Nurse Excellence Awards

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital presents Nurse Excellence Awards to individuals and groups whose contributions reflect our ongoing commitment to upholding the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s standards for the Magnet Recognition Program. Members of the Nurse Excellence Awards Review Panel include staff nurses from our Magnet Ambassador Council, advanced practice providers, and nurse leaders from the Nurse Executive Council.

2022 Nurse Excellence Awards Recipients

Transformational Leadership

Sabriye Bright, MSN, RN, CCRN
2 Core

Structural Empowerment

ECMO Committee
CVICU

Exemplary Professional Practice

Mary Daly, BSN, RN, CCRN
CVICU

New Knowledge, Innovations, and Improvements

Gregoria Hernandez, BSN, RN, CCRN
2 Core

Magnet Nurse of the Year

Lindsay Horvath, DNP, AGACNP
Critical Care Float Pool

Virginia H. Joseph Award (Community Service)

Christina DiFabrizio, BSN, RN
Emergency Department

Friend of Nursing

Stephanie Crane, LCSW
Emergency Department

Advanced Practice Provider

Casey Panebianco, DNP, APN
Cardiac Surgery Advanced Practice Providers

Nursing Technician/Technologist

Chantal Maxelix
PACU

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