Current Honorees: 100 Great Iowa Nurses of 2016

The 100 Great Iowa Nurses award recognizes nurses that have made meaningful, lasting contributions to their patients, colleagues, and the nursing profession, and are viewed as mentors to other nursing professionals. This year’s honorees exemplify all of the principles on which the 100 Great Iowa Nurses Celebration was founded. Congratulations!!

 

Name Employer Hometown
Diane Arkfeld Crawford County Memorial Hospital Manning
Laura Armstrong Spencer Hospital Spencer
Jodi Belcher Buena Vista Regional Medical Center Newell
Kelley Blackburn UnityPoint Health Des Moines Urbandale
Crystal Booy Mahaska Health Partnership Oskaloosa
Anna Bult UnityPoint Health St. Luke’s Sioux City Sioux City
Anne Bye University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics Iowa City
Sharon Campbell MATURA Action Corporation Fontanelle
Christine Clancy UnityPoint Health Des Moines Johnston
Dennis Cochran Mercy Medical Center Des Moines Adel
Patricia Conn Mayflower Homes, Inc. Grinnell
Heather Cook Mahaska Health Partnership Pleasantville
Kerri Cook Blank Children’s Hospital Urbandale
Steve Cooley Genesis Medical Center Davenport
Sandra Corrigan Blank Children’s Hospital Urbandale
Teresa Coulson Iowa Heart Center/Mercy Medical Center Bondurant
Sandy Cupples Knoxville Hospital and Clinics Newton
Tammy Dietrich UnityPoint Health Cedar Rapids Walford
Christine Doubleday HCI Care Services Mount Ayr
Jan Erpelding UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital Jesup
Elizabeth Faine University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics Iowa City
Cindy Fenoglio HCI Hospice Care Services Knoxville
Mary Ferrell Covenant Medical Center Cedar Falls
Cory Fleege Mercy Dubuque Galena
Karol Fortune HCI Hospice Care Services Urbandale
Heather Frank VA Central Iowa Health Care System Ankeny
Heather Friedow ChildServe Waukee
Lisa Gerard University of Iowa Children’s Hospital Oxford
Sharon Gillund HCI Hospice Care Services Johnston
Brenda Haag University of Iowa Children’s Hospital North Liberty
Rhonda Hance Genesis Medical Center, DeWitt DeWitt
Jill Heilskov UnityPoint Health Des Moines Des Moines
Kelli Hirschman Buena Vista Regional Medical Center Aurelia
Mary Hoeger Northeast Iowa Community College Delhi
Pat Hogan St. Anthony Regional Hospital & Nursing Home Carroll
Kathy Howard Community Memorial Hospital Sumner
Tereze Jeffrey Genesis Medical Center Davenport
Andrea Jimmerson Lutheran Hospital Indianola
Laurie Johnson UnityPoint Health Des Moines Granger
Michelle Jonas UnityPoint Health Cedar Rapids Cedar Rapids
Donnette Jones Genesis Medical Center Bennett
Kim Jones Grinnell Regional Medical Center Grinnell
Darcy Juline Lucas County Health Center Columbia
Dawn Kirkman Blank Children’s Hospital Urbandale
Shelly Klinkhammer Mercy Dubuque Dubuque
Sherrie Kopp Genesis Medical Center Clinton
Lara Kyhl Waverly Health Center New Hartford
Janet Lacey Grinnell Regional Medical Center New Sharon
Trudy Laffoon University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics Iowa City
Barbara Lane Waverly Health Center Greene
Linda Lyons Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare Traer
Sheila Markham UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital Cedar Falls
Michelle Mathias University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics Wilton
Dee McIntyre CHI Health Mercy Council Bluffs Glenwood
Susie Meyer Community Memorial Hospital Sumner
Judy Miller University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics Coralville
Shannan Morgan Blank Children’s Hospital Des Moines
Jennifer Nagel UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital Dunkerton
Pam Normandin UnityPoint Health Des Moines Des Moines
Martha Olson Avera Holy Family Hospital Ringsted
Barbara O’Rourke Blank Children’s Hospital Ames
Charleen Ostrem Mercy Westown Internal Medicine Clinic West Des Moines
Ruth Overton UnityPoint Health Methodist Indianola
Martha Parry Waverly Health Center Waverly
Brenda Poppens Waverly Health Center Aplington
Marie Porter ChildServe Prairie City
Donna Prier UnityPoint Health Cedar Rapids Ryan
Ann Louise Qual Mercy Hospital Iowa City Iowa City
Geralyn Quinn University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics Solon
Kenneth Rempher University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics Coralville
Cynthia Rohret Schmidt Wellcare of Iowa Johnston
Linda Rosenbaum Iowa Specialty Hospital Clarion
Colette Rossiter Spencer Hospital Spencer
Melinda Sharff-Eggers Tama County Public Health & Home Care Gladbrook
Janell Smith UnityPoint Health Des Moines Urbandale
Marge Smith Sanford Hospice Rock Rapids
JoEllen Steil Mercy Medical Center North Iowa Clear Lake
Stephanie Stewart University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics Solon
Theresa Stork UnityPoint Health Des Moines Des Moines
Jessica Sullivan Decatur County Hospital Leon
Sally Swenson Dallas County Hospital Perry
James Tallent UnityPoint Health St. Luke’s Sioux City Sioux City
Jennifer Taylor Greene County Medical Center Lohrville
Kimberly Teel Genesis Medical Center Muscatine
Brian Teeter Monroe County Hospital Albia
Debra Tekippe Winneshiek Medical Center Decorah
Margaret Thompson Humboldt County Public Health Livermore
Christina Trout University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics Coralville
Nicole Tucker Mercy Clinton Morrison
Gretchen Ulmer Mercy Cedar Rapids Marion
Callie Valet Cedar Manor Tipton
Saundra Van Cleave Mercy Medical Center Sioux City Hornick
Anne Marie Vaughan Blank Children’s Hospital West Des Moines
Amanda Wagner UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital Waterloo
Stephany Walk University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics Iowa City
Laramie Wall University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics Iowa City
Susan Wierenga Mercy Clinton Morrison
Jennifer Willis Blank Children’s Hospital Waukee
Jaime Young UnityPoint Health Des Moines Indianola
Tracy Zeimet Genesis Medical Center, DeWitt DeWitt