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Saint Joseph Jessamine Recognizes Outstanding Medical Staff and Leaders With Awards

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (May 13, 2024) Saint Joseph Jessamine has announced its 2024 Employee of the Year and Leader of the Year award recipients. They will be recognized during the CHI Saint Joseph Health Foundations’ Humankindness Gala on Saturday, May 18.

Each year, Saint Joseph Jessamine recognizes an Employee of the Year and Leader of the Year who go above and beyond their duties and demonstrate the health care system’s core values.

Saint Joseph Jessamine’s 2024 Employee of the Year is Erica Houp of Nicholasville, a CT tech.

“Erica shows our core values in every interaction with patients and co-workers,” her nominator said.

Patsy Harlow of Versailles, a lab services supervisor has been named the 2024 Leader of the Year, recognized for her outstanding leadership in a managerial position.

“Patsy is sweet, kind, compassionate, considerate, kindred-spirited, honest, and hard-working,” said her nominator. “She covers all shifts for her employees. She always has a kind word for everyone and offers to help others if they need her. She is an extraordinary leader. She leads by example. She goes above and beyond her call of duty. She displays kindness to everyone.”

Additional CHI Saint Joseph Health winners include:

  • CHI Saint Joseph Health Corporate - Carlis Richards, Employee of the Year, Berea; Andre Fomby, Leader of the Year, Lexington

  • CHI Saint Joseph Medical Group - Derrