Nurses of Achievement
Thirteen nursing professionals have been recognized in the annual Northern Nevada Nurses of Achievement honors program.
Honored were: Teri Kozik of Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center for advanced practice; Doreen Begley of Early Head Start at the University of Nevada, Reno, for community health; Dawn Dollarhide of Renown Regional Medical Center for critical care; Teena Thomas of Renown Regional Medical Center for nursing education; Elizabeth Cogan of Renown Regional Medical Center for nursing innovation; Jean Lyon of Sierra Surgery Hospital for leadership; Gayle Wickman of UNR’s Orvis School of Nursing for lifetime achievement; Sandra Ryan of GI Consultants as a licensed practical nurse; Erika Clizer of the VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System for long-term care and rehabilitation; Bridget Tuma of Renown Regional Medical Center for medical, surgical, maternal child; Bobbi Gillis of Renown Regional Medical Center for office and outpatient; Megan Pratt of Renown Regional Medical Center for patient advocacy; and Lisa Dunkelberg of Carson Valley Medical Center for rural health.
“Unfortunately, once developers show up, history disappears and that’s what’s happening to Harrah’s Reno. Like the historic 1875 Adele’s building in Carson City, Bill Harrah’s crown jewel will disappear into the dustbin of history.”