Nursing Honors and Awards

It's impossible to overestimate the value of skilled, compassionate nursing care.

Here are some of the recent honors and awards earned by Methodist nurses — for providing compassionate care, being role models, displaying leadership qualities, offering service to the community, and other significant contributions to healthcare.

 

2020 Great 100 Nurses

  • Ginger King, Methodist Dallas

2020 D Magazine Excellence in Nursing Award Winners

  • Ginger King, Methodist Dallas
  • Janaki Subramanian, Methodist Dallas
  • Jessica Cooper, Methodist Charlton
  • Alaana Garris, Methodist Charlton
  • Michael Hernandez, Methodist Mansfield
  • Laura Sweatt, Methodist Mansfield
  • Jeremy Taylor, Methodist Mansfield
  • Brooks Williams, Methodist Mansfield
  • Karen Yates, Methodist Mansfield

2019 Great 100 Nurses

  • Kim Branum, Methodist Richardson
  • Salve Tawaran, Methodist Mansfield
  • Jeremy Taylor, Methodist Mansfield

2019 D Magazine Excellence in Nursing Award Winners

  • Anthony Blevins, Methodist Mansfield
  • Kim Branum, Methodist Richardson
  • Debbie Derda, Methodist Dallas
  • Jay Ebon, Methodist Mansfield
  • Tarah Grooms, Methodist Richardson
  • Aleasha Johns, Methodist Mansfield
  • Harold Magee, Methodist Richardson
  • Stephanie Prater, Methodist Mansfield
  • Marie Wilson, Methodist Dallas

2018 Great 100 Nurses

  • Stacey Sheffield, Methodist Dallas
  • April Greenberg, Methodist Mansfield
  • Nora Frasier, Methodist Mansfield

2017 Great 100 Nurses

  • Anne Fjordholm, Methodist Dallas
  • Ashley King, Methodist Dallas
  • Julie Sadler, Methodist Dallas
  • Ary Lisa Bennett, Methodist Charlton
  • Ethel Tate, Methodist Mansfield

2017 DFW Hospital Council Foundation Nominees

  • Rebecca Byrd, Methodist Medical Group
  • Marnee Camp, Methodist Mansfield
  • Gloria Daki, Methodist Mansfield
  • Kellie Edwardsen, RN, Methodist Dallas
  • April Greenberg, RN, Methodist Mansfield
  • Linda Jackson, Methodist Richardson
  • Annie Jones, LVN, Methodist Charlton
  • Patricia LaRue, MD, Methodist Dallas
  • Jose Medina, Methodist Dallas
  • Samir Nangia, MD, Methodist Mansfield
  • Jerry Nichols, Methodist Richardson
  • Cleo Raymond, Methodist Charlton
  • Patricia Summey, Methodist Dallas
  • Ronald Tanaka, MD, Methodist Charlton
  • Michael Waits, Methodist Dallas
  • Kristen Williams, Methodist Mansfield

2016 Great 100 Nurses

  • Sharina Arceneaux, Methodist Dallas
  • Kiah Bennett, Methodist Charlton
  • Judy Cwikla, Methodist Dallas
  • Ashley Degroot, Methodist Dallas
  • Barbara Eaton, Methodist Charlton
  • Fran Laukaitis, Methodist Charlton
  • Rhonda McGaughey, Methodist Dallas
  • Michael Waits, Methodist Dallas

2016 DFW Hospital Council Foundation Nominees

  • Reuben Armstrong, PCT/EMT, Methodist Mansfield
  • Nonnie Breytspraak, Methodist Richardson
  • Emma Briggs, RN, Methodist Dallas
  • Ashley Davis, Methodist Foundation
  • Barbara Eaton, RN, Methodist Charlton
  • Aledra Eubanks, Methodist Dallas
  • Mary Ingram, Methodist Dallas
  • Aleasha Johns, RN, Methodist Mansfield
  • Betsy Klaer, Methodist Charlton
  • Patricia LaRue, MD, Methodist Dallas
  • Jane Paschal, Methodist Richardson
  • Cathy Peterson, RN, Methodist Dallas
  • Grant Stephens, Methodist Mansfield
  • Alan Taylor, MD, Methodist Mansfield
  • Jill Waggoner, MD, Methodist Charlton
  • Janice Womble, Methodist Mansfield

