Congratulations to our MCCN 2016 Excellence in Nursing Awardees!

The Excellence in Nursing Awards event, sponsored annually by Mount Carmel College of Nursing and Mount Carmel Patient Care Services, recognizes outstanding nurses, nurse leaders, nurse educators and nursing education advocates, as well as physicians within Mount Carmel Health System who exemplify outstanding practice. The event is now in its 12th year. The awardees – selected by colleagues as part of the annual system-wide nomination process held in May – will be honored at a special recognition dinner set for Tuesday, September 13, at Villa Milano. Among those being celebrated for advancing the profession of nursing are colleagues from MCCN:

Undergraduate faculty:

  • Brenda Beyer, RN, MSN
  • Shirley Cooley, PhD, RN, CNE, C-EFM
  • Kerry Fankhauser, MSN, RN, UZIT
  • Kathy Fernandez, PhD, RN
  • Frieda Gill, MS, RN, CCRN
  • Hannah O'Handley, MSN, RN, PNP

Graduate faculty:

  • Sonya Saffell, MSN, FNP-BC
  • Kathleen Sommers, EdD, MBA, BSN, RN

Staff members:

  • Kim Campbell, PhD
  • Michelle Richards, BA
  • Joanna Worthington, MS

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