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Health Care Achievement Awards presented to 24 honorees

The Rochester Business Journal’s 15th annual Health Care Achievement Awards luncheon brought nearly 400 people together at the Hyatt Regency Rochester Friday to celebrate the region’s medical community.

The awards aim to recognize excellence, promote innovation, and honor individuals and organizations in the area who have contributed to the health care field.

This year, 24 honorees were recognized across eight categories.

The award recipients are:

Health Care Staff
Rebecca Alley R.N.
Krista Benz
William Schaefer P.A.

Innovation
Carestream OnSight 3D Extremity System
Unity Hospital Intensive Nursing Care Unit
Hong Zhang M.D.

Management
Clyde Comstock
Walter Pegoli Jr. M.D.
Amy Pollard R.N.

Physician
Joseph Johnson M.D.
Carolyn Mok M.D.
William Valenti M.D.

Nurse
Barbara Blue R.N.
Joan Nowak R.N.
Patricia Witzel R.N.

Senior care
Andrea Green R.N.
Diane Kane M.D.
Cindy Lovetro R.N.

Special Needs
Mary Erturk R.N.
Elmar Frangenberg M.D.
Colleen Freeman LPN

Volunteer
JoAnn Alwardt
Evelyn Haslett
Jasmine Kiley

Co-sponsors of the event are Advantage Federal Credit Union, MVP Health Care, Roberts Wesleyan College, and the University of Rochester Simon Business School.

Follow Kerry Feltner on Twitter: @KerryFeltner

(c) 2017 Rochester Business Journal. To obtain permission to reprint this article, call 585-546-8303 or e-mail rbj@rbj.net.
 

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