Mercy Research Names Christina Hearty 2024 Outstanding Research Co-worker

June 27, 2024

ST. LOUISMercy Research recently named Christina Hearty, senior clinical research nurse for non-oncology in St. Louis, the 2024 Outstanding Research Co-worker of the Year. Her dedication and exceptional contributions were celebrated at Mercy Research’s summer gathering where colleagues celebrated her exceptional contributions. 

Mercy doctor's coat Christina Hearty named the 2024 Outstanding Research Co-worker of the Year.

Hearty exemplifies Mercy's values of service and integrity. She leads by example and also fosters a supportive environment where everyone feels valued. Her colleague attested, "Christina embodies the values of honesty, integrity and excellence in all aspects of her work."

With Mercy Research since 2013, Hearty plays a pivotal role in various trials, including headache, multiple sclerosis and stroke. Her colleagues admire her selfless dedication, describing her as genuinely nice and always willing to assist others without complaint. Despite opportunities elsewhere, Hearty is driven by her commitment to patient care and her deep-rooted convictions.

Hearty’s leadership, humility and unwavering professionalism make her a deserving recipient of this prestigious award. Her actions resonate within Mercy Research and embody Catherine McAuley's mission of compassion and service.

Kelle Laws, Mercy Research executive director, remarked, "Christina Hearty's constant strive for excellence is truly contagious. Her impact extends far beyond her role, leaving an indelible mark on all who have the privilege of working with her.”