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Healthcare Heroes Awards

Click here to view highlights from the 2014 Healthcare Heroes Awards!

2014 Healthcare Heroes Finalists
(Winners in bold)

Allied Health & Emergency Medicine Hero
Annie Bruetsch, Holy Spirit Hospital
Christian Caicedo, MD, MBA, CPE, PinnacleHealth System
Diana U. Davidson, CRNA, Holy Spirit Hospital
Angela M. Wise, YWCA of Greater Harrisburg

Breast Cancer Caregiver of the Year
Connie L. Blauch, LPN, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Timothy R. McKee, MD, FACS, WellSpan Medical Group/ Gettysburg Surgical Associates
Michelle J. Shriner, RN, BSN, OCN, WellSpan Health, Adams Cancer Center
Lisa K. Torp, MD, FACS, PinnacleHealth Breast Care Center

Dental & Oral Care Hero
Bender Dental Group
Zoe A. Johnstone, DMD, Welsh Mountain Health Centers

Nurse of the Year
Jeri L. Gallucci, RNBS, Jackson Siegelbaum GI
Stacey N. Getchis, RN, Memorial Hospital of York Emergency Department
Dustin E. Matthews, MSN, RN, CCRN-CSC, York Hospital
Jamie L. Ober, RN, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State College of Medicine
PinnacleHealth Heart Failure Program
Melissa M. Roslevege, RN, BSN, Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital, Penn State Hershey Medical Center
Julie R. Vallati, LPN, Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital

Pediatric & Pediatric Specialties Hero
Paula B. George, MD, PinnacleHealth Children's Resource Center
Robin L. Kingston, CRNP, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Deborah S. Nandor-Levin, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P, CFN, York Hospital, WellSpan Health
Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital Child Life Program
Angie M. Rice, Schreiber Pediatric Rehab Center

Pharmacy Hero
Richard R. Deluca, R.Ph., See-Right Pharmacy
Coleen M. Kayden, R.Ph., Medication Information Services, a Division of Williams Apothecary, Inc.
John Staretz, Pharm D, RPh, Rite Aid Corporation

Physician of the Year
Christopher K. Echterling, MD, WellSpan Health
J. Eric Greensmith, MD, PhD, Lancaster Regional Medical Center
F. Wilson Jackson, MD, Jackson Siegelbaum Gastroenterology
Mubashir A. Mumtaz, MD, FACS, PinnacleHealth System
Chinh Pham, MD, Holy Spirit Health System, Kunkel Surgical Group
David Turkewitz, MD, York Hospital/WellSpan Health

Senior Care Hero
Patricia A. Childs, Country Meadows
Orla M. Nugent , Columbia Cottage Assisted Living Communities
Iosif Plesa, Visiting Angels
Michelle Ulzheimer-Peck, The Woods at Cedar Run
David R. Wenner, DO, FAAFP, CMD, Hospice of Central Pennsylvania

Special Needs Advocate
Capital Area Therapeutic Riding Association (CATRA)
Raymond D. Dallape, Jr., Total Mobility Services, Inc.
Beth A. Phillips, Skills of Central PA, Inc.
Mandy J. Rudy, MS, OTR/L, Penn State Hershey Medical Center
Andrew V. Sterling, ATP, Keystone Mobility, Inc.

Women's Health & Wellness Hero
Mary Beth Higgins, MD, Holy Spirit Health System, Center for Women's Health
Jose E. Misas, MD, PinnacleHealth Women's Cancer Center
Penn State Hershey Medical Center Women's Health Community Connection

Volunteer Heroes
Joseph Joyce—Memorial Hospital
Gary and Judy Kern—Carlisle Regional Medical Center
Gary Laabs—Hanover Hospital

Future of Healthcare Award Winner: Melany Rabideau, WellSpan Health
Lifetime Achievement Winner: Felix Gutierrez, MD, FACC, PinnacleHealth CardioVascular Institute


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Physician of the Year Sponsor: 

Breast Cancer Caregiver of the Year: The Hospital and Health System Association of Pennsylvania

Pediatric and Pediatric Specialties Sponsor: Laurel Life