IAHCSMM Announces 2005 Award Winners

At its annual meeting in May, the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM) presented its annual awards to outstanding members of the industry. The awards are as follows:

 

-- Cardinal Healthcare/IAHCSMM annual representative to the board:

Drew Harter, CRCST         

Cox Health Systems

Springfield, Mo.

 

-- IAHCSMM/Purdue University Scholarship Award:

Aqua Wiltz

Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital

Houston, Texas

 

Norma Knox

North Bronx Healthcare

Bronx, N.Y.

 

Rodolfo Panuelos

King Adbulaziz University Hospital

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

 

Kim Huges

Good Samaritan Hospital

Vincennes, Ind.

 

-- STERIS Chapter Recognition Award:

Linda Clement  

Florida Central Service Association 

 

Special Recognition for Runners-up

California Central Service Association Chapter & CSSD Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Chapter

 

-- 3M Health Care, Bertha Y. Litsky, Ph.D. Educator of the Year Award:

Kathi O Shaughnessy

Carthage, N.C.

 

-- IAHCSMM Cost Savers Award:

Joyce Dickerson, CRCST, CST, FCS

HCA Woman's Hospital of Texas

Houston, Texas

 

-- Golden Slipper Award for Service Excellence:

Claudia Bray, CRCST, CHL

Morton Plant Mease Countryside Hospital

Safety Harbor, Fla.

 

Leaving the IAHCSMMs executive board are:

Lori Patterson, CRCST, FCS

Morton Plant Mease Countryside Hospital

Safety Harbor, Fla.

 

Edward Baker, CRCST

Banner Thunderbird Medical Center

Glendale, Ariz.

 

Award of Honor

Charles Hughes

SPS Medical Supply Corporation

Rush, N.Y/

 

The IAHCSMM also announced the following new chapters that have been formed: Magnolia State Chapter of (Mississippi) Central Service Professionals and the Maryland Association Sterile Processing Professionals.

 

The new president for 2005-2007 is Don Gordon, CRCST, FCS, of Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx, N.Y. The outgoing president is Sybil Williams, CRCST, ACE, CHL, CST, BS, of Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital in Houston, Texas.

 

Winners of the Presidents Special Awards are as follows:

 

IAHCSMM Premium Partners 2004-2005

3M Health Care

John Slavsky, Marketing Manager

 

SPSmedical

Charles Hughes, General Manager

 

IAHCSMM Professional Partner 2004-2005

AESCULAP, Inc.

John Cox, Surgical Marketing Business Director

 

IAHCSMM Sustaining Partner 2004-2005

Case Medical, Inc

Marcia Frieze, CEO

 

IAHCSMM Sustaining Members

Advanced Sterilization Products

Shirley Welsh, Marketing Manager

 

Ecolab Healthcare

Dede Cooke, Marketing Manager

 

Kimberly-Clark

Sandy Buhler, Manager

 

Materials Management Microsystems, Inc.

Ed Becker, President

 

STERIS Corporation

Linda Clement, Consulting Services Manager

 

Source: IAHCSMM

 

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