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2017 NEONI Nursing Excellence Event Recap

2017-NEONI-Nursing-Excellence-EventThe Center for Health Affairs and its workforce initiative celebrated nursing excellence by recognizing Northeast Ohio nursing leaders and supporting partners at its 2017 NEONI Nursing Excellence event on Thursday, April 27 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at LACENTRE in Westlake, Ohio.

The Center's new President and CEO Tim Jarm kicked off this event by welcoming attendees and recipients. Following, Janice G. Murphy, MSN, RN, FACHE, chief operating officer, Cleveland Clinic Regional Hospitals and Family Health Center, spoke about the importance of nurses and her personal experiences in the industry.

The following award recipients were recognized.

  • NEONI Rising Star Award - Academia
    Lauren Patton, MSN, RN, CCRN, CHSE, nursing resource and simulation center coordinator, nursing instructor, The Breen School of Nursing at Ursuline College
  • NEONI Rising Star Award - Practice
    Shereen Leftridge, MBA, MSN, RN, staffing coordiniator and nurse manager, Float Pool, Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Health System
  • NEONI Community Partner Award
    Senator Gayle Manning, Ohio Senate, 13th District
  • NEONI Legacy Award
    Carol Drennen, MSN, MS, RN, project director, SIP Grant, Ohio Action Coalition
  • NEONI Lifetime Achievement Award
    Ellen Canepa Brzytwa, RN, MSN, MPH, health consultant, Ellen Brzytwa and Associates

Check out photos from the 2017 NEONI Nursing Excellence event

When:  April 27, 2017

5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.


LACENTRE Conference and Banquet Facility
25777 Detroit Rd
Westlake, OH 44145