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Employee of the Year

Julio Sanchez

RN-Patient Resource-Imaging/Radiation Oncology

Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Thomas Gray, MD, Chief Medical Officer

Graduate Medical Education Awards

  • Michelle Hooper, RN (Anesthesiology)
  • Jazmin Escarcega, RN (Emergency Medicine)
  • Shane Reynolds, RN (Family Medicine)
  • Thuan Le, RN (Psychiatry)
  • Brittany Winters, RN (Surgery)
  • Samantha Ramirez, RN (Transitional Year)
  • Graciela Diaz (CAP)

Outstanding Physician & Resident of the Year

Outstanding Physician of the Year - Role as a Teacher

  • Roger Haley, MD
  • Adrian Yabut, DO

Outstanding Physician of the Year – Professional Collaboration

  • Sreedhar Adapa, MD
  • Danielle Ruediger, DO

Outstanding Physician of the Year – Communication

  • Enrique Valladares, MD
  • Rachel Handelsman, MD

Outstanding Physician of the Year – Compassionate Care

  • Lee Brock, MD
  • Andrew Hanalla, MD

Outstanding Physician of the Year – Patient Advocacy

  • Julianne Randolph, DO
  • Jared Caballes, MD

Partner in Care Awards

2 North

  • Sara Gentner, CNA

2 South

  • Nicole Toledo, HUC

3 North

  • Mariana Leon, CAN

3 South

  • Tricia Perez, CAN

Broderick Pavilion

  • Roxy Maquilang, LVN

4 North/AHD

  • Monica Cortes, CAN

4 South

  • Raciela Stringer, Physical Therapist III

4 Tower

  • Susana Bravo, EVS

3 West

  • Esmeralda Hignojoz, HUC/CNA


  • Claudia Mulvaney, HUC

5 Tower

  • Debbie Seeger, HUC


  • Alexandria Salazar, CNA

Float Pool

  • Eva Romero, CAN

Labor & Delivery

  • Manda Crow, STA

Mother Baby

  • Julie Marlton, Lactation Consultant


  • Joshua Redmonds, Respiratory Therapist


  • Mary Lupe Diaz, CAN

Emergency Department

  • Daisy Magana, ED Tech

Operating Room

  • Angela Alvarado, HUC

CV Services

  • Matt Howard, Biomedical Technician III


  • Alissa Adkins, HUC

Advanced Practice Nurses

  • Mary Miller, Pharmacist


  • Melissa Rosalez, EVS Aide

Mental Health

  • Jason Ledezma, Mental Health Worker

Short Stay Rehab

  • Veronica McClure, Occupational Therapist III


  • Claudia Hernandez-Diaz, CNA


  • Sophie Romo, Activity Coordinator

Visalia Dialysis/CAPD

  • Brian DeRoca, CHT/Biomed


  • Carry Guy, Chaplain

Home Health

  • Manuel Sanchez, EVS Aide

Private Home Care

  • Mercy Gomez, Personal Care Aide

Specialty Home Care

  • Ana Ramos, Home Health Aide


  • Ana Pena, Medical Assistant

CDMC Infusion Center

  • Carl Hauschel, EVS Aide

Care Management

  • Kim Vliem, Administrative Assistant

RHC Exeter

  • Yesenia Orozco-Lemus, Medical Assistant

RHC Lindsay

  • Graciela Diaz, Medical Assistant

RHC Woodlake

  • Juliana Mata, Patient Access Specialist

RHC Dinuba

  • Pearla Gonzallez, Lead Patient Access Specialist

RHC Tulare

  • Nicole Sanchez, Medical Assistant


  • Claudia Diaz, LVN


  • Crystal Dodson, LVN

Wound Center

  • Alexa Patino-McDonald, LVN


  • Marlene Rubalcava, Medical Assistant

Clinical Education

  • Jenni Faria, Clinical Education Program Coordinator

Cardiology Center

  • Katerena Lopez, Medical Assistant

Cardiology Business Office

  • Destinee Florez, Office Assistant

Medical Staff Nurses of the Year

  • Stacey Hehn, RN, BSN
  • Leah Daugherty, RNC-OB, BSN
  • William Brown, RNFA, BSN

Excellence in Nursing Leadership Awards

Excellence in Nursing Leadership Award

  • Doss Bewley, RN, BSN, CHFN, Nurse Manager

Service to Society Award

  • Monica Reyes, RN

Advancing New Knowledge and Innovation Award

  • Madison Bosma, RN, BSN

Clinical Nurses of the Year

  • Alexa Patino-McDonald, LVN
  • Elizabeth Lee, LVN
  • Dee Carrasca, LVN
  • Annette Padilla, LPT
  • Jennifer Albert, RN
  • Shelly Mena, RN
  • Daisy Gamboa, RN, CMSRN
  • Evamore Corpuz, RN, BSN

Service Excellence and Inspirational Leaders Awards

  • Lori Winston, MD FACEP, Chief of Medical Education (12 years of service)
  • Ben Cripps, Chief Compliance & Risk Management Officer (9 years of service)
  • Edward Cordeiro, Jr., Security Services Supervisor (9 years of service)
  • Kim Roller, Senior Clinical Informaticist (7 years of service)
  • Luke Schneider, Director of ISS Application Services (6 years of service)
  • Cynthia Vander-Schuur, RN-Quality Consultant (36 years of service)
  • Rafaela Luis, Medical Staff Peer Review Manager (10 years of service)
  • Rita Pena, GME Porgram Coordinator (2 years of service)
  • Asma Tariq, MD, Medical Staff (7 years of service)
  • Jazmen Brock, HIM Lead (9 years of service)
  • Kari MacDonald, Finance Accounting & Reimbursement Manager (22 years of service)
  • Gregory Bitney, Senior Graphic Designer (2 years of service)
  • Karen Cocagne, Director of Marketing & Media Relations (6 years of service)
  • Brady Johnson, Driver/Customer Service Rep/Gurney Transport Medical Transportation (4 years of service)
  • Summer Mooney Morales, Charge Nurse (16 years of service)
  • Felicia Vaughn, Nurse Manager-Neonatal ICU-NICU (29 years of service)
  • Sandra Echeverria, Nurse Manager (18 years of service)
  • Geraldine Ramirez, Patient Navigation Coordinator (10 years of service)
  • Brittani Snyder, Outpatient APP Manager (13 years of service)
  • Kelly Pierce, Volunteer Coordinator (22 years of service)
  • Brittany Taylor, Director of Human Resources (19 years of service)
  • Mary Miller, Pharmacy Coordinator (9 years of service)
  • Lori Haun, Laboratory Technician (29 years of service)
  • Kevin Bartel, Director of Orthopedics, Neurosciences & Specialty Practice (13 years of service)
  • Jonah Miller, Therapy Manager (13 years of service)