Nursing Honors and Awards

Honors, Awards, and Achievements Earned by Methodist Health System Nurses

It's impossible to overestimate the value of skilled, compassionate nursing care.

View some of the recent honors and awards earned by Methodist nurses — for providing compassionate care giving, being role models, displaying leadership qualities, offering service to the community, and other significant contributions to healthcare.

  • 2018 D Magazine Excellence in Nursing Award Finalists
    • Kay Armstrong, Methodist Charlton
    • Kailey Blansit, Methodist Charlton
    • Vicki Hallum, Methodist Charlton
    • David Molengraaf, Methodist Charlton
    • Mercedes Lawson, Methodist Dallas
    • Sandra Nasr, Methodist Dallas
    • Anne Fjordholm, Methodist Dallas
    • Amy Brown, Methodist Mansfield
    • Nora Frasier, Methodist Mansfield
    • April Greenberg, Methodist Mansfield
    • Cheryl Hammer, Methodist Mansfield
    • Michael Hernandez, Methodist Mansfield
    • Aleasha Johns, Methodist Mansfield
    • Karrie Klein, Methodist Mansfield
    • Lacye Lemke, Methodist Mansfield
    • Laura Sweatt, Methodist Mansfield
    • Ethel Tate, Methodist Mansfield
    • Doris Giles, Methodist Health System
  • 2018 Great 100 Nurses
    • Stacey Sheffield, Methodist Dallas
    • April Greenberg, Methodist Mansfield
    • Nora Frasier, Methodist Mansfield
  • 2017 Great 100 Nurses
    • Anne Fjordholm, Methodist Dallas
    • Ashley King, Methodist Dallas
    • Julie Sadler, Methodist Dallas
    • Ary Lisa Bennett, Methodist Charlton
    • Ethel Tate, Methodist Mansfield
  • 2017 DFW Hospital Council Nominees
    • Rebecca Byrd, Methodist Medical Group
    • Marnee Camp, Methodist Mansfield
    • Gloria Daki, Methodist Mansfield
    • Kellie Edwardsen, RN, Methodist Dallas
    • April Greenberg, RN, Methodist Mansfield
    • Linda Jackson, Methodist Richardson
    • Annie Jones, LVN, Methodist Charlton
    • Patricia LaRue, MD, Methodist Dallas
    • Jose Medina, Methodist Dallas
    • Samir Nangia, MD, Methodist Mansfield
    • Jerry Nichols, Methodist Richardson
    • Cleo Raymond, Methodist Charlton
    • Patricia Summey, Methodist Dallas
    • Ronald Tanaka, MD, Methodist Charlton
    • Michael Waits, Methodist Dallas
    • Kristen Williams, Methodist Mansfield
  • 2016 Great 100 Nurses
    • Sharina Arceneaux, Methodist Dallas
    • Kiah Bennett, Methodist Charlton
    • Judy Cwikla, Methodist Dallas
    • Ashley Degroot, Methodist Dallas
    • Barbara Eaton, Methodist Charlton
    • Fran Laukaitis, Methodist Charlton
    • Rhonda McGaughey, Methodist Dallas
    • Michael Waits, Methodist Dallas
  • 2016 DFW Hospital Council Nominees
    • Reuben Armstrong, PCT/EMT, Methodist Mansfield
    • Nonnie Breytspraak, Methodist Richardson
    • Emma Briggs, RN, Methodist Dallas
    • Ashley Davis, Methodist Foundation
    • Barbara Eaton, RN, Methodist Charlton
    • Aledra Eubanks, Methodist Dallas
    • Mary Ingram, Methodist Dallas
    • Aleasha Johns, RN, Methodist Mansfield
    • Betsy Klaer, Methodist Charlton
    • Patricia LaRue, MD, Methodist Dallas
    • Jane Paschal, Methodist Richardson
    • Cathy Peterson, RN, Methodist Dallas
    • Grant Stephens, Methodist Mansfield
    • Alan Taylor, MD, Methodist Mansfield
    • Jill Waggoner, MD, Methodist Charlton
    • Janice Womble, Methodist Mansfield
  • 2015 D Magazine Excellence in Nursing Award Finalists
    • Purity Nyaga – Methodist Health System
