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20 Ochsner Health Nurses Honored Among Louisiana’s Best

20 Ochsner Health Nurses Honored Among Louisiana’s Best

NEW ORLEANS, La. – Twenty registered nurses with Ochsner Health and its affiliated hospitals were named to the 2022 “Great Nurses of Louisiana” list compiled annually by The Great 100 Nurses Foundation.

Since its founding 36 years ago, The Great 100 Nurses Foundation has honored thousands of nurses across Louisiana, North Carolina, Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas. Nurses were selected for the 2022 list based on their concern for humanity, contributions to the profession of nursing, and their mentoring of others.

“Our nurses at Ochsner Health live out our mission daily, putting patients first and providing compassionate, high-quality care. It is an honor to receive this well-deserved recognition. We are proud of each one of our honorees,” said Tracey Moffatt, system chief nursing officer & vice president of quality, Ochsner Health.

Honorees from Ochsner Health and its affiliated hospitals include:

Ochsner Baptist – A Campus of Ochsner Medical Center

Michelle R. Collins

Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport - Academic Medical Center

Kelli Mayfield

Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport – St. Mary Medical Center

Katherine Scott

Ochsner Medical Center – New Orleans

Leslie Norman

Michael Gravois

Amy Ott

Yvonne R. Ferina

Kelvin Norman

Phyllis Gambino

Ashley O’Flynn

Ochsner Medical Center – West Bank Campus

Karen P Jackson

Ashley Terrebonne

Amanda Smith

St. Tammany Cancer Center – A Campus of Ochsner Medical Center

Katherine Adams

Kimberly Reitz

St. Bernard Parish Hospital

Albert Schell IV

System Nursing

Tammy Brumfield

Sarah Owens

Brenda Steudlein

Mary Anne Toledano

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About Ochsner Health

Ochsner Health is an integrated healthcare system with a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate. Celebrating 80 years in 2022, it leads nationally in cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, liver and heart transplants and pediatrics, among other areas. Ochsner is consistently named both the top hospital and top children’s hospital in Louisiana by U.S. News & World Report. The not-for-profit organization is inspiring healthier lives and stronger communities. Its focus is on preventing diseases and providing patient-centered care that is accessible, affordable, convenient and effective. Ochsner Health pioneers new treatments, deploys emerging technologies and performs groundbreaking research, including over 700 clinical studies. It has more than 36,000 employees and over 4,600 employed and affiliated physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties. It operates 47 hospitals and more than 300 health and urgent care centers across Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and the Gulf South; and its cutting-edge Connected Health digital medicine program is caring for patients beyond its walls. In 2021, Ochsner Health treated more than 1 million people from every state and 75 countries. As Louisiana’s top healthcare educator, Ochsner Health and its partners educate thousands of healthcare professionals annually. To learn more, visit