Surgery Specialties Clinic nurses receive service awards

Two nurses from the Surgery Specialties Clinic in the Department of Surgery have been named to the list of 100 Great Iowa Nurses for 2012.

Those recognized this year from the Surgical Specialties Clinic were Donna Dolezal and Sandra Roberts. They are among ten nurses from the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics to have been named to the list for 2012. The UIHC nurses will be recognized during National Nurses Week in May, and a statewide recognition event is scheduled for May 6 in Des Moines. The list and recognition event were created by a partnership of The Iowa Nurses Association, Iowa Nurses Foundation, Iowa Hospital Association, and University of Iowa College of Nursing.

In addition, Ms. Roberts has been selected to receive the Society of Vascular Nursing 2012 Distinguished Service Award. This award recognizes Society for Vascular Nursing members who display qualities of outstanding leadership, society participation and contribution to furthering the mission and vision of the Society. More information about the Society of Vascular Nursing can be found on its website here.