New York Hospital Queens
The following nurses have been certified: Barbara Roshore, Gurvinder Nanda, Oksana Pollack, Linette Creft, Linda Cruz and Maria Gazer — Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse; Oh Chun Szeto — Maternal Newborn Nurse; Yin P Yee — Perioperative Nursing Practice; Loretta Misir and Marianne P. Chabla — Medical-Surgical Nurse; Jorma Andrada — Emergency Nurse; and Anacleta R. Lyons and Zenaida Lena Cancino —Adult Critical Care Nurse. Ami Boating, Audrey Dumbuya, and Yolanda Beck have received BSNs; Diane Reilly has received an MHA degree.
New York Metropolitan Jewish Health System
Lurlene Buckley has been promoted to VP of First to Care Home Care, Inc., a participating agency. Mary McCarthy is the new director of human resources for Home Care. Mary Wagner has been promoted to VP of Home Care.
New York-Presbyterian Hospital
New York, N.Y.
Major Christine Agir-Donnelly, assistant nurse manager, CNIII, received the Clinical Practice Leadership Award for outstanding professional achievement and leadership in a medical-surgical clinical setting at the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses’ (AMSN) 15th Annual Convention in Philadelphia. Shown above are: AMSN president, Cece Grindel; Major Christine Agir-Donnelly; and clinical practice committee chairperson, Jill Arzouman.
Donna Hallas, associate professor, and Harriet R. Feldman, dean of the Lienhard School of Nursing, had their article, “A Guide to Scholarly Writing in Nursing,” published in Imprint, the professional magazine for nursing students.
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