LCMC Health Honors 38 Nurses Named as ‘Great 100’ in Louisiana

Thirty-eight nurses from across the LCMC Health system have been recognized as “Great 100 Nurses.” These individuals will be honored Oct. 18 at an event to be held at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner. According to the evaluation criteria, Great 100 Nurses are selected based on their concern for humanity, their contributions to the profession of nursing, and their mentoring of others.

“At LCMC Health, we recognize the vital work our nurses do every minute of every day, providing quality and compassionate care to the thousands of patients who walk into our emergency rooms, receive treatment in our hospitals, and undergo life-saving surgeries in our operating rooms,” said Greg Feirn, Chief Executive Officer, LCMC Health. “Our nurses are at the heart of our mission, and we are honored to have 38 outstanding nurses recognized for their hard work and dedication to the communities we serve.”

Those nurses being honored are, by hospital, as follows:

Children’s Hospital of New Orleans:

Esther Barrios, RN; Delores Demma, RN; Lynn Winfield, RN


Lindsey Battle, RN; Dorothy Buggage, RN; Victoria Clark, RN; Shannon Grosch, RN; Robin Malach, RN; Ricky McCrory, RN; Kelly Moret, RN; Eileen Smith, RN

University Medical Center New Orleans:

Angela Agochukwu, RN; Vanessa Bergeron, RN; Patrick Buchta, RN; Irving Cartagena, RN; Patricia Clesi, RN; Angela Davis-Collins, RN; Rosemarie de la Tour, RN; Aimee Garafola, RN; Lisa Gelpi, RN; Kristen Gurtner, RN; Toilyn Kennedy-Major, RN; Paulette Lill, RN; Carolyn McCord, RN; Roxanne McNally, RN; Ann Mouille, RN; Jennifer Nugent, RN; Derrick O’Neal, RN; Karla O’Rourke, RN; Charlotte Pattison, RN; Rachel Sanders, RN; Anne Tucker, RN; Carrie Wilcox, RN

West Jefferson Medical Center:

Monica Bologna, RN; Christine Bromley, RN; Scott Duhon, RN; Jennifer Rodriguez, RN; Lori Ruffner, RN

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