health care leadership awards 2011 Archives

Health Care Leadership Awards Ceremony 2011

Health Care Leadership Awards 2011

Congratulations to all winners and finalists of the Health Care Leadership Awards 2011! The Health Care Leadership Awards ceremony took place March 8, 2011 at The Ritz Carlton in Phoenix, Ariz. and had quite the turnout. Guests included those within the health care community — all committed to bringing quality health care to the Valley.… Read More →

HCLA 2011 – Researcher

Health Care Leadership Awards 2011

Honoree: Eric Reiman, M.D., Executive Director, Banner Alzheimer’s Institute Dr. Eric Reiman’s goal as a researcher is to find a cure for Alzheimer’s disease before another generation is lost. In order to achieve this goal, Reiman conducts research utilizing brain imaging, genomics, early detection and tracking of Alzheimer’s disease, disease-slowing therapies and prevention therapies. He… Read More →

HCLA 2011 – Nurse Or Nursing Advocate

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Honoree: Stacy Danahy, Director of Medical Operations, Arizona, Laser Spine Institute During her 12 years in the health care industry, Stacy Danahy has displayed time and again that she is a true leader by going above and beyond to care for her patients. For the past two years, she has worked as director of medical… Read More →

HCLA 2011 – Neonatal Care Award

Health Care Leadership Awards 2011

Cristina Carballo, M.D., Medical Director of Neuro/NICU, Phoenix Children’s Hospital Dr. Cristina Carballo’s passion has always been neonatology. Her love for its patients and the subject drove her to develop the second Neuro/NICU program in the country at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. Her dedication to develop an entire program that diagnoses and treats all neurologically affected… Read More →

HCLA 2011 – Surgeon

Health Care Leadership Awards 2011

Honoree: David Adelson, M.D., FACS, FAAP, Medical Director, Children’s Neuroscience, Phoenix Children’s Hospital As director of the Children’s Neuroscience Institute (CNI) at Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Dr. David Adelson’s day-to-day responsibilities are mainly clinical and include patient visits and surgeries. Adelson, however, also teaches medical students on a daily basis and lectures and teaches regularly around… Read More →

HCLA 2011 – Manager

Health Care Leadership Awards 2011

Honoree: Martha Martinez, Manager of Interpreters Program, Maricopa Integrated Health System Martha Martinez has accomplished many things since immigrating to the U.S. two decades ago from Mexico. Five years after moving to the U.S., Martinez began working the night shift as a housekeeper at Maricopa Medical Center. This way she could enroll in ESL (English… Read More →

HCLA 2011 – Hospital & Medical Center

Health Care Leadership Awards 2011

Merit Award: St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center first opened its doors in March 1895, and more than a century later it is a leader in Arizona health care. St. Joseph’s has come a long way since the Sisters of Mercy opened it as a six-bedroom cottage in Downtown… Read More →

HCLA 2011 – Behavioral Health Care Award

Health Care Leadership Awards 2011

Richard Clarke, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, Magellan Health Services of Arizona As CEO of Magellan Health Services of Arizona, Richard Clarke leads his team of 300 in implementing the Regional Behavioral Health Authority contract for Central Arizona. In so doing, Clarke is in charge of the strategic transformation of the system, quality outcomes for recipients,… Read More →

HCLA 2011 – Physician

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Honoree: John Post, M.D., Medical Director, McDowell Healthcare, Maricopa Integrated Health System Nicknamed “Papa Post” by some of his patients, Dr. John Post has built a reputation over the past 30 years as a compassionate physician with genuine concern for his patients. As medical director for the McDowell Healthcare Center at Maricopa Integrated Health System… Read More →