ADW Diabetes is proud to announce the five finalists for Diabetes Educator of the Year for 2008! Our judges received hundreds of inspirational nominations from all over the country, and although it was challenging coming up with the five final nominees, here is the list:
- Linda C. Aman
RN, BS, MSN, NP-C
Joslin Diabetes Center, Affiliate at Providence Hospital, South, MI.
- Janet W. Brown Crockrel
LPN, RN, CDE
Ironton City Schools, OH
- Joyce Malaskovitz
PhD, RN, CDE
Diabetes Treatment Center at Desert Springs Hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada
- Suzanne Swann Laws
MS, RD, LD, CNS, FADA, BC-ADM, CDE
Consulting Nutritionist & Diabetes Educator
- Laurie Terrio
RN, BS, CDE
St. Joseph Hospital, Nashua, NH
Now it’s your turn to determine which of these dedicated individuals should be named the Diabetes Educator of the Year for 2008! The lucky winner will get a flight for two down to sunny South Florida for a 3 day, 2 night stay at the luxurious Boca Raton Resort & Club! The winner will also be honored at a special ceremony, taking place on Friday, May 1st, 2009, coordinated by ADW Diabetes and contest sponsors/supporters, including Home Diagnostics, iPump.org and the Defeat Diabetes Foundation.
Your vote counts, and it’s easy too! Just go to the Contest voting page, click on a nominee’s photo to read about them in their own words, and select the finalist in the poll to the right! Information about our esteemed panel judges Donna Rice, Chris Stocker and our local American Diabetes Association Team can be found there along with the rules, guidelines and details about last year’s contest.
If you have any questions about the Diabetes Educator of the Year Contest, please contact us – and thanks for your time and support!