    • Linda McGinty – Methodist Dallas
    • Natalie Clarke – Methodist Dallas
    • Ashley DeGroot – Methodist Dallas
    • Judith VonEhr – Methodist Dallas
    • Shirley Harvey – Methodist Mansfield
    • Karen Yates – Methodist Manfield
  • 2014 Nurse.com Nursing Excellence Award Winners
    • Lisa Murphy, MS, RN, director of education at Methodist Charlton – Education and Mentorship
    • Amanda Truelove, BSN, RN, RNC-OB, labor and delivery nurse manager at Methodist Mansfield – Clinical Nursing
  • 2014 Nurse.com Nursing Excellence Award Finalists for South Region
    • Kalinda Longino – Methodist Mansfield
    • Lisa Murphy – Methodist Charlton
    • Amanda Truelove – Methodist Mansfield
  • 2014 DFW Great 100 Nurses
    • Winifred Neal, RN, MSN Methodist Dallas
    • Joben Rieth, RN, BS, MBA Methodist Dallas
    • Lisa Roberts, RN, BSN, CCRN, NE-BC Methodist Dallas
    • Pat Jackson, RN, MA, CIC Methodist Dallas
    • Allison Vo, RN, BSN, OCN Methodist Dallas
    • Amanda Peña, RN, BSN, CA-SANE Methodist Dallas
    • Cindy Smith, RN – Methodist Mansfield
    • KaLinda Longino, RN, CAPA – Methodist Mansfield
    • Kathleen Landergan-Wallner, BSN, RNC-OB – Methodist Charlton
  • 2014 D Magazine Excellence in Nursing Award Winners
    • Kim Green – Methodist Dallas
    • Lee Lee Lee – Methodist Dallas
  • 2014 D Magazine Excellence in Nursing Award Finalists
    • Evelina Echols-Sutton, BSN, RN – Methodist Charlton
    • Consuela Mendoza, RN – Methodist Charlton
    • Althea Aubrey, RN – Methodist Dallas
    • Kim Green, RNC-OB – Methodist Dallas
    • Michelle Hendricks, BSN, RN – Methodist Dallas
    • Lee Lee, BSN, RN – Methodist Dallas
    • Tony Paterniti, Ph.D. RN – Methodist Dallas
    • Crystal Ramirez, RN – Methodist Dallas
    • Nancy Sweeney, BSN, RN, CHPN – Methodist Dallas
    • Stacey Jantzen, BSN, MSN, RN – Methodist Mansfield
    • Melissa Mitchel, RN – Methodist Mansfield
    • Kathy Ripley, BSN, MBA, RN, CGRN – Methodist Mansfield
    • Amanda Truelove, BSN,RNC-OB – Methodist Mansfield
  • 2013 Nurse.com Nursing Excellence Finalists for South Region
    • Shelley Cook – Methodist Mansfield
    • Cherie James – Methodist Charlton
    • Ulondia Lee – Methodist Mansfield
    • Jane Reeves – Methodist Richardson
    • Jeanne Reeves – Methodist Mansfield
    • Kathy Ripley – Methodist Mansfield
    • Sharon D. Smith – Methodist Mansfield
    • Karen Yates – Methodist Mansfield
  • 2013 DFW Hospital Council Awards
    • Rex McRae Scholarship – Vanita Currin, nurse extern, Methodist Mansfield and El Centro College student
    • Special Recognition Award – Mary Jo Walters, nursing clinical coordinator, Methodist Charlton
    • Special Recognition Award – Sharon Smith, RN, Methodist Mansfield
  • 2013 DFW Great 100 Nurses
    • Jason Brown – Methodist Mansfield
    • Pamala Gessling – Methodist Dallas
    • Tarah Grooms – Methodist Richardson
    • Ronda Higgins – Methodist Mansfield
    • Melissa Mitchell – Methodist Mansfield
    • Kathy Ripley – Methodist Mansfield
    • Grace Whitney Shield – Methodist Dallas
    • Andrea Stegall – Methodist Dallas
    • Janae Wesley – Methodist Mansfield
  • 2013 Health Care HeroesFort Worth Business Press
    • Donna Crimmins-Bonnell, RN – Methodist Mansfield, director of quality
    • Karen Yates, RN – Methodist Mansfield, cardiac stroke coordinator
  • 2013 D Magazine Excellence in Nursing Award Winners
    • Kathleen Andrews – Methodist Dallas
    • Pamala Gessling – Methodist Dallas
