March of Dimes Nurse of Year Award Winners

November 18, 2014

Top, left to right, Kay Gundy and Michelle Keim

Bottom, left to right, Nancy Orton and Chastity Williams

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.

Congratulations to:

  • 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.