2015 D Magazine Excellence in Nursing Award Finalists

  • Purity Nyaga, Methodist Health System
  • Linda McGinty, Methodist Dallas
  • Natalie Clarke, Methodist Dallas
  • Ashley DeGroot, Methodist Dallas
  • Judith VonEhr, Methodist Dallas
  • Shirley Harvey, Methodist Mansfield
  • Karen Yates, Methodist Mansfield

2014 Nurse.com Nursing Excellence Award Winners

  • Lisa Murphy, MS, RN, director of education, Methodist Charlton, Education and Mentorship
  • Amanda Truelove, BSN, RN, RNC-OB, labor and delivery nurse manager, Methodist Mansfield, Clinical Nursing

2014 Nurse.com Nursing Excellence Award Finalists for South Region

  • Kalinda Longino, Methodist Mansfield
  • Lisa Murphy, Methodist Charlton
  • Amanda Truelove, Methodist Mansfield

2014 DFW Great 100 Nurses

  • Winifred Neal, RN, MSN, Methodist Dallas
  • Joben Rieth, RN, BS, MBA, Methodist Dallas
  • Lisa Roberts, RN, BSN, CCRN, NE-BC, Methodist Dallas
  • Pat Jackson, RN, MA, CIC, Methodist Dallas
  • Allison Vo, RN, BSN, OCN, Methodist Dallas
  • Amanda Peña, RN, BSN, CA-SANE, Methodist Dallas
  • Cindy Smith, RN, Methodist Mansfield
  • KaLinda Longino, RN, CAPA, Methodist Mansfield
  • Kathleen Landergan-Wallner, BSN, RNC-OB, Methodist Charlton

2014 D Magazine Excellence in Nursing Award Winners

  • Kim Green, Methodist Dallas
  • Lee Lee Lee, Methodist Dallas

2014 D Magazine Excellence in Nursing Award Finalists

  • Evelina Echols-Sutton, BSN, RN, Methodist Charlton
  • Consuela Mendoza, RN, Methodist Charlton
  • Althea Aubrey, RN, Methodist Dallas
  • Kim Green, RNC-OB, Methodist Dallas
  • Michelle Hendricks, BSN, RN, Methodist Dallas
  • Lee Lee, BSN, RN, Methodist Dallas
  • Tony Paterniti, PhD, RN, Methodist Dallas
  • Crystal Ramirez, RN, Methodist Dallas
  • Nancy Sweeney, BSN, RN, CHPN, Methodist Dallas
  • Stacey Jantzen, BSN, MSN, RN, Methodist Mansfield
  • Melissa Mitchel, RN, Methodist Mansfield
  • Kathy Ripley, BSN, MBA, RN, CGRN, Methodist Mansfield
  • Amanda Truelove, BSN,RNC-OB, Methodist Mansfield

2013 Nurse.com Nursing Excellence Finalists for South Region

  • Shelley Cook, Methodist Mansfield
  • Cherie James, Methodist Charlton
  • Ulondia Lee, Methodist Mansfield
  • Jane Reeves, Methodist Richardson
  • Jeanne Reeves, Methodist Mansfield
  • Kathy Ripley, Methodist Mansfield
  • Sharon D. Smith, Methodist Mansfield
  • Karen Yates, Methodist Mansfield

2013 DFW Hospital Council Foundation Awards

  • Vanita Currin, nurse extern, Methodist Mansfield and El Centro College student, Rex McRae Scholarship 
  • Mary Jo Walters, nursing clinical coordinator, Methodist Charlton, Special Recognition Award 
  • Sharon Smith, RN, Methodist Mansfield, Special Recognition Award 

