Methodist Health System Celebrates Seven ‘Great 100’ Nurses

Dallas – Methodist Health System is celebrating seven of its own recognized for nursing excellence at the 25th annual DFW Great 100 Nurses celebration. The prestigious event honors 100 registered nurses who were nominated by their peers and selected for being role models, leaders, community servants, compassionate caregivers and significant contributors to the nursing profession. The nurses recognized come from all practice areas in nursing including acute care, sub-acute care, school nursing, nurse leaders, academics and many more.

From Methodist Dallas Medical Center, Cassie Oden, RN, CEN, EMTP; Cynthia Lantz, RN; John M Vo, MSN, RN; Judith Mary VonEhr, RN, BSN; Nancy Valant, BSN, RN, CEN; and Sherri Floyd, RN, BSN, were selected. From Methodist Mansfield Medical Center, Karrie Klein, RNC-OB was selected.

“We are proud of each of our honorees,” says Karla Ramberger, Vice President of Nursing at Methodist Dallas. “They are stellar nurses and so deserving.”

“We are proud of these nurses who exemplify the compassionate care shown by all of our nurses, medical staff and employees every day at Methodist Mansfield,” says Nora Frasier, CNO at Methodist Mansfield.  “We are proud and grateful for their leadership, quality of care, service to our community and dedication to making a difference for their patients.”

The 25th 2015 DFW Great 100 Nurses celebration was held April 28 at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas.

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About Methodist Health System
Guided by the founding principles of life, learning, and compassion, Methodist Health System (Methodist) provides quality, integrated care to improve and save the lives of individuals and families throughout North Texas.  Methodist Dallas Medical Center, Methodist Charlton Medical Center, Methodist Mansfield Medical Center, Methodist Richardson Medical Center, Methodist Midlothian Health Center, and Methodist Family Health Centers are part of the nonprofit Methodist Health System, which is affiliated by covenant with the North Texas Conference of The United Methodist Church. Additional information is available at To see why Methodist Health System is a brilliant choice for your career, join our talent community at and connect with us through Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and our blog.

Texas law prohibits hospitals from practicing medicine. The physicians on the Methodist Health System medical staff are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Methodist Health System.

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