Heckenkemper Leader in Transplant Administration / Quality Award
The UNOS Transplant Management Forum Planning Committee sought nominations for the Annual Heckenkemper Leader in Transplant Administration / Quality Award to be presented at the UNOS Transplant Management Forum in May 2023.
Deadline to submit nominations was Nov. 30, 2022.
Eligibility and award process
Members of the UNOS Transplant Management Forum Planning Committee and the OPTN Transplant Administrators Committee are not eligible to win the award.
The UNOS Transplant Management Forum Planning Committee will review all nominations and select the winner based on specific criteria. We will notify all award nominees and the winner in advance of the award presentation.
Marian O’Rourke, RN, CTCC
Director, Quality, Compliance and Outcomes Management
Jackson Health System
Jennifer Milton, BSN, CCTC, MBA
Executive Director, University Hospital, University of Texas Health Science Center, TX
Linda Ohler, MSN, RN, CCTC, FAAN, FAST
Editor Emeritus, Progress in Transplantation
2020 – Ian Jamieson, MBA, MHA
2019 – Brigitte Sullivan, MBA
2018 – Gwen E. McNatt, RN, CNN, FNP-BC
2017 – Gene Ridolfi, BA, RN, MHA
2016 – Betty Crandall, MS, RN
2015 – Tracy Giacoma, RN, MSN, MBA, FACHE
2014 – Alexander Aussi, BSN, RN, MBA
2013 – Angie Korsun, RN, MSN, MPA
2012 – Edward Zavala, MBA