The March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Awards took place on Friday September 19, 2014 at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center. More than 400 healthcare professionals attended the formal gala which honored outstanding nurses from all around the Upstate New York region (Rochester, Buffalo, Syracuse, Albany and surrounding communities) The Monroe Community College’s Nursing Department proudly notes that twenty-seven of the award nominees and three of the eighteen award recipients are alumni of our program. Deborah Stamps, EdD, MS, RN, GVP, NE, BC (’97), as the March of Dimes Finger Lakes Division Board Chair, welcomed the sold out crowd to the event, which raised over $75,000 to support the mission of the March of Dimes.
Our alumni award recipients:
Kristen Dumbauld, Newark Wayne hospital, Behavioral Health category
Nancy Miltsch, RGH, Women's Health category
Cheryl Brooks, URMC Wilmot Cancer Center, Student Nurse
Our alumni nominees:
Nancy J Palmerini