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2020 Excellence in Nursing Awards

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020
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Hudson Valley Magazine has proudly been honoring nurses for more than a decade. Never have
nurses been more essential and appreciated than now in their unexpected new roles on the front line.
Join us in congratulating our 2020 Excellence in Nursing honorees.

For any questions or concerns, please email pr@hvmag.com.

Since 1972, Hudson Valley Magazine has been the authority on the people, places and activities that define the beautiful and ever-evolving Hudson Valley region. A division of Today Media, Hudson Valley also publishes Westchester/Hudson Valley Weddings, Focus on Albany, and the Casino Guide; features a vibrant website, hvmag.com; produces a weekly e-newsletter called Hudson Valley Today; and hosts several signature events, including the Best of Hudson Valley® Party, Burger & Beer Bash, and the Women in Business Awards.

Hudson Valley Magazine is an award-winning monthly regional publication whose mission is to produce a high quality magazine that informs, entertains, and investigates life in the vibrant community it serves.

Hudson Valley Magazine has proudly been honoring nurses for more than a decade. Never have nurses been more essential and appreciated than now in their unexpected new roles on the front line.

 

Join us in Congratulating our 2020 Excellence in Nursing honorees.

Our Top 20 Nurses

Matthew Agazzi-Cowton, RN, LPN

Montefiore St. Luke’s Cornwall

Vana Cabibbo, BSN, RN, OCN, ONS-ONCC

WESTMED Medical Group

H. Janelle Carr, DNP

Montefiore St. Luke’s Cornwall

Debbie Chakansky, RN

New York- Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital

Patrica Churna, BSN, RN

MidHudson Regional Hospital

Kim Connelly, RN, BSN, MSN

St. Anthony Community Hospital

Donna Engle, RN, BSN, CHPN

Hudson Valley Hospice

Nancy Fox, MS, RN, NPD-BC, NEA-BC, CNML

Phelps Hospital Northwell Health

Kim Jablonski, MSN, CMRSN

Orange Regional Medical Center

Eileen Karle, LPN, CHLPN, BS

Hudson Valley Hospice

Roberta Keogan, RN, RNC-OB

CareMount Medical

Lori Lang, BSN, RN, OCN

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Paula Nigri, LPN

CareMount Medical

Tafford Oltz, RN, TCRN, CFRN, CCRN

MidHudson Regional Hospital

Stephanie Paruolo, MSN, RN

Montefiore St. Luke’s Cornwall

Andres Salcedo, RN, BSN

White Plains Hospital

Karen Schaffer, RN-BC

Good Samaritan Hospital

Susan Siew, RN

WMC Health Alliance

Marissa Tamburi, RN, MSN, MED

Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at WMC

Kayla Valentine, RN

WMC HealthAlliance: Broadway Campus

Class of 2020 Nominees

Sunshine Abel, LPN

WESTMED Medical Group

 

 

Miriam Arroon BSN, MSN

The Lutheran Care Center

 

 

Matthew Agazzi-Cowton, RN, LPN

Montefiore St. Luke’s Cornwall

 

 

Courtney Brenner, LPN

The Thompson House (Nuvance Health)

 

 

Ashonte Brown, LPN

Golden Hill Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

 

 

Sharol Burney, BSN, RN

Westchester Medical Center

 

 

Rebecca Butler, LPN

Hudson Valley Hospice

 

 

Vana Cabibbo, BSN, RN, OCN, ONS-ONCC

WESTMED Medical Group

 

 

Eileen Capulli, LPN

Premier Medical Group of The Hudson Valley

 

 

H. Janelle Carr, DNP

Montefiore St. Luke’s Cornwall

 

 

Evelyn Caska, BSN, RN, AHNCC

The Center for Discovery

 

 

Debbie Chakansky, RN

New York- Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital

 

 

Renoka Chandra, LPN

WESTMED Medical Group

Patrica Churna, BSN, RN

MidHudson Regional Hospital

 

 

Annie Collabatista, BSN, RNC-MNN

White Plains Hospital

 

 

Jeannette Colon, BSN, RN

Westchester Medical Center

 

 

Weny Comier, LPN

Middletown Medical PC

 

 

Kim Connelly, RN, BSN, MSN

St. Anthony Community Hospital

 

 

Aimee Croce, BSN, RN

Montefiore St. Luke’s Cornwall

 

 

Katie Dingersen, BSN, RN-BC

White Plains Hospital

 

 

Zephyr Dresser-Peck, RN

WMC HealthAlliance: Broadway Campus

 

 

Kathleen Dwy, BSN, MPH, RN

Westchester Medical Center

 

 

Stacey Edwards, LPN

CareMount Medical

 

 

Donna Engle, RN, BSN, CHPN

Hudson Valley Hospice

 

 

Merritt Featherston, RN, ACLS, BLS

Vassar Brothers Medical Center (Nuvance Health)

 

 

Diana Fernandez, RN

Montefiore St. Luke’s Cornwall

 

 

