Great Genesis Nurse Award
In addition to the 100 Great Iowa Nurse award, GMC-Davenport recognizes its own with the Great Genesis Nurse award. This annual award recognizes staff members who exemplify compassion, dedication to their profession, and leadership by mentoring others. Honorees are nominated by their colleagues and selected by the Genesis Health System Nursing Council. Their selection is made following criteria similar to that used to select the 100 Great Iowa Nurses.
Debra Byrnes, Intensive Care Unit, West Central Park campus, Davenport; Jane Fonteyne, Genesis VNA and Hospice, Bettendorf; Julie Frost, Heart Failure Outpatient Center, East Rusholme Street campus; Tereze Jeffrey, Surgical Specialty, East Rusholme Street campus, Davenport; Genesis-Davenport; Mary Kerofsky, Genesis VNA and Hospice, Bettendorf; Sue Knapp, Surgical, Illini Campus; Louise Olvera, BirthCenter, Illini Campus; Linda Rathje, Genesis VNA and Hospice, Clinton; Deborah Schmidt, Scheduling; and, Jennifer Stender, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, West Central Park campus.
Lisa Azure, VNA and Hospice; Donna Hague, Behavioral Health; Heidi Hess, Orthopaedics; Kay Hobbs, BirthCenter; Chris McClimon, VNA and Hospice; Deborah Stockdale, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Nadine Surey, Orthopaedics; Sandi Veberg, Genesis Family Medical Center; and Jim Weller, Behavioral Health.