2017 Honorees

Nominee Name Last Name Credentials Company Name
Catherine Alvarez MA, RN, PCCN, CMNL, HNB-BC Yale-New Haven Hospital
Sandra Amico RN, MSN Yale-New Haven Hospital
Karen Antonino Nursing Diploma Milford Hospital
Sherly Antony RN Yale-New Haven Hospital
Vanessa Aube LPN Visiting Nurse Services of Connecticut
Sherry Austin RN Waterbury Hospital
Ranbir Mangat Bains PhD, MSN, APRN Yale-New Haven Hospital
Lisa Barker BSN, RN VA Connecticut Healthcare System
Victoria Barnes RN, BSN Yale-New Haven Hospital
Shelley Bayer RN Yale-New Haven Hospital
Alicia Bosse RN Gaylord Hospital
Paul Bosse RN Masonicare Health Center
Helen Brown RN, BSN VNA Community Healthcare
Allison Cable MSN, ACNP, APRN Yale University School of Nursing
Elena Cappannelli MS, BSN, RN-BC Yale-New Haven Hospital
Ann Marie Cirkot RN, MSN Yale Health Center
Ashley D’Agostino RN, BSN, WCC Griffin Hospital
Christina D'Amico RN New England Homecare
Maryanne Davidson DNSc, MS, BS Sacred Heart University
Bernalda Delgado BSN Community Health Center, Inc.
Patricia Deloge RN Masonicare at Newtown
Kristin DiGiovanni RN Visiting Nurse Services of Connecticut
Constance Donovan RN, MSN, FAAN Gateway Community College
Susan Dougherty LPN Yale Health Center
Senada Duracak RN Gaylord Hospital
Kristine Eno RN VA Connecticut Healthcare System
Melissa Fetera RN Yale-New Haven Hospital
Sandra M. Fiola RN, BSN Masonicare Home Health & Hospice
Wilma Flores RN, BSN Yale-New Haven Hospital
Jayme Fralick RN Yale-New Haven Hospital
Tracey Frith RN, RNC Yale-New Haven Hospital
Jennifer Gallo BSN, RN, WCC Waterbury Hospital
Laura Galvin MSN BSN RN Visiting Nurse Services of Connecticut
JoAnne Gatti-Petito DNP, RN, CNE Sacred Heart University
Melissa Gordon RN, MBA VNA South Central CT
Nancy Guarnieri BSN, RN Yale-New Haven Hospital
Anne Hernandez RN New England Homecare
Mira Bella Hernandez RN, BSN Yale-New Haven Hospital
Kerin Hinman RN VA Connecticut Healthcare System
Kelli Horvath MS, RN, CCRN Yale-New Haven Hospital
Joanne Iennaco PhD, PMHNP-BC, APRN Yale University School of Nursing
Michelle Johnson LPN Masonicare Home Health & Hospice
Jennifer Jones RN, AS New England Homecare
Neisha Kasperzyk RN Yale-New Haven Hospital
David Kingsbury ASN Milford Hospital
Darlene Kopka LPN Lord Chamberlain Nursing & Rehab Ctr.
Joslin Leasca DNP, FNP-BC, CNL, CNE Sacred Heart University
Jennifer Ledyard RN Yale-New Haven Hospital
Virginia Malario LPN Waterbury Hospital
Lindsey Massaro RN Gaylord Hospital
Nancy Mattaboni RN Waterbury Hospital
Staci McNeil BSN, RN-BC Yale-New Haven Hospital
Christen Nelson RN Yale-New Haven Hospital
Christine Nicholson BSN Milford Hospital
Donna Ostroski RN Salute Homecare
Susan Pecoraro RN Hamden Health Care Center
Jamie Perdo RN, BSN, RN-BC Griffin Hospital
Lois Peszke RN, MSN, CNS, CMSRN Yale-New Haven Hospital
Joanna Roemhild RN Essex Meadows Health Center
Sheila K. Rubino RN VNA Community Healthcare
Rebeka Seaberg MSN, CNL VA Connecticut Healthcare System
Monretha Sinclair RN Amedisys Home Health of Stamford
Rebecca Smart MPH, MSN, APRN, NNP-BC, FNP-BC Sacred Heat University
Anabel Tavarez RN/SCS New England Homecare
Stephanie Tomasheski RN Waterbury Hospital
Cheryl Tompkins RN, BSN Griffin Hospital
Nanci Wallenta RN Visiting Nurse Services of Connecticut
Fae Willett RN Yale-New Haven Hospital
Allan Yap RN Masonicare Health Center
Catherine Zaneski APRN, MSN VA Connecticut Healthcare System
Noreen Zichichi LPN Yale-New Haven Hosptal