Aviva Fisher, BSN, MS, CADC, RN-BCLPN

NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester Behavioral Health Center

Michele Flores, LPN

Golden Hill Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

 

 

Nancy Fox, MS, RN, NPD-BC, NEA-BC, CNML

Phelps Hospital Northwell Health

 

 

Shirley Gill, RN, BA

The Pines at Poughkeepsie Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation

 

 

Amanda Graner, RN

Mid Hudson Regional Hospital

 

 

Nora Higgins, BSN, CMSRN

Orange Regional Medical Center

 

 

Frances Hogan, RN, AS

The Brookmeade Community

 

 

Kim Jablonski, MSN, CMRSN

Orange Regional Medical Center

 

 

Kathleen (Kathy) Johnson, RN, CHPN

Hudson Valley Hospice

 

 

Eileen Karle, LPN, CHLPN, BS

Hudson Valley Hospice

 

 

Roberta Keogan, RN, RNC-OB

CareMount Medical

 

 

Lori Lang, BSN, RN, OCN

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

 

 

Patty LaRose, RN, BSN, CHPN

Hudson Valley Hospice

 

 

Cynthia Marsilio, RN, MSN, APN

Bon Secours Community Hospital

 

 

Danille Mayo-Fucile, BSN, RN

NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital

Kathleen McKenzie, BSN, RN

Putnam Hospital Center (Nuvance Health)

 

 

Maria Menjivar, ASN

The Surgery Center at Orthopedic Associates

 

 

Gretchen Montazella, RN, BSN

Putnam Hospital Center (Nuvance Health)

 

 

Carrie Mosley, BSN

Woodland Pond

 

 

Alyssa Mouro, BSN

NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital

 

 

Emily Muzyka, RN, BSN, RN-BC

NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital

 

 

Innoh Ngbodi, BSN, RN-BC

Vassar Brothers Medical Center (Nuvance Health)

 

 

Ivelyn Nichols,BSN, RN

Westchester Medical Center

 

 

Paula Nigri, LPN

CareMount Medical

 

 

Tafford Oltz, RN, TCRN, CFRN, CCRN

MidHudson Regional Hospital

 

 

Megan Osofsky, RN, BSN,CHPN

Hudson Valley Hospice

 

 

Anna Panek, BSN, RN, CLC

Westchester Medical Center

 

 

Stephanie Paruolo, MSN, RN

Montefiore St. Luke’s Cornwall

 

 

Barbara Reynolds, MSN, MA, RN-BC

NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital

Isabella Robisheaux, RN, ASN

CareMount Medical

 

 

Jennifer Ross, BSN, RN

Vassar Brothers Medical Center (Nuvance Health)

 

 

Gigi Roy, BSN, MPH, RN

Westchester Medical Center

 

 

Jennifer Rubeo, RN

Premier Medical Group of The Hudson Valley

 

 

Sarah Ruggiero, BSN, CRNI, VA-BC

Orange Regional Medical Center

 

 

Jamie Rusek, RN, BSN, CHPN

Hudson Valley Hospice

 

 

Andres Salcedo, RN, BSN

White Plains Hospital

 

 

Catherine Sanabria, BSN

White Plains Hospital

 

 

Jackie Savino, RN

Hudson Valley Hospice

 

 

Dana Sceppaquercia, BSN, RN

White Plains Hospital

 

 

Karen Schaffer, RN-BC

Good Samaritan Hospital

 

 

Althea Scott Bonaparte, BSN

NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital

 

 

Susan Siew, RN

WMC Health Alliance

Margaret Speedling, RN

Montefiore St. Luke’s Cornwall

 

 

Marissa Tamburi, RN, MSN, MED

Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at WMC

 

 

Georgette Taylor, BSN

NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital

 

 

Sarah Thompson, AASN, RN

Cornerstone Family Healthcare

 

 

Michelle Tierney, RN

Putnam Hospital Center (Nuvance Health)

 

 

Kristine Turcy-Cahill, BSN, RN

Northern Dutchess Hospital (Nuvance Health)

 

 

Kayla Valentine, RN

WMC HealthAlliance: Broadway Campus

 

 

Margaret Walotsky, RN

NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital

 

 

Kim Walsh, RN

CareMount Medical

 

 

Donna Warfloor, ASNC, RN

Westchester Medical Center

 

 

Dorota Wasila, RN, LPN, AND

CareMount Medical

 

 

Vanessa Weber, LPN

Premier Medical Group of The Hudson Valley

 

 

Sophie Williams, RN, BSN

The Thompson House (Nuvance Health)

Join Hudson Valley Magazine and healthcare professionals from across the region in celebrating the area’s top nurses at the 2020 Excellence in Nursing Awards. The evening includes a cocktail reception, sit-down dinner, and live band. The May 2020 issue of Hudson Valley Magazine will list all of this year’s nominated nurses along with a special write-up on our top 20 nurses, based on specific criteria and judged by the magazine’s editors and medical professionals.

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