2021 Top Nurses

Fall 2021 As Seen in Our Fall 2021 Issue
2021 Top Nurses

Baltimore magazine’s Excellence in Nursing Award winners

This year, 10 outstanding Johns Hopkins Hospital-affiliated nurses (and a doctoral student at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing) have been named “top nurses” by Baltimore magazine, earning its 2021 Excellence in Nursing award. The winning nurses are chosen from hundreds of nominations submitted by peers, supervisors, and patients. Baltimore magazine enlists an expert panel of senior RN advisers to review nominations and select the top nurses in 19 specialties.

Winners (specialty):

Carrie Bealefeld (Pediatrics)
Lead Clinical Nurse, Ambulatory Services—Johns Hopkins Hospital

Chad Bowman (Emergency Department)
Team Coordinator, Special Operations Response Team, Lifeline Critical Care Transport Team—Johns Hopkins Hospital

Robinah Campbell (Management/Nurse Executives)
Nurse Manager, Oncology—Johns Hopkins Hospital

Lora Clawson (Neurology/ Psychology/ Behavioral Health)
Founder and Director of ALS Clinic—Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Jade Flinn (Educator)
Nurse Educator, Biocontainment Unit—Johns Hopkins Hospital

Nichole Jantzi (Educator)
Assistant Director, Nursing and Clinical Education—Johns Hopkins Community Physicians

Christina Kontogeorgos (Management/Nurse Executives)
Assistant Patient Care Manager—Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Ed Macsherry (Psychiatric)
Community Psychiatry Program—Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Marlene Meyer (Psychiatric)
Lead Clinical Nurse, Psychiatry Nursing—Johns Hopkins Hospital

Beth Onners (Research)
Immunology-Oncology Research Nurse—Johns Hopkins Hospital

Clifton Thornton (Two categories: Pediatrics; Oncology)
Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Oncology—Sinai Hospital of Baltimore; PhD candidate, School of Nursing

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