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Nightingale Awards

23rd Annual Florence Nightingale Awards for Excellence in Nursing

The 23rd Annual Florence Nightingale Awards for Excellence in Nursing were held on April 22, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency Cincinnati.

The Board of Advisors of the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing hosts the Florence Nightingale Awards annually. The goal of the awards is to recognize professional nurses in the Greater Cincinnati area for their contributions to direct patient care. Board of Advisors Nightingale award winners receive $1,000, as well as a commemorative award.

Funds generated beyond expenses for this event will be used to support scholarships for undergraduate students of the UC College of Nursing.

Award Recipients

The final selection of award recipients were made by a committee of the Board of Advisors. The 2015 Nightingale Award recipients are:

  • Penny ​Bowden, ​Cincinnati ​Children’s ​Hospital ​Home ​Care ​Services
  • Jeanie ​Foley, ​St. ​Elizabeth ​Healthcare
  • Jason ​Huff, ​University ​of ​Cincinnati ​Medical ​Center
  • Ashley ​Lautar, ​The ​Christ ​Hospital
  • Vicki ​Riddle, ​The ​Christ ​Hospital
  • Noel ​Smith, ​Cincinnati ​Veterans ​Affairs ​Medical ​Center

To view a complete list of nominees, click here.

For more information, please call or email:

Shelley Johnson
Program Director
Alumni Affairs