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Strong Stars

Strong Stars are employees who go out of their way to make a difference in the lives of patients, families and visitors.

Recipients of Bronze and Silver Strong Stars Awards

August 2020

Laurie Heelon was recognized by a colleague for going the extra mile for a patient by clarifying a complex insurance. Congratulations, Laurie!

July 2020

Andrew Stoessel was recognized by a co-worker for always going above and beyond for his patients and co-workers. Congratulations, Andy!

Dr. Jessica Stern was recognized by a co-worker for always being the epitome of a caring person and team player. Congratulations, Dr. Stern!

April 2020

MaryLou McHugh was recognized by a co-worker for her thoughtful initiative in locating scanned records. Congratulations, MaryLou!

Audrey Janis was recognized by a co-worker for going above and beyond helping a patient set up a MyChart account so they can communicate with their health care providers. Congratulations, Audrey!

Mary Lou McHugh was recognized by a co-worker for tirelessly working on helping a patient schedule appointments and have access to the care they needed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Congratulations, Mary Lou!

March 2020

Andrew Stoessel was recognized twice by co-workers for being an amazing team player, always willing to step up and get the job done. Congratulations, Andy!

February 2020

Sara Beckwith was recognized by a co-worker for being so attentive to patient privacy. Congratulations, Sara!

Stephanie Delovski was recognized by an appreciative patient for going the extra mile when they needed help with an insurance company request. Congratulations, Stephanie!

Melinda Gillen, Denise Johnston-Burris, Kayle Soucy, Christina Sande, and Mita Moorthi were recognized by a co-worker for their quick response and excellent teamwork when a fellow employee needed medical attention at work. Congratulations, Melinda, Denise, Kayle, Christina and Mita!

Ralf Thiele and Jonna Zelie were recognized by a co-worker for their support with a patient for whom nursing had concerns. Congratulations, Dr. Thiele and Jonna!

Darren Tabechian was recognized by a co-worker for his support of the nurses on a busy infusion day. Congratulations, Dr. Tabechian!

Ralf Thiele was recognized by a co-worker for being supportive of nursing with an infusion patient’s IV access. Congratulations, Dr. Thiele!

Christopher Palma was recognized by an appreciative patient for his professionalism, compassion and concern for his patients. Congratulations, Dr. Palma!

Darren Tabechian and Andrew Long were recognized by an appreciative patient for their professionalism and compassion. Congratulations, Dr. Tabechian and Dr. Long!

Jessica Stern was recognized by a thankful family member for the excellent care she gave their husband. Congratulations, Dr. Stern!

Stacy Smith was recognized by a co-worker for her impressive job in getting things caught up quickly. Congratulations, Stacy!

Jennifer Goff was recognized by an appreciative patient for her professionalism, compassion and concern. Congratulations, Jen!

Jennifer Goff was recognized by a co-worker for her efforts with team meetings and team schedules. Congratulations, Jen!

Lisa Hand was recognized by a co-worker for going above and beyond when a patient missed an appointment. Congratulations, Lisa!

Mary Lou McHugh, Ariana King, Marsha Okung, and Shalonda McKinnon were recognized by a co-worker for their for outstanding team work in a stressful situation. Congratulations, Mary Lou, Ariana, Marsha and Shalonda!

Stephanie Delovski was recognized by a co-worker for going above and beyond during a stressful situation. Congratulations, Stephanie!

Anne Saless was recognized by a grateful co-worker for her willingness to assist during a stressful situation. Congratulations, Anne!

January 2020

Julie McIntyre was recognized by an appreciative co-worker for responding immediately to a request on behalf of a patient. Congratulations, Julie!

Stephanie Delovski was recognized by an appreciative patient. The patient appreciated Stephanie’s caring, compassionate and respectful manner. Congratulations, Stephanie!

December 2019

Shalonda McKinnon, Marsha Okung and Arianna King were recognized by an appreciative co-worker for being so incredibly helpful with scheduling. Congratulations, Shalonda, Marsha, and Arianna!

Karen Towner was recognized by a co-worker for leading by example. She is hard working and jumps in where needed. Congratulations, Karen!

Tracey Dickey was recognized by a thankful co-worker for her ability to keep clinic running smoothly on a very busy day. Congratulations, Tracey!

Audrey Janis was recognized by a co-worker for going above and beyond for her patients. Congratulations, Audrey!

Kimberly Welsh was recognized by a co-worker for being a conscientious and dedicated nurse. Congratulations, Kim!

Melinda Gillen was recognized by a co-worker for being a great team player who is always willing to go the extra mile. Congratulations, Melinda!

Cynthia Vesey was recognized by a co-worker for her excellence in patient care. Congratulations, Cindy!

Denise Johnston-Burris was recognized by a co-worker for her hard work, positive attitude and her willingness to help out. Congratulations, Denise!

Audrey Janis was recognized by a co-worker for going the extra mile to help her patients. Congratulations, Audrey!

Amanda Howell was recognized by a co-worker for doing an amazing job in her new role with AIR. Congratulations, Amanda!

November 2019

Jennifer Goff was recognized by a co-worker for going the extra mile to ensure transportation for a patient. Congratulations, Jennifer!

Laurie Heelon and Sara George were recognized by a co-worker for excellent patient care when they went the extra mile to ensure a patient could receive part of their care closer to home. Congratulations, Laurie and Sara!

Tracy Scofield-Smith was recognized by a co-worker for excellent patient care when she promptly secured a needed PCP appointment for a patient. Congratulations, Tracy!

Anne Saless and Dr. Jeanne Lomas were recognized by a co-worker for going above and beyond in meeting a patient’s care needs. Congratulations, Anne and Dr. Lomas!

October 2019

Laurie Heelon was recognized by a co-worker for giving 110% of herself when it comes to helping patients. Congratulations, Laurie!

Anne Saless was recognized by an appreciative co-worker for stepping in and helping her on a very busy clinic day. Congratulations, Anne!

Tracy Scofield-Smith was recognized by a co-worker for being an amazing Allergy Clinic nurse. Congratulations, Tracy!

Laurie Heelon was recognized by a co-worker for her dedication to patients. She leaves ‘no stone unturned’ when it comes to advocating for patients. Congratulations, Laurie!

Allen Anandarajah, MD was recognized by a co-worker on behalf of a patient. The patient how grateful they were for the excellent care they receive from Dr. Anandarajah. Congratulations, Dr. Anandarajah!

Laurie Heelon was recognized by an appreciative co-worker for being their saving grace and going above and beyond especially for patients. Congratulations, Laurie!

September 2019

Maria Allen was recognized by a co-worker for the help and support she provided over the last several months getting ready of several new clinical studies. Congratulations, Maria!

Stacy Smith was recognized by a co-worker for going above and beyond when working at the front desk in clinic. Congratulations, Stacy!