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Six Johns Hopkins Nurses Recognized for Nursing Excellence - 05/06/2013

Six Johns Hopkins Nurses Recognized for Nursing Excellence

Release Date: May 6, 2013

Six Johns Hopkins nurses have been named finalists in the 2013 Nursing Excellence GEM (Giving Excellence Meaning) awards program for Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia.  

The finalists are Deborah Dang, director of Nursing Practice, Education and Research at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, for advancing and leading the profession; Kelly Turner, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center medical ICU, for clinical inpatient care; Karen Armacost, director of Hopkins ElderPlus, Johns Hopkins Bayview, for home, community and ambulatory care; Susan Kraeuter, Johns Hopkins Bayview CCU patient care manager, for patient and staff management; Alan Skiles, Johns Hopkins Bayview progressive care, for volunteerism and service; and Margaret Widner-Kolberg, clinical instructor, the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, for volunteerism and service.

The finalists are featured in the May 6 issue of They were nominated by their nursing colleagues and were selected for their excellence and significant accomplishments.