annually to four Stormont-Vail HealthCare employees who have distinguished themselves by going beyond the usual demands of their duties and performing exemplary acts of compassion, caring or communication with Stormont-Vail patients.

Stormont-Vail Awards

Earlier last year, the Stormont-Vail Foundation Excellence in Nursing Awards went to two Baker graduates: Dana Jones, BSN ’04, RN, 7 North, nursing leadership; and Jami Potter, emergency department, nursing practice.

Several Baker nursing alumni were also recognized on Stormont-Vail’s Professional Nurse Contribution Ladder for their professional and community efforts. Here are those honorees:

Level 2

Brandy Armstrong, Donna Bishop, BSN ’95, Eric Bletscher, Lorie Bollinger, BSN ’92, Jennifer Bradley, Kelly Brier, BSN ’07, Patricia Caby, BSN ’92, Amanda Crabbs, Tracy Duran, BSN ’07, Nicole Fager, Amy Glenn, BSN ’00, Yvonne Hartner, BSN ’05, Paula Higley, Amy Hilyard, Nicole Huey, BSN ’07, Bethany Hund, BSN ’98, Sally Jennings, BSN ’07, Serena Kampfer, BSN ’03, Amber Long, BSN ’03, Gerri Lou Marstall, BSN ’00, Lori Marteney, Cindy McCrary, Rachel McLin, BSN ’01, Angela Meyer, AAB ’04, Patricia Miller, Erin Morris, Andrea Perez, BSN ’98, Randi Peerenboom, BSN ’07, Angela Perrin, Melissa Rabb, BSN ’98, Katelyn Rice, Heather Rohr, BSN ’00, Angie Russell, BSN ’96, Linda Schneidwind, Kelly Seuell, BSN ’98, Debra Taylor, Jamie Thompson, BSN ’06, Cheryl Viau

Level 3

Ryan Bramhall, BSN ’97, Scott Harrison, BSN ’97, Lisa Hinterweger, BSN ’93, Dawnya Horne, Dana Jones, BSN ’04, Katie Morris Walker, BSN ’98, Martha Tucci, BSN ’98, Belinda Underhill, BSN ’94.

Level 4

Steven Peterson, BSN ’02, Teresa Taylor, BSN ’05

 Class Notes

Christina Barker, BSN ’09, received the award for Excellence in Nursing (Community) Service from the Eta Kappa Chapter-at-Large of Sigma Theta Tau.

Laci Lingenfelter, BSN ’08, recently received the Excellence in Nursing Practice award from the Eta Kappa Chapter-at-Large of Sigma Theta Tau.

Michelle (VanDeCreek) Swift, BSN ’01, and her husband, Travis, will celebrate their 11th anniversary in August. They welcomed their first child, Abigail Veronica Swift on Feb. 5, 2011.

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