Donna Angelo AND Yale-New Haven Hospital
Alexandra Barakos RN-BC Yale-New Haven Hospital
Wonder Barratt MPH, RN VA Connecticut Healthcare System
Rebecca Bartomeli RN, BSN Yale-New Haven Hospital
Anna Bednarczyk RN Masonicare Health Center
Jennifer Bencivenga RN BSN VNS of CT
Lisa Bradley LPN Fair Haven Community Health Center
Shonda Brown LPN Almost Family/Patient Care
Joan Buckley RN Gaylord Hospital
Angela Carbone RN, MS Waterbury Hospital
Jennifer Charbonneau LPN VNS of CT
Thierry Coriolan-Beauregard RN VNS of CT
Tania Cote RN Griffin Hospital
Mary Ann Cyr MSN, APRN, ACNP-BC  Yale School of Nursing
Pamela D'Amico BSN, RN-BC, CMSRN Yale-New Haven Hospital
Nancy Dennert MS, MSN, FNP-BC, CDE, BC-ADM, CNE Sacred Heart University
Melissa DeSandre RN Gaylord Hospital
Donna Diaz MS, RN Quinnipiac University School of Nursing
Elizabeth Doyle DNP, APRN, PPCNP-BC, BC-ADM, CDE Yale School of Nursing
Anselem Emenyonu RN Yale-New Haven Hospital
Ellen Ferraro BSN, CMSRN Yale-New Haven Hospital
Debra Fisher MA, RN, CCRN Quinnipiac University School of Nursing
Gail Gagnon RN, BSN Yale-New Haven Hospital
Lude Georges LPN Jewish Senior Services
Linda Gibbons ASN Milford Hospital
Susan Griggs BSN, MSN Yale-New Haven Hospital
Susan Hanrahan RN, BSN, OCN, CHPN Yale-New Haven Hospital
Taieesha Hill BSN, CMSRN Yale-New Haven Hospital
Indira Jackson RN Jewish Senior Services
Jennifer Johnson APRN Yale-New Haven Hospital
Rebecca Kadel RN, CCRN Yale-New Haven Hospital
Theresa Kirk RN Waterbury Hospital
Shannon Knaggs APRN Yale-New Haven Hospital
Barbara Kolibal RN Yale-New Haven Hospital
Diana Konecny RN VGriffin Hospital
Rebecca LeBlanc BSN, RN VA Connecticut Healthcare System
Linda Levesque RN, BSN Yale-New Haven Hospital
Denise Mancuso RN Orange Health Care Center
Mildred Martey-Moore  RN BSN Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care
Susan Masciangioli RN VNS of CT
Cathy Mazzola ASN Milford Hospital
Jennifer Mordino RN Gaylord Hospital
Nicole Morrill RN Gaylord Hospital
Jane Murphy RN, BSN Utopia Home Care, Inc.
Keiko Muto Thompson MSN, MBA, RN VA Connecticut Healthcare System
Anna Nebrat BSN, MSN Hamden Rehabilitation &Health Care Cente
Patricia Neeson RN, BSN Masonicare at Newtown Affiliate
Melissa Nichol RN Almost Family/Patient Care 
Jessica Nieves-Diaz RN Jewish Senior Services
Antonio Onofrio RN, BSN Yale-New Haven Hospital
Ellen Ormond RN, BSN Yale-New Haven Hospital
Lise Panadis LPN Waterbury Hospital
Donna Parente BSN, RN, CPON Yale-New Haven Hospital
Nancy Pratt RN, Corporate Director of Nursing Utopia Home Care, Inc
Sherri Rodriguez ASN Milford Hospital
Camila Rubino RN, MSN Fair Haven Community Health Center
Rebecca Ruzzo RN VNA Community Healthcare
Jane Schexnayder RN BSN VNA Community Healthcare
Pennie Sessler Branden PhD, CNM, RN, CNE Sacred Heart University
Allison Shortell RN Jewish Senior Services
Jennifer Simeoli RN VNA Community Healthcare
Mandeep Smith RN, BSN Yale-New Haven Hospital
Karyn Spaulding RN Griffin Hospital
Sheila Stepeck RN Yale-New Haven Hospital
Suzanne Teixeira MSN, RN VA Connecticut Healthcare System
Shilpa Tekriwala BSN Milford Hospital
Tammy Testut PhD, MSN, RN Utopia Home Care, Inc.
Pina Violano RN, BSN Yale-New Haven Hosptal
Lori Vogt AND, RN Yale-New Haven Hosptal
Tracy Volpe RN, BSN Griffin Hospital
Cecelia Wanjiru RN BSN Yale-New Haven Hosptal
Linda H. Warren EdD RN MSN CCRN Waterbury Hospital
Janet Webb MSN, APRN, ANP-BC Waterbury Hospital
Colleen Lynn White RN VA Connecticut Healthcare System