2013 DFW Great 100 Nurses

  • Jason Brown, Methodist Mansfield
  • Pamala Gessling, Methodist Dallas
  • Tarah Grooms, Methodist Richardson
  • Ronda Higgins, Methodist Mansfield
  • Melissa Mitchell, Methodist Mansfield
  • Kathy Ripley, Methodist Mansfield
  • Grace Whitney Shield, Methodist Dallas
  • Andrea Stegal, Methodist Dallas
  • Janae Wesley, Methodist Mansfield

2013 Health Care Heroes  Fort Worth Business Press

  • Donna Crimmins-Bonnell, RN, Methodist Mansfield, director of quality
  • Karen Yates, RN, Methodist Mansfield, cardiac stroke coordinator

2013 D Magazine Excellence in Nursing Award Winners

  • Kathleen Andrews, Methodist Dallas
  • Pamala Gessling, Methodist Dallas
  • Ulondia Lee, Methodist Mansfield
  • Jeanne Reeves, Methodist Mansfield

2013 D Magazine Excellence in Nursing Award Nominees

  • Stacey Castellanos, Methodist Dallas
  • Winfred Neal, Methodist Dallas
  • Jennifer Tullis, Methodist Dallas
  • Allison Vo, Methodist Dallas
  • Shelley Cook, Methodist Mansfield
  • Hayley Hendon, Methodist Mansfield
  • Juanita Hernandez, Methodist Mansfield
  • Sharon Smith, Methodist Mansfield
  • Tim Taylor, Methodist Mansfield
  • Vicki Wiseman, Methodist Mansfield

2012 Nurse.com Nursing Excellence Finalists for South Region

  • Karen Yates, Methodist Mansfield
  • David Campbell, Methodist Richardson

2012 Daisy Award Winners

  • Tanya Davis, RN, Methodist Dallas
  • Del Bacani, RN, Methodist Charlton
  • Ronda Higgins, RN, Methodist Mansfield
  • Michelle Rivkin, RN, Methodist Richardson

2012 Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council Foundation Award Winners

  • Cindy Melis, Clinical Nursing Supervisor, Methodist Charlton, Special Recognition Award
  • Abi Finberg Provence, Staff Nurse ER, Methodist Dallas, Employee of the Year Award

2012 DFW Great 100 Nurses 

  • Kathleen Andrews, Methodist Dallas
  • Cynthia Carter, Methodist Mansfield
  • Shelley Cook, Methodist Mansfield
  • Donna Crimmins-Bonnell, Methodist Mansfield
  • Abi Mikkel Finberg, Methodist Dallas
  • Christopher Fowler, Methodist Dallas
  • Missy Garrison, Methodist Mansfield
  • Kimberly Green, Methodist Dallas
  • Cherie James, Methodist Charlton
  • Teresa Jones, Methodist Mansfield
  • Jay Lavers, Methodist Mansfield
  • Paula McMahan, Methodist Mansfield
  • Tim Taylor, Methodist Mansfield

2012 D Magazine Excellence in Nursing Award Winners

  • Cherie James, RN, BSN, ONC, Methodist Charlton
  • Tonya Pena, RN-BC, Methodist Mansfield

2012 D Magazine Excellence in Nursing Award Finalists

  • Cardiology: Stacey Jantzen, RN, BSN, Methodist Mansfield
  • Intensive Care: Tim Taylor, RN, BSN, Methodist Mansfield
  • Internal Medicine: Ulondia Lee, RN, MSN, Methodist Mansfield
  • Leadership: Jeanne Reeves, BSN, MS, RN, Methodist Mansfield
  • Neonatal: Amanda Truelove, RNC-OB, BSN, Methodist Mansfield
  • Neurosciences: Teresa Jones, RN, Methodist Mansfield
  • Nursing Administration: Christopher Fowler, PhD, MBA, RN, Methodist Dallas; Karla Ramberger, RN, BSN, Methodist Dallas; and Irene Strejc, RN, BSN, MPH, Methodist Richardson
  • Orthopedics: Melissa Garrison, RN-ONC, BSN, Methodist Mansfield
  • Psychiatry: David Andrews, RN, BSN, Methodist Mansfield
  • Women's Health: Vicki Wiseman, RNC-OB, BSN, MBA, Methodist Mansfield, and Lynda Darlene Howl, RNC, WHCNP-BC, NCC, Methodist Dallas Golden Cross Academic Clinic

