Hospital Hero Winners

Congratulations to all our Hospital Heroes!

 

2018 Hospital Heroes

 

Hospital Heroes

Minna Hong, Supervisor of the Spinal Cord Injury Peer Support Program - Shepherd Center

Kyle Porter, Patient Relations Representative - Northside Hospital Cherokee

Dale Sayler, RN, Care Coordinator - The Medical Center, Navicent Health

Gina Solomon, BSN, RN, CCRN, TCRN, Trauma Program Manager - Gwinnett Medical Center

Karen Veccie, RN - Piedmont Fayette Hospital

 

Physician Heroes

Buddy Langston, MD, Retired Pediatrician and Trustee, Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville

Randy W. Cooper, MD, General Surgeon and Medical Director of Breast Health Services - University Hospital

 

Lifetime Achievement Winner

Franklin Smith, Director of Environmental Services - Bacon County Hospital and Health System


2017 Hospital Heroes

 

Hospital Heroes
Sheryl Adams, RN - Registered Nurse - The Medical Center, Navicent Health

Ann Boriskie - Director, Brain Injury Peer Visitor Association - Shepherd Center

DeAnn Flanders, RN, CIC - Director of Quality Management - Bacon County Hospital and Health System

Rev. Dr. William 'Jeff' Flowers - Director of Pastoral Care - Augusta University Health

Leslie Fordham, DVM - Member, Board of Directors - St. Mary's Sacred Heart Hospital

Michelle Hollaway, RN, BSN, CCRN - Critical Care Nurse - Southeast Georgia Health System

Gary Rice - Emergency Preparedness Coordinator - Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital

Lisa Robinson, RN, MSN - Nurse Educator - Tanner Health System

 

Physician Hero
Randolph R. Smith, M.D. - Plastic Surgeon, Board Chairman Emeritus - University Health Care System

 

Lifetime Achievement Winner
Douglas C. Morris, M.D. - Professor of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine - Emory Healthcare


2016 Hospital Heroes


Hospital Heroes
Della Dean, RN, Staff Nurse - Piedmont Newnan Hospital

Mike Fordham, Director of Support Services - Dodge County Hospital

Leah Henderson, RNC-OB, Labor and Delivery Staff Nurse - Piedmont Atlanta Hospital

William James, Volunteer - Redmond Regional Medical Center

Jennifer Phillips, Medical Social Worker - Rockdale Medical Center

Milton 'Butch' Rathbun>, Quality Management Director - Dorminy Medical Center

Alex Shivers, LMSW, LMSW, Social Worker - Colquitt Regional Medical Center

Robert (Bob) E. Wilson, Board Member, Quality Committee Chairman - DeKalb Medical

 

Physician Heroes
Avril Beckford, M.D., Chief of Pediatrics - WellStar Health System

Mac Bowman, M.D., Cardiology, Internal Medicine - University Health Care System

 

Lifetime Achievement Winner
H. Kenneth Walker, M.D., Deputy Chief of Internal Medicine - Grady Memorial Hospital


2015 Hospital Heroes

Hospital Heroes

Pam Ackerman, Volunteer - Hamilton Medical Center

Joanna Berry, RN, BSN, Emergency Department Nurse - Piedmont Newnan Hospital

Randi Bos, RN, Clinical Nurse - Navicent Health

Rev. Wright Culpepper, Director of Pastoral Care - Southeast Georgia Health System

Emory 'Team Ebola,' - Emory University Hospital

Edward Ferguson, Clinical Informaticist - Atlanta Medical Center

Diana Sowell, Director of Education - Meadows Regional Medical Center

Gail Stroud, RN, BSN, Nurse - Gwinnett Medical Center

Linda Womack, Former Director of State and Government Affairs - Emory University

 

Physician Hero

William Cooper, M.D., Medical Director of Cardiovascular Surgery - WellStar Health System

 

Lifetime Achievement Winner

Lowell Clark, M.D., Pediatric Intensivist - Navicent Health


2014 Hospital Heroes

 

Hospital Heroes

Jay Bailey, Director of Fairview Fitness Center - Fairview Park Hospital

Eric Bothwell, Mended Hearts Volunteer - WellStar Kennestone Hospital

Ginger Butera, Employee Wellness and Health Nurse - Southern Regional Medical Center

Karen Castle, DNP, FNP-BC, MSN, RN, Nurse Practitioner - WellStar Douglas Hospital

Rebecca Cogburn, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Director, Children's Hospital - Navicent Health

Marty Jones, RN - Archbold Medical Center

Rose McKeever, LPN, Nurse Clinician - DeKalb Medical Center
Courtney Taylor, Emergency Medical Services Director - Gordon Hospital

 

Physician Heroes

Susan Epley, M.D., OB/GYN - St. Francis Hospital

H. McCord Smith, M.D., Neurohospitalist - St. Mary's Health Care System

 

Lifetime Achievement Winner

San Short, RN, Diabetes Educator - Upson Regional Medical Center


The Hospital Heroes Program was launched in 2005. For names of other past winners, please contact Erin Stewart.