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March of Dimes chapter honors excellence of Vanderbilt nurses

Jan. 24, 2013, 9:37 AM

Each year, the Middle Tennessee Chapter of the March of Dimes recognizes nurses who demonstrate excellence in various aspect of the nursing profession.

At a recent awards ceremony, seven nurses from Vanderbilt University Medical Center, the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and Vanderbilt University School of Nursing were honored:

• VUSN Ph.D. student Bethany Andrews-Rhoten was recognized as the Graduate Nurse of the Year.

• Kim Domaradzki, BSN, R.N., VUMC perinatal quality consultant, was named Quality & Risk Management Nurse of the Year.

• Chelsea Cash, BSN, R.N., pediatric emergency nurse at Children’s Hospital, was recognized as Emergency Nurse of the Year.

• Carol Huber, BSN, R.N., VUMC lactation consultant, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, was named Pediatric Nurse of the Year.

• Sharon Karp, Ph.D., assistant professor of Nursing, was recognized as the Advanced Practice Nurse of the Year.

• Sheila Ridner, Ph.D., MSN, professor of Nursing, was awarded the distinction of Research Nursing Nurse of the Year.

• Erin Rodgers, MSN, assistant professor of Nursing, was recognized as Graduate Nursing Education Nurse of the Year.

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