The Best Staff
BWH is proud of nurses' many achievements. BWH Nurse recognizes some of these achievements here. If you or your nurse colleague receives an award or earns a promotion, degree or certification, please let us know at BWHNurse@partners.org.
Grace Rochdi, BSN, RN, and Natacha Laguerre, BSN, RN, Tower 10CD
Jennifer Klein, MSN, FNP, Tower 10CD
MSN, acute care nurse practitioner, specialization in adult gerontology-Northeastern University
Heidi Doucette, MSN, RN, ACCNS-AG, Tower 10CD
MSN-Regis College and certification as an Acute Care Clinical Nurse Specialist - Adult/Gerontology
Donna Guilfoy, BSN, RN, and Amy Perchard, BSN, RN, Tower 10CD
Andrea M. Kelly, JD, MSN, RN, Ambulatory OB/GYN
MSN, Nursing Administration-Loyola University
Isabelle Shaw, MSN, RN, Thoracic ICU
MSN-University of Massachusetts Boston
Mary M. Prata, MSN, RN, Thoracic ICU
Megan Dewey, RN, CNRN, Tower 10CD
Certification in Neuroscience Nursing
Julie Appel, RN, PCCN, Tower 8AB
Certification for Progressive Care Nursing
Michelle Glowny, MSN, RN, PCCN, CMC
Cardiovascular Recovery Room
Certification for Cardiac Medical Nursing
Cheryl Herlihy, BS, RN, CCRN, Shapiro 9E
Certification for Adult, Pediatric and Neonatal Critical Care Nurses
Presentations and Publications
Cardiac Surgery ICU nurses presented an evidenced-based poster abstract:
"How Care Redesign Improved Patient Outcome in Cardiac Surgery ICU,"
at the National Teaching Institute in Boston.
Lisa Wichmann, MS, RN, ACM, NC-BC, nursing director for Ambulatory Care Coordination, and Joanne Kaufman, MPA, RN, nurse manager for the integrated Care Management Program at MGH, presented the poster:
"Can Acute Care Plans Decrease Ultra Utilization by Patients?" at the Case Management Society of America's National Conference in New Orleans.
Michael Dumais, BSN, MEd, RN, Bedside Technologies Specialist, Biomedical Engineering; L. Michael Fraai, MS, CCE, director of Biomedical Engineering; and Carol Jean Luppi, BSN, RN, ALM, nurse educator for Technology, Center for Nursing Excellence, presented an FDA Webinar:
"Building Relationships between Biomedical Engineering and Clinical Staff to Improve Medical Device Safety and Event Reporting."
Mary Pennington, MS, RN, Nursing program director and co-chair of the BWH Ethics Committee, will begin a fellowship in clinical bioethics at the Harvard Medical School Division of Bioethics. This prestigious and highly sought-after fellowship will be for one year.