The March of Dimes Missouri Chapter's Nurse of the Year Awards Gala was held on Oct. 25. After receiving a record number of nominations – more than 585 nurses representing 20 disciplines and 71 health care institutions – the March of Dimes presented 20 awards. Of the many Mercy nurses nominated, we had winners in four of the 20 categories: two from St. Louis, one from Jefferson and one from Joplin.
- Kay Gundy, Mercy Hospital St. Louis, General Medical category.
- Michelle Keim, Mercy Hospital St. Louis, Charge Nurse category.
- Nancy Orton, Mercy Hospital Joplin, Case Management, Pubic Health category.
- Chastity Williams, Mercy Hospital Jefferson, Critical Care category.