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Five Northside nurses recognized as March of Dimes Nurse of the Year

Five exceptional Northside Hospital nurses were recognized at the March of Dimes Georgia Nurse of the Year Awards on Nov. 22 in Atlanta. Congratulations to:

Distinguished Nurse of the Year
Veritta Henderson
Clinical Specialist, Northside Hospital Gwinnett Women’s Pavilion

General Medical
Sandy Gandee
Manager of Clinical Outcomes, Northside Hospital Patient Care Administration

Hospice, Home Health, Palliative Care, Long Term Acute Care
Dana Hickman
Post-Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Northside Hospital Cherokee and Forsyth

Oncology
Maria Hanik
Nurse Practitioner, Northside Hospital Cancer Institute, Atlanta

Women’s Health
Ginny Wurttemberg
Clinical Specialist, Northside Hospital Atlanta Labor & Delivery


Veritta Henderson
Sandy Gandee
Dana Hickman
Maria Hanik
Ginny Wurttemberg

The annual Nurse of the Year Awards honor extraordinary nurses who go above and beyond to deliver compassionate care. More than 390 nurses, nursing students and administrators were nominated from 11 facilities, colleges and organizations across the state. Fourteen winners were determined by a distinguished selection committee comprised of health care professionals.

For more information visit: nurseoftheyear.org/atlanta.

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