2011 South Central Region Nurse.com Nursing Excellence Award for Mentoring

  • Tonya Pena, Methodist Mansfield

2011 DFW Great 100 Nurses

  • Althea Aubrey, Methodist Dallas
  • Jennifer Crum, Methodist Mansfield
  • Tracie Lynette Cummins, Methodist Mansfield
  • Camri Dishman, Methodist Mansfield
  • Carol Ann Hague, Methodist Mansfield
  • Katie Mosteller, Methodist Mansfield
  • Tonya Pena, Methodist Mansfield
  • Lisa Powell, Methodist Charlton
  • Cristina Saldivar, Methodist Mansfield
  • Vicki Wiseman, Methodist Mansfield

2011 South Central Region Nurse.com Nursing Excellence Awards Finalists

  • Jeanne Reeves, CNO, Methodist Mansfield
  • Karla Ramberger, emergency department director, Methodist Mansfield
  • Cynthia Carter, education director, Methodist Mansfield
  • Shelley Cook, OR director, Methodist Mansfield
  • Tim Taylor, ICU manager, Methodist Mansfield
  • Tonya Pena, Methodist Mansfield

2010 South Central Region NurseWeek Nursing Excellence Award for Community Service

  • Stacey Jantzen, RN, Methodist Mansfield 

2010 South Central Region NurseWeek Nursing Excellence Awards Finalists

  • Karla Ramberger, RN, emergency department director, Methodist Mansfield 
  • Cynthia Carter, RN, director of education, Methodist Mansfield 
  • Erin Trowbridge, RN, Methodist Mansfield 
  • Stacey Jantzen, RN, Methodist Mansfield 

2010 DFW Hospital Council — Special Recognition Award

  • Stacey Jantzen, RN, senior cardiac catheterization laboratory nurse and PICC line interventional radiology nurse, Methodist Mansfield 

2010 DFW Great 100 Nurses — Texas Nurses Association, Districts 3 and 4

  • Jeanne Reeves, RN, BSN, MS, chief nursing officer, Methodist Mansfield 
  • David Andrews, RN, Methodist Mansfield 
  • Dana Ermis, RN, Methodist Mansfield 
  • Stacey Jantzen, RN, Methodist Mansfield 
  • Lee Lee, RN, Methodist Dallas 
  • David Lyons, RN, Methodist Mansfield 

2010 Health Care Heroes — Fort Worth Business Press

  • Jeanne Reeves, RN, BSN, MS, chief nursing officer, Methodist Mansfield 
  • Bernnie Kennedy, RN, director of cardiology, Methodist Mansfield 

2009 DFW Great 100 Nurses — Texas Nurses Association, Districts 3 and 4

  • Del Bacani, Methodist Charlton 
  • Marco Bartoloni, Methodist Mansfield 
  • Tom Hall, Methodist Dallas 
  • Jessica Markwardt, Methodist Mansfield 
  • Hattie Washington, Methodist Dallas 
  • Susan Watkins, Methodist Charlton 
  • Christina Zevallos, Methodist Dallas 

2009 Health Care Heroes — Dallas Business Journal

  • Jeanne Reeves, RN, BSN, MS, chief nursing officer, Methodist Mansfield 
  • Marco Bartoloni, RN, Methodist Mansfield 

2009 South Central Region NurseWeek Nursing Excellence Awards — Finalists

  • Jeanne Reeves, RN, BSN, MS, chief nursing officer, Methodist Mansfield 
  • Bernnie Kennedy, RN, director of cardiology, Methodist Mansfield 
  • Kristi Griffith, RN, BSN, CHPN, manager of palliative care, Methodist Charlton 

2009 DFW Hospital Council Foundation Awards

  • Marco Bartoloni, RN, Methodist Mansfield 

2008 DFW Hospital Council Foundation Awards

  • Delfina McLemore, RN, Methodist Charlton 
  • Paula McMahan, RN, Methodist Mansfield 
  • Christina Zevallos, RN, Methodist Dallas 
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