    • Ulondia Lee – Methodist Mansfield
    • Jeanne Reeves – Methodist Mansfield
  • 2013 D Magazine Excellence in Nursing Award Nominees
    • Stacey Castellanos – Methodist Dallas
    • Winfred Neal – Methodist Dallas
    • Jennifer Tullis – Methodist Dallas
    • Allison Vo – Methodist Dallas
    • Shelley Cook – Methodist Mansfield
    • Hayley Hendon – Methodist Mansfield
    • Juanita Hernandez – Methodist Mansfield
    • Sharon Smith – Methodist Mansfield
    • Tim Taylor – Methodist Mansfield
    • Vicki Wiseman – Methodist Mansfield
  • DAISY Award Winners
  • 2012 Nurse.com Nursing Excellence Finalists for South Region
    • Karen Yates – Methodist Mansfield
    • David Campbell – Methodist Richardson
  • May Daisy Award Winners
    • Tanya Davis, RN – Methodist Dallas
    • Del Bacani, RN – Methodist Charlton
    • Ronda Higgins, RN – Methodist Mansfield
    • Michelle Rivkin, RN – Methodist Richardson
  • Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council Foundation Award Winners
    • Special Recognition Award: Cindy Melis, Clinical Nursing Supervisor, Methodist Charlton
    • Employee of the Year Award: Abi Finberg Provence, Staff Nurse ER, Methodist Dallas
  • 2012 Great 100 Nurses – 13 Methodist Health System Nurses Named Among DFW Great 100 Nurses
    • Kathleen Andrews – Methodist Dallas
    • Cynthia Carter Methodist Mansfield
    • Shelley Cook Methodist Mansfield
    • Donna Crimmins-Bonnell Methodist Mansfield
    • Abi Mikkel Finberg Methodist Dallas
    • Christopher Fowler Methodist Dallas
    • Missy Garrison Methodist Mansfield
    • Kimberly Green Methodist Dallas
    • Cherie James Methodist Charlton
    • Teresa Jones Methodist Mansfield
    • Jay Lavers Methodist Mansfield
    • Paula McMahan Methodist Mansfield
    • Tim Taylor Methodist Mansfield
  • 2012 D Magazine Excellence in Nursing Award Winners
    • Cherie James, RN, BSN, ONC – Methodist Charlton – Orthopedics Excellence in Nursing Award
    • Tonya Pena, RN-BC – Methodist Mansfield – General Medicine Excellence in Nursing Award
  • 2012 D Magazine Excellence in Nursing Award Finalists
    • Cardiology: Stacey Jantzen, RN, BSN, Methodist Mansfield
    • Intensive Care: Tim Taylor, RN, BSN, Methodist Mansfield
    • Internal Medicine: Ulondia Lee, RN, MSN, Methodist Mansfield
    • Leadership: Jeanne Reeves, BSN, MS, RN, Methodist Mansfield
    • Neonatal: Amanda Truelove, RNC-OB, BSN, Methodist Mansfield
    • Neurosciences: Teresa Jones, RN, Methodist Mansfield
    • Nursing Administration: Christopher Fowler, PhD, MBA, RN, Methodist Dallas; Karla Ramberger, RN, BSN, Methodist Dallas; and Irene Strejc, RN, BSN, MPH, Methodist Richardson
    • Orthopedics: Melissa Garrison, RN-ONC, BSN, Methodist Mansfield
    • Psychiatry: David Andrews, RN, BSN, Methodist Mansfield
    • Women's Health: Vicki Wiseman, RNC-OB, BSN, MBA, Methodist Mansfield, and Lynda Darlene Howl, RNC, WHCNP-BC, NCC, Methodist Dallas Golden Cross Academic Clinic
  • 2011 South Central Region Nurse.com Nursing Excellence Award for Mentoring
    • Tonya Pena – Methodist Mansfield
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    Methodist Mansfield Medical Center achieved the Pathway to Excellence designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), given to health care organizations that create work environments in which nurses can flourish and substantiates the professional satisfaction of nurses working at the facility.
