Crains is proud to honor these dedicated heroes for their achievements and outstanding level of care that enriches everyday life.
Administrator of the Year
Nursing: Catherine Koppelman, Chief Nursing Officer; University Hospitals
Hospital: Cynthia Moore-Hardy, FACHE, President & CEO; Lake Health
Long-term care: Daniel Storey, Administrator; The Village at Marymount
Safetynet provider: Lee Elmore, Executive Director; North Coast Health Ministry
Allied Health Category
Meghann Featherstun MS RD LD, Clinical Dietician Coach; University Hospitals
Advancements in Healthcare Category
Company: Explorys, Inc.
Individual: Dr. Goutham Narla, Cancer Geneticist; University Hospitals Accountable Care
Health Care Advocate Category
Community Outreach: Dr. Scott Sedlacek, Optometrist; The Eye Place
Organization: MetroHealth System
Advocacy Impact: Janine Janosky, VP & Head, Center for Community Health Improvement, Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron
Mental Health: Gary Mahoney, RN, Psychiatric Registered Nurse; The Visiting Nurse Association of Ohio
Maternity: Pamela Hetrick, CNM, MSN; Nurse Midwife, Program Director, Centering Pregnancy; University Hospitals
Lifetime Achievement: Mary DiDonato, Oncology RN; Medical office of Dr. Sandra Hazra
Orthopedics: Dr. Wael Barsoum, Vice Chair, Dept. of Orthopedic Surgery & Chair, Surgical Operations; Cleveland Clinic
Research: Dr. Michael Lederman, Principal Investigator, AIDS Clinical Trials Unit; University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Safteynet provider: Dr. Philip Tomsik, Medical Director; North Coast Health Ministry
Leadership: Kevin Goodman, Managing Director; BlueBridge Networks
Palliative care: Bob Juzenas; Hospice of the Western Reserve
Hospital service: Barbara Ruhlman; University Hospitals
Noble Davis Consulting Inc.
Independence Excavating, Inc.
Medical Mutual of Ohio