NMH Nursing Awards and Recognition
Northwestern Memorial Hospital Nursing Awards, Publications and Presentations
- NMH DAISY Award Winners
Ashley Polito, BSN, RN, CEN
Rebecca Bernardi, BSN, RN
Michelle Galos, BSN, RN, CCRN
Rosa Katz, BSN, RN
Samantha Kang, MSN, RN, CMSRN
Kelli Snider, BSN, RN, CBC
Adam J. Mackay, BSN, RN
Danielle Verdirame, BSN, RN, CBC
Darren Will, BSN, RN, CCRN
Grizelda Gooseman, BSN, RN
- Illinois Nurses Foundation 40 Under 40 Emerging Nurse Leader in Illinois Award
Amanda L. Roman, MSN, APRN, WHNP-BC
Sarah A. Richmond, BSN, RN, CMSRN
Trevor Barnum, BSN, RN, CCRN
Megan Malladi, MSN, RN, CMSRN
Andrew Bresnahan, MSN, RN, NE-BC
Arthur Zacharjasz, MSN, RN
Katie Gonzalez, MSN, RN-BC
Jodi Cunningham, BSN, RN, OCN
- Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing
Gwen McNatt, APRN, PhD, CNN, FNP-BC, FAAN
- The Power of Nursing Leadership Pinnacle Nurse Leader
Lisa Williams, MS, APRN-CNS, AACRN
Sarah Cascino, DNP, MBA, RN
- American Organization of Nurse Executives Nurse Manager Fellow
Sarah Buenaventura, MSN, RN, NE-BC
- American Organization of Nurse Executives Nurse Director Fellow
Jillian Bergner, MS, RN, NE-BC
- NMH Excellence in Nursing Practice Award
Sabrina Robak, BSN, RN-BC
Rebecca Stephan, BSN, RN-BC
Samantha Tropeano, BSN, RNC-NIC
Alexandria Palm, BSN, RN, CEN
Erica Grant, BSN, RN, CCRN
Jennifer Plecki, BSN, RN, CCRN
Paula Failla, BSN, MJP, RN, CMSRN
Aileen Romero, BSN, RN, CNRN
Polly Downey, BSN, RN, OCN
Emily Chumura, MSN, RN-C
Susan Jablonski, BSN, RN, CMSRN
- NM Central Region APRN Excellence Award
Mary‐Anne Meyer, MS, APRN-CNP, FNP
Renee Hansen, MSN, APRN-CNP
- Chicago Chapter National Black Nurses Association, National Black Nurses Day Celebration Award
Marie Carmel Medard, BSN, RN, CMSRN
- Biden Cancer Initiative FIERCE Award for Survivorship
Karen Kinahan, DNP, APN, FNP-BC
- The DAISY Faculty Award
Angela B. Maeder, PhD, RNC-OB
- Podjasek, K. (2019). The Continuing Saga of Nurse Staffing. JONA: The Journal of Nursing Administration. 49(4), 221-227.
- Karp, J. (2019). Single-Session inferior vena cava filter removal, recanalization, and endovenous reconstruction for chronic iliocaval thrombosis. Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders, 7(2),176-183.
- Gobel, B.H. (2018). Tumor Lysis Syndrome. In M. Kaplan (Ed.), Understanding and Managing Oncologic Emergencies: A Resource for Nurses (3rd ed., pp. 615-645). Pittsburgh, PA: Oncology Nursing Society.
- Gobel, B.H. (2018). A Clinical Practice Perspective on Publishing in Oncology Nursing. Seminars in Oncology Nursing, 34(4), 386-392.
- Yarbro, C.H., Wujcik, D., Gobel, B.H. (2018). Oncology Nursing Review (6th ed.). Burlington, MA.
- Feinsmith, S. & Pitts, M. (2018). Outcomes of a Simplified Ultrasound-Guided Intravenous Training Course for Emergency Nurses. Journal of Journal of Emergency Nursing.
- “It's A Match! An Electronic Approach to Mentorship.” Minneapolis, MN. June 2019. AAMC Integrating Quality Conference.
Isabella Tse, MHA, BSN, NEA-BC, RN-BC and Katie Gonzalez, MSN, RN, RN-BC
- “The More We Talk the Less it Hurts: Improving Pain Management Scores in the General Surgery and Neurology / Orthopedic Service Lines.” June 2019. Association of American Medical Colleges Integrating Quality Conference.
Katie Gonzalez, MSN, RN-BC
- “Communication of Surgical Delays.” Nashville, Tennessee. April 2019. Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) Global Surgical Conference & Expo.
Rowena Martinez, BSN, RN, CNOR and Renee Ziomek, BSN, RN, CNOR
- “A Hospital-Wide Ultrasound-Guided IV Training Program: A Contribution from the ED.” Lisle, Illinois. April 2019. Illinois Emergency Nurses Association 45th Annual Spring Symposium.
Sarah Feinsmith BSN, RN, CEN
- “Breaking Down Barriers to Medication Scanning.” Cleveland, OH. April 2019. 15th Annual Clinical Research Conference.
Katie Gonzalez, MSN, RN, RN-BC and Afenya Montgomery, MBA, MSN, RN
- “The Impact of Nurse Training on Port-a-Cath Related Central Line-Associated Blood Stream Infections.” Anaheim, CA. April 2019. The Oncology Nursing Society's 44th Annual Congress.
Danielle Ready, MSN, RN, CNL, OCN
- “A Novice’s Guide to Publishing Your Work.” Chicago, Illinois. March 2019. 11th Annual Brinson Foundation Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice Symposium.
Sarah Feinsmith, BSN, RN, CEN
- “Cultural Concepts; Conduct Disorder, ADHD, Mood Disorders.” March 2019. Coolidge Middle School Spring Conference.
Evelyn Perkins, MS, RN, PMH-BC, NE-BC
- “Axillary Intra-aortic Balloon Pump Management.” Chicago, Illinois. October 2018. Northwestern Memorial Hospital Improvement Day.
Claudia Medrano, BSN RN CCRN
- “Going Green in the OR.” Chicago, Illinois. October 2018. Northwestern Memorial Hospital Improvement Day.
Elizabeth Cumpian, BSN, RN, CPAN, CAPA; Lina Cruz-Ripple, BSN, RN, CPAN; Connie Gonzalez-Jimenez, BSN, RN, CNOR and Bertha (Patty) Torres, BSN, RN, CNOR
- “Happiness: The Highest Form of Health.” Orlando, FL. October 2018. ANCC National Magnet Conference.
Krystal Hanrahan MS, MSPH, RN, CMSRN and Katie Gonzalez, MSN, RN, RN-BC
- “Improv for Improving Classroom Teaching.” Chicago, Illinois. September 2018. National League for Nursing Education Summit.
Emily Chin PhD, RNC, CNE