Feb 19, 2021

Congratulations to Tennessee’s 2021 Rising Star Nurse Leaders!

Together with the Tennessee Nurses Association and the Tennessee Hospital Association, the Tennessee Action Coalition acknowledges these young nurse leaders:

 Jasmin Ajanovic, Johnson City Medical Center

Kari Bowen, Johnson City Medical Center

Oseana Bratton, East Tennessee Children’s Hospital

Marissa Lemley Brown, Monroe Carrell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

Rose Cannon, Moccasin Bend Mental Health Institute

Meloney Cardwell, Cherokee Health System

Lacretia Carroll, University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Lynn Cumming, HCA: Centennial Medical Center

Michael Curtis, Regional One Health Center

Chardae Davis, Methodist LeBonheur Healthcare

Tammy Delaney, Encompass Health Rehabilitation; Methodist LeBonheur Healthcare

Lori Feltner, HCA – Parkridge Medical Center

Kristin Fitchpatric, Crestwyn Behavioral Health

Retha Gentry, East Tennessee State University College of Nursing

Kendra Hammonds, Tennessee Department of Health Northeast Region

Brittany Haskell, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing

Monica Hicks, Tennessee Department of Health – Hamblen County Health Department

Rachel Hill, Aspell Recovery Center

Patricia Howard, Tennessee Department of Health

Kimin Huang, Nashville Health Pro

Steven Hunt, AirEvac LifeTeam

Ashley Johnson, Bethel University

Christy Kemp, Southern Tennessee Regional Health System – Pulaski

Carra Linde, Centennial Medical Center

Claire Marr, Ballad Health

Jessica Miller, The Martha O’Bryan Center

Crystal O’Guin, Georgetown University; Northstar Anesthesia

Faybria O’Neill, TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center

Courtney Pitts, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing

Brittney Ragan, State of Tennessee Department of Health – Cocke County Health Department

Malika Richardson, Providence Medical Clinic of Kingsport

Ansley Stanfill, University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Hailin Swan, VA Medical Center, Memphis

Crystal Martin Walker, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Tammy Wall, Southern Tennessee Regional Health System – Pulaski

Jenny Webb, Bethel University

Cory Wilbanks, University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Bethany Worley, TriStar Summit Medical Center

Brett Young, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

This cohort includes individuals from a variety of Tennessee regions, practice settings, roles, and specialties; representing all of Tennessee and the people they serve.

The aim of the Tennessee 40 Under 40 Nurse Leaders program is to engage and empower young nurses to lead the nursing profession in improving the health of Tennesseans.