2018 Ambassador Choice Awards

Join Us - Thursday, July 26, 2018!

The Ambassador Choice Awards acknowledge, in the most public way possible, what “exceptional care” looks like in the eyes of our patients and families. In partnership with SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Foundation, the parents of the Family Advisory Council are proud to host this “Oscar-like” annual event that proudly celebrates and displays what our families refer to as… the GLENNON FACTOR.

It doesn’t matter what your role is at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon, ANY caregiver or team can be nominated as an Ambassador Choice. Our parents know that EVERYONE has the power to make a life-changing impact with their presence and this event is about celebrating those who do that exceptionally well, and illustrating the healing power of that gift.

Tickets are only  $20 per person until June 30 and increase to $25. Your ticket purchase includes a heavy hors d'oeuvres and cocktail reception beginning at 5:30 pm, followed by the awards program at 7 pm and dessert following the ceremony. Free parking is available in the St. Louis Science Center lot. Attire is business casual.

2018 Ambassador Choice Awards Nominated Caregivers

Bethany Adams, AD, RN, CPN
Saadeh Al-Jureidini, MD
Kim Amrhein, RN
Morgan Baldwin, RN, BSN, CPNP
Anne  Beck, MD
Kate Bergamini, RN, BSN
Kasie Bort, RN, BSN
Amy Boudonck, RN, BSN
Deborah Boylan, RN, BSN
Robert Brooker, MD
Bassam Eid
Shelby Forness, RN, BSN
Katy Carter, MS, RDN, LD, CSP
Kaveer Chatoorgoon, MD
Harriet Childers
Tessia Childs, RN, MSN, NNP-BC
Kirsten Clemens, RN, BSN
Dary Costa, MD
Stephanie Cowley, RN, BSN
Amanda Cox, RN, BSN
Lisa Cummings, MHA, MSN, PhD(c)
Laura Delaney, RN, BSN
Megan Doerhoff, RN, BSN
Heather Douds, RN, BSN
Elizabeth Dryer, RN, BSN
Mary Grace Dunham, RN, BSN
Jeanne Eichler, Ed.D, OTR/L
Rachel Ficker, RN, BSN
Andrew Fiore, MD
Robert Fleming, MD
Anne Fontenot-Franks
Erin Foristal, RN, BSN, CCTC
Anya Freedman, MD
Anu French, MD
Cassandra Gaddis, M.S. CCC/SLP
Gordon Gale, MD
Autumn Gartner
Rene Gerringer, RN, BSN
Christine Giovanni, RN, BSN
Aleeza Granote, MSW, LCSW
Jenny Gray, RN, BSN
David Greenberg, MD
Katie Greunkemeyer, CPNP, MSN
Abbie Hedgpeth, CCLS

Alexis Huber, RN, BSN
Charles Huddleston, MD
Corinthia Huskey, RN, BSN, CPN
Cindy Jansen
Justin Josephsen, MD
Kathy Keenoy, RN, BSN
Joanna Kemp, MD
Alan Knutsen, MD
Emily Korte-Stroff, OTR/L
Curtis Kretschmer, RRT
Alexander Lin, MD
Melissa Loftus, RRT
Nisha Mangalat, MD
Jayme Marmuziewicz
Donna Marshall, RN, BSN
Cassie McAllister, M.Ed, CCLS, CIMI
Kellie McCarthy, RN, BSN
Greta McCurry
Jasmine McGinty, MD
Jenna Miller, RN, BSN
Markita Mondaine
Jennifer Newgent
Jeannie Nowak, RN, BSN
Blakeslee Noyes, MD
Michelle Ohlsen, RN, MSN
Ebuka Okafor, MD
Michael Patterson, RDCS
Renuka Petersen, MD
Laura Pigg, RN, BSN
Christina Plikaitis, MD
Angie Porter
Elise Postol, RN, BSN
Amber Ratliff, MD
Chelsea Reagan, RN, BSN
Elizabeth Rhyne
Kayla Rose, RN, BSN
Susan Rozier, RN, BSN
Farouk Sadiq, MD
Heidi Sallee, MD
Lou Salvin, RN, BSN
Anthony Scalzo, MD
Dawn Sleeper, RN
Kenzie Smith, RN, BSN
Rita Stanley, RN, BSN

Kaitlyn Stumpe, RN, BSN
Aline Tanios, MD
Gustavo Villalona, MD
Kelly Weeden, RN, BSN
Alan Wild, MD
Sarah Williams
Ellen Wood, MD
Janice Young
Tom Young, RN, BSN
4 North Team
Allergy and Immunology Team
Complex Medical Care Team
Craniofacial Team
Intervention Radiology Team
IVIG Nurse Team
MRI Team
Renal Team


Deborah Boylan, RN, BSN
Mary Kay Brasken, MSW, LCSW
Nancy Griffith, LPN
Donna Marshall, RN, BSN
Amy Miller,
Katie Robbins, RN, MSN, NNP-BC
Diane Roth, RN
Marie Sellers
Rosanna Tochtrop, RN, CSPI
Rebecca VanEkeren, RN, BSN, NNP-BC
Karen Weaver, MS, RDN, LD, CNSC


Max Burgdorf, MD
James Cahalin, MD
James DeBoard, MD
Faye Doerhoff, MD
Gordon Gale, MD
Susan Heaney, MD
Susan Meyers, MD
Pathma Ramesvara, MD
Ellen Wood, MD



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