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2019 winners

Advancements and Innovation in Health Care

Elder and hospice care

Kaiser Permanente
Community health initiatives

LifeBridge Health

Lorien Health Services
Advancements in nursing care

Patricia D. and M. Scot Kaufman Cancer Center
Advancements in cancer treatment

Community Outreach/Education Hero (Individual)

Panagis Galiatsatos, MD, MHS
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Asma Inge-Hanif
Inge Benevolent Ministries dba Muslimat Al Nisaa Shelter

Dr. William R. Leahy
High School Home Health Educational Foundation and Ingleside

Dr. Marlene Mahipat
Mediquest, LLC

Annette March-Grier
Roberta’s House

Community Outreach/Education Hero (Organization)

American Cancer Society

Baltimore Child Abuse Center, a subsidiary of LifeBridge Health

Casey Cares Foundation


Population Health Division, Howard County General Hospital, Johns Hopkins Medicine

Western Maryland Health System

Lifetime Achievement

Robin Luxon, RN, BSN, MBA, FACHE
University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health

Dr. William F. Regine MD, FACR, FACRO
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Nurse of the Year

Karen Evans
Roland Park Place

Kristina A Gambrell RN, BSN, IBCLC
Sinai Hospital, a LifeBridge Health Hospital

Dona Griffin, RN, BSN
MedStar Montgomery Medical Center

Lisa Rogers
Lorien Health Services

Catherine C. Ware BSN, RN-BC, CCRN-K
Meritus Medical Center

Physician of the Year

Crystal Watkins Johansson, M.D., Ph.D.
Sheppard Pratt /Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Mark R. Katlic, M.D., M.M.M., FACS
Sinai Hospital, a LifeBridge Health Hospital

Kristen Nelson, M.D.
Johns Hopkins