The Medical Staff of Brookwood Baptist Medical Center recently honored six members of hospital staff with the Melissa Cole Award. The award, named in memory for the team member who personified dedication and compassion in her role as a Cardiac Intensive Care Unit nurse, is presented annually to nurses and staff who demonstrate the same outstanding qualities that defined Melissa's career. The award recognizes individuals who have made a significant career commitment to the care of patients at Brookwood Baptist Medical Center and who define the standards of great care and serve as role models for all.
The 2020 Melissa Cole Award recipients are as follows:
Catherine Akhtar, RN - Cath Lab
Jason Duke, CST - Main OR
Laura Dunham, OTR/L - Behavioral Health
Ann Johnson, RN - Emergency Department
Lisa Williams, RN - 4 Main
Shelly Miller, RN - Women's Medical Center