CHI Memorial hosted its inaugural ceremony of St. Luke’s Healer’s Heart Award. The award was established to recognize and honor physicians and advanced practice providers who epitomize our mission and who demonstrate reverence, integrity, compassion and excellence in ways that inspire, touch and inform a deeper understanding and meaning for the practice of medicine as a ministry.
Four individuals were selected for the St. Luke’s Healer’s Heart Award, one for each of CHI Memorial’s core values. Award recipients are: David B. Dodson, M.D., Reverence Award; John P. Nash, M.D., Integrity Award; R. Hunter Jennings, III, M.D., Compassion Award; and William P. Warren, M.D., Excellence Award.
27 individuals were nominated for the award, and a number of nominees received more than one nomination. Honorees include: Rohini R. Alay, M.D., Mark D. Anderson, M.D., W. Timothy Ballard, M.D., Beth A. Casady, D.O., Monica Chamberlain, NP, David N. Collins, M.D., Paul Cornea, M.D., Samuel Currin, M.D., Cristina E. Florea, M.D., F. Lee Hamilton, M.D., James R. Headrick, Jr. , M.D., Biram C. Hicks, M.D., Hal E. Hill, M.D., Louann Johnson, NP, Michael J. Lacombe, M.D., Terry A. Melvin, M.D., Iwayemi O. Olayeye, M.D., Susan P. Raschal, D.O., Eric D. Schubert, M.D., Sue Strother, FNP-C, Vincent A. Viscomi, M.D., David R. Winters, D.O. and Richard Yap, M.D.
Officials said, "CHI Memorial thanks all physicians and advanced practice providers for their faithful service, unwavering commitment to excellence and dedication to providing the very best patient care."