  • 2011 Great 100 Nurses – Ten Methodist Health System Nurses Named Among DFW Great 100 Nurses
    • Althea Aubrey Methodist Dallas
    • Jennifer Crum Methodist Mansfield
    • Tracie Lynette Cummins – Methodist Mansfield
    • Camri Dishman Methodist Mansfield
    • Carol Ann Hague Methodist Mansfield
    • Katie Mosteller Methodist Mansfield
    • Tonya Pena Methodist Mansfield
    • Lisa Powell Methodist Charlton
    • Cristina Saldivar Methodist Mansfield
    • Vicki Wiseman Methodist Mansfield
  • 2011 South Central Region Nurse.com Nursing Excellence Awards Finalists
    • Jeanne Reeves, CNO, Methodist Mansfield
    • Karla Ramberger – Emergency Department Director, Methodist Mansfield
    • Cynthia Carter, Education Director, Methodist Mansfield
    • Shelley Cook, OR Director, Methodist Mansfield
    • Tim Taylor, ICU Manager, Methodist Mansfield
    • Tonya Pena. Methodist Mansfield
  • 2010 South Central Region NurseWeek Nursing Excellence Award for Community Service
    • Stacey Jantzen, RN – Methodist Mansfield Medical Center
  • 2010 South Central Region NurseWeek Nursing Excellence Awards Finalists
    • Karla Ramberger, RN – Emergency Department Director, Methodist Mansfield Medical Center
    • Cynthia Carter, RN – Director of Education, Methodist Mansfield Medical Center
    • Erin Trowbridge, RN – Methodist Mansfield Medical Center
    • Stacey Jantzen, RN – Methodist Mansfield Medical Center
  • 2010 DFW Hospital Council — Special Recognition Award
    • Stacey Jantzen, RN – Senior Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Nurse and PICC Line Interventional Radiology Nurse, Methodist Mansfield Medical Center
  • 2010 Great 100 Nurses — Texas Nurses Association, Districts 3 and 4
    • Jeanne Reeves, RN, BSN, MS – Chief Nursing Officer, Methodist Mansfield Medical Center
    • David Andrews, RN – Methodist Mansfield Medical Center
    • Dana Ermis, RN – Methodist Mansfield Medical Center
    • Stacey Jantzen, RN – Methodist Mansfield Medical Center
    • Lee Lee, RN – Methodist Dallas Medical Center
    • David Lyons, RN – Methodist Mansfield Medical Center
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    • Methodist Richardson Medical Center achieved the Pathway to Excellence™ designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), given to health care organizations that create work environments in which nurses can flourish and substantiates the professional satisfaction of nurses working at the facility.
  • 2010 Health Care Heroes — Fort Worth Business Press
    • Jeanne Reeves, RN, BSN, MS, Chief Nursing Officer, Methodist Mansfield Medical Center
    • Bernnie Kennedy, RN, Director of Cardiology, Methodist Mansfield Medical Center
  • 2009 Great 100 Nurses — Texas Nurses Association, Districts 3 and 4
    • Del Bacani, Methodist Charlton Medical Center
    • Marco Bartoloni, Methodist Mansfield Medical Center
    • Tom Hall, Methodist Dallas Medical Center
    • Jessica Markwardt, Methodist Mansfield Medical Center
    • Hattie Washington, Methodist Dallas Medical Center
    • Susan Watkins, Methodist Charlton Medical Center
    • Christina Zevallos, Methodist Dallas Medical Center
  • 2009 Health Care Heroes — Dallas Business Journal
    • Jeanne Reeves, RN, BSN, MS, Chief Nursing Officer, Methodist Mansfield Medical Center
    • Marco Bartoloni, RN, Methodist Mansfield Medical Center
  • 2009 South Central Region NurseWeek Nursing Excellence Awards — Finalists
    • Jeanne Reeves, RN, BSN, MS, Chief Nursing Officer, Methodist Mansfield Medical Center
    • Bernnie Kennedy, RN, Director of Cardiology, Methodist Mansfield Medical Center
    • Kristi Griffith, RN, BSN, CHPN, Manager of Palliative Care, Methodist Charlton Medical Center
  • 2009 DFW Hospital Council Awards
    • Marco Bartoloni, RN, Methodist Mansfield Medical Center
  • 2008 DFW Hospital Council Awards
    • Delfina McLemore, RN, Methodist Charlton Medical Center
    • Paula McMahan, RN, Mansfield Medical Center
    • Christina Zevallos, RN, Methodist Dallas Medical Center