Thirteen Wake Forest Baptist Nurses Honored
N.C. – August 26, 2016 – Thirteen nurses from
Wake Forest Baptist Medical
Center have been named Great 100 Nurses in North Carolina by the
Great 100 Nurses Board of Directors.
honored include: Wendy Butcher, B.S.N., Janice Draughn, M.S.N., Karen Drum, B.S.N.,
Emily M. Fischer, B.S.N, Kristen Harrison, B.S.N., Jennifer Mitchell, B.S.N., Veronica
Naylor, B.S.N., Tamara (Tammy) Rush, M.S.N., Roy Sellers, B.S.N., Tracy Shaw,
R.N., Tammy Sydenstricker, R.N., Diane M. Tate, B.S.N., Melanie Williamson, B.S.N.
Great 100 is an organization that honors nurses throughout the state for their
excellence in the nursing profession, contributions to the community and
efforts toward improving patient care and nursing education.
Wake Forest Baptist Physician Earns National
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – August 26, 2016 – Daniel
Krowchuk, M.D., professor of pediatrics and dermatology at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, has
been awarded the Alvin H. Jacobs Award.
This award is presented by the American Academy of
Pediatrics Section on Dermatology and recognizes Krowchuk’s lifetime
contributions to the field of pediatric dermatology.
The Alvin H. Jacobs Award was created in 1988 in honor of
the late Alvin H. Jacobs, M.D. Jacobs was a founder of the Society for
Wake Forest Baptist Nurse Anesthetist Receives National
N.C. – August 26, 2016 – Michael
Rieker, D.N.P., C.R.N.A., director of the nurse anesthesia program at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, has
been awarded the Program Director of the Year Award by the American Association
of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA).
award recognizes Rieker’s contribution to the education of student nurse
anesthetists and commitment to the advancement of educational standards that
further the science of nurse anesthesia and patient care.
The AANA is the professional association
of certified registered nurse anesthetists and student registered nurse
Wake Forest Baptist Researcher Recognized for Training Efforts
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – August 26, 2016 – Thomas Arcury, Ph.D., professor of family and
community medicine at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, has been awarded the Outstanding Faculty Award
for Occupational and Preventive Medicine by Meharry Medical College (Nashville).
The award recognizes Arcury’s efforts in the training of residents
in occupational and preventive medicine. Arcury has focused on developing resident
knowledge, awareness and capability of understanding clinical and
behavioral adversities that plague the migrant farm worker community.