2017 Excellence in Nursing Awards announced

nurses honored
Several Washington University School of Medicine nurses received 2017 Excellence in Nursing Awards. Shown in the front row, from left: Brenda Hall, Ashley Fasciola, Jane Exler and Dawn Busch. In the back row, from left: Cathy Scott, Carol Recklein, Stephanie Hanneken, Jennifer Ledbetter and Cheryl Cress.

Four School of Medicine nurses have received the 2017 Excellence in Nursing Award from St. Louis Magazine, and six others were finalists in the program.

The eighth annual awards honor local nurses who have made a difference in the lives of their patients and colleagues.

The award winners, announced in April, are:

  • Cathy Scott, a nursing supervisor in medical oncology.
  • Jenn Ledbetter, a pediatric nurse practitioner in orthopedic surgery.
  • Karen Brown, a nurse practitioner in neurosurgery.
  • And Carol Recklein, a research nurse coordinator in endocrinology and metabolism.

To learn more about the finalists and other details, visit the School of Medicine site.


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