2nd Annual Health Care Leadership Awards

AZ Big Media events | 26 Nov, 2008 |

Phoenix, Nov. 26, 2008

Arizona Business Magazine hosted the 2nd Annual Health Care Leadership Awards on Wednesday, March 4, 2009. The reception recognized the accomplishments of health care professionals that make a difference to the community and help Arizonan’s receive better care. Arizona Business Magazine featured all finalists and award recipients within the March 2009 issue of AZ Business Magazine.

Lifetime Achievement & Health Care Entrepreneur:

Lifetime Achievement:

Eleanore Schafer Addiction Therapist
St. Luke’s Behavioral Health Center
www.stlukesmedcenter.com

Health Care Entrepreneur:

John Musil President and CEO
The Apothecary Shops
www.theapothecaryshop.com

Community Outreach:

Honoree:

Judy Baker CEO and Executive Director
Mogollon Health Alliance

Finalists:

Scott Farrell President
Lab Express
www.1800labexpress.com

David J. McIntyre Jr. President and CEO
TriWest Healthcare Alliance
www.triwest.com

Hospital CEO/President:

Honoree:

David Covert President and CEO
CHW East Valley Medical Centers
www.chwhealth.org

Finalists:

Laurie Ererst, RN, MBA President and CEO
Mercy Gilbert Medical Center
www.mercygilbert.org

Robert Meyer President and CEO
Phoenix Children’s Hospital
www.phoenixchildrens.com

Hospital Executive:

Honoree:

Terry Happel, MD, FACS Chief Medical Officer
Chandler Regional & Mercy Gilbert Medical Centers
www.chwhealth.org

Finalists:

Susan Dolezal, RN, MBA/HCM Chief Nursing Officer
IASIS Healthcare/Mountain Vista Medical Center
www.mvmedicalcenter.com

Kristin Schmidt, RN, MBA, Fache Chief Nursing Officer
West Valley Hospital
www.abrazohealth.com/facilities/westvalley

Institutional or Educational Program:

Honoree:

Arizona Kidney Foundation
www.azkidney.org

Finalists:

Cigna Medical Group Center for Integrative Health and Healing
www.cigna.com

Grand Canyon University, College of Nursing and Health Sciences
www.gcu.edu

Manager & Researcher:

Manager:

Roxana Rogers, MSN, RN Professional Practice Director
Phoenix Baptist Hospital
www.abrazohealth.com/facilities/phoenix

Researcher:

Daniel Von Hoff, MD Scientist in Chief
TGen Clinical Research Services at Scottsdale Healthcare
www.tgen.org

Medical Center/Hospital:

Honoree:

Phoenix Children’s Hospital
www.phoenixchildrens.com

Finalists:

Catholic Healthcare West – East Valley Medical Centers
www.chwhealth.org

St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center
www.stjosephs-phx.org

Nursing or Nursing Advocate:

Honoree:

Fran Roberts Vice President
Strategic Business Alliances, Grand Canyon University
www.gcu.edu

Finalists:

Roxana Rogers, MSN, RN Professional Practice Director
Phoenix Baptist Hospital
www.abrazohealth.com/facilities/phoenix

Kristin Schmidt, RN, MBA, Fache Chief Nursing Officer
West Valley Hospital
www.abrazohealth.com/facilities/westvalley

Physician:

Honoree:

Jeffrey Buchhalter, MD, PHD Chief
Pediatric Epilepsy Program Phoenix Children’s Hospital
www.phoenixchildrens.com

Finalists:

Daniel B. Kessler, MD, FAAP Director
Arizona Child Study Center Children’s Health Center at
St. Joseph’s Hospital & Medical Center
www.stjosephs-phx.org

Wendy Orm, MD Director
Family Medicine Residency Program Phoenix Baptist Hospital
www.abrazohealth.com/facilities/phoenix

Surgeon:

Honoree:

Robert F. Spetzler, MD, FACS Director
Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center
www.thebarrow.org

Finalists:

Michael F. Teodori, MD Director of the Cardiothoracic Surgeon Division
Phoenix Children’s Hospital
www.phoenixchildrens.com

Volunteer:

Honoree:

Emalou Geoge President, Volunteer Board of Directors
Maryvale Hospital
www.abrazohealth.com/facilities/maryvale

Finalists:

Cynde Leshin, RN, PHD, Volunteer,
Healing Paws Animal-assisted Therapy
Phoenix Children’s Hospital
www.phoenixchildrens.com

Nancy Truscott Volunteer
Phoenix Baptist Hospital
www.abrazohealth.com/facilities/phoenix

Health Care Leadership Awards 2009 Sponsors:

Presented by:

Southwest Ambulance
www.swambulance.com
Humana
humana.com
Quarles & Brady LLP
www.quarles.com
St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center
www.stjosephs-phx.org

Sponsored by:

Abrazo Health Care
www.abrazohealth.com
Sonoran Studios
www.sonoranstudios.com

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