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Excellence In Nursing Awards

Washingtonian recognizes and celebrates nurses in our community who go above and beyond the call of duty

Excellence in Nursing Awards

Washingtonian magazine proudly presents the third biennial Excellence in Nursing Awards, which recognizes and celebrates nurses in our community who go above and beyond the call of duty. Come celebrate with Washingtonian at the 2016 Excellence in Nursing Awards reception where we will recognize and celebrate the finalists at this elegant affair. The 11 winners will be revealed at the reception, which will include a three- course dinner, cocktails, and live music.

Wednesday, May 4
6:30 to 9:00pm

The Carnegie Library
801 K Street, NW
Washington, DC

Ticket Price
Includes: Cocktail reception, three-course seated dinner, and awards presentation
Individual Ticket: $100
Table Sponsorship: $2,500
Table Sponsorship Includes:

  • 1 VIP table (10 seats) with name recognition
  • Logo included in invitation to send to your invited guests
  • Logo and sponsorship mention on event website
  • Logo on email blasts promoting the event
  • Full-page advertisement in the event program
  • Sponsorship mention on full page in-book recap in June issue of Washingtonian






Click here to see pictures from the 2013 Excellence in Nursing Awards Dinner

For any additional questions regarding the event, please contact Events Director Jessi Taff at 202-862-3538 or jtaff@washingtonian.com

Sponsorship Opportunities:
For sponsorship inquiries, please contact Associate Publisher Rebecca McFarland at rmcfarland@washingtonian.com

Community Nursing, Hospital
Michelle Altman, Virginia Hospital Center
Teresa Graves, Children’s National Health System
Fatima Angeles-Reyes, Holy Cross Hospital

Community Nursing, Non-Hospital
Dianne Cavanaugh, United Medical Center
Sherri Wilson, Kaiser Permanente
Carole Kelly, Kaiser Permanente

Community Outreach
Nancy Susco, Reston Hospital Center
Elizabeth Jarosz, Children’s National Health System

Critical Care
Rachel Rosenberg, MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Jennifer Ragnoni. Medstar Georgetown University Hospital
Dionne Ross, MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Pramila Jaladanki, MedStar Washington Hospital Center

General Nursing
Sharon Azarcon Smith, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Sara Dakins, Kaiser Health Plan
Vallerie Martin, The Washington Home and Community Hospices

Mothers and Children
Modupeola (Tosin) Oluwole, Children’s National Health System
Tijeerah Henderson, MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Tracie Rolle, Shady Grove Medical Center

Nominated by Patients
Mary Cox, Sibley Memorial Hospital
Heather Ward, Inova Fairfax Hospital
Cynthia Cameron, Dermatologic Surgery Center
Naomi Sloan, Inova Fairfax Hospital

Nursing, Government
Leslie Cnosson, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Colleen Buckley, National Institutes of Health Clinical Center

Nursing Leadership
Lawan Dines, Kaiser Permanente
Darlene Vrotsos, Virginia Hospital Center

Nursing Research and Education
Dawn Donovan, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Suzanne Dutton, Sibley Memorial Hospital
Dionne Ross, MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Maxine Parmer, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Laurie Rudolph, Reston Hospital Center


Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center

MedStar Washington Hospital Center