For Immediate Release April 15, 2019

Baltimore Magazine

Baltimore magazine is honoring 13 nurses from across the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) hospitals and 12 nurses from the University of Maryland School of Nursing (UM SON) in its fifth annual “Excellence in Nursing” issue. Four UMMS winners currently attend or graduated from UM SON.

Baltimore editors asked readers to submit nominations and recruited an expert panel of nurse leaders from the region to select honorees. The magazine, which is the May 2019 issue, recognizes 75 top nurses across 18 specialties.

Read more about how nurses were selected and see a list of all winners.

University of Maryland Medical System Honorees

Linda Ali, MS, RNC-OB, C-EFM, APRN-CNS
UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center
UM SON MS ‘99
Category: Women’s Health

Kelly Bacon, BSN, RN, CMSRN
UM St. Joseph Medical Center
Category: Medical-Surgical Nursing

Lori Campbell, RN
University of Maryland Medical Center 
Category: Oncology

Wendy Cunningham, BSN, RN, CDNC
University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus
Category: Neurology/Psychology/Behavioral Health

Aline Dagdag, BSN, RN
University of Maryland Medical Center
Category: Psychiatric Nurse

Nikia Herold, BSN, RN, CCRN
University of Maryland Medical Center
BSN ‘13 at UM SON
Category: Intensive Care

Janice Mickey, RN, CPAN
University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus
Category: Medical-Surgical Nursing

Elizabeth Niehoff, RN, BS
University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center
Category: Community Care/Ambulatory Care

Catherine Palmeri, BSN, RN, OCN
Maryland Proton Treatment Center, University of Maryland Medical Center, Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
Category: Oncology

Robinson Pedron, BSN, RN
University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus
Category: Cardiovascular

Matthew Piper, BSN, BS, RN, TCRN, PHRN
R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland Medical Center
BSN ‘03 at UM SON
Category: Emergency Department

Victoria Proctor, MA, RN, CHHC
UM Rehabilitation and Orthopaedic Institute
DNP-FNP Student at UM SON
Category: Rehabilitation 

Erin Shucosky, RN
Towson Orthopaedic Associates
Category: Orthopaedics

University of Maryland School of Nursing Honorees

June Beeman, MS ‘90 
Category: Pediatrics: Non-Neonatal

Sol Dominic Bugayong Sebastian, BSN '12
Category: Intensive Care

Mary Herster, MS ‘10
Category: Intensive Care

Melva Jones, MS ’91, BSN ‘77
Category: Psychiatric Nurse

Rebecca Landreth, MS ‘11

Category: Acute Care/Family Practice/General Medicine

Melissa McCoy, MS ‘91
Category: Community Care/Ambulatory Care

Ann Marie Murphy, BSN ‘99

Category: Pediatrics: Neonatal

Katelynn Dougherty Soper
DNP Student at UM SON
Category: Oncology