Hays, Kansas (March 9, 2016)— The annual HaysMed Service Awards Banquet was held last night at the Rose Garden Banquet Hall in Hays. The highlight of the banquet was the presentation of the Norman W. Jeter Humanitarian Award, the Sister Mary J. Mollison Nurse of the Year Award and the Vic Eddy, MD, Physician of the Year Award. These awards are the highest level of recognition that an associate of Hays Medical Center can receive.
The Norman W. Jeter Humanitarian Award recognizes an individual’s human kindness and dedication to medical excellence. The award was presented to Pat Marrs, RN, Corporate Compliance at HaysMed. Marrs has been with the organization since 1974.
Recipient of the Sr. Mary J. Mollison Nurse of the Year Award was Karen Threlkel, RN. This award honors a nurse who displays excellence in the areas of job knowledge and performance, quality improvements, self-development and participation in hospital and community affairs. Threlkel began her career with HaysMed in 1977 and works at HaysMed Family Medicine.
The Vic Eddy, MD, Physician of the Year Award was presented to Dr. Babu Prasad, Radiation Oncologist at the Dreiling/Schmidt Cancer Institute. The award recognizes a physician who displays a high level of clinical experience and an extraordinary dedication to improving healthcare delivery in the community. Dr. Prasad began his career at HaysMed in 1983.
For 40 years of service the following individual was recognized:
For 35 years of service the following individuals were recognized:
Darrell Werth, MD
For 30 years of service the following individuals were recognized:
For 25 years of service the following individuals were recognized:
For 20 years of service the following individuals were recognized:
Rose Ann Dreiling
Mary Beth Sell
For 15 years of service the following individuals were recognized:
For 10 years of service the following individuals were recognized:
Shanon Custer, MD
Michelle Pope, MD
Kurt Rider, MD
For 5 years of service the following individuals were recognized:
Brandon Cunningham, MD
Andrea Sandoval, MD
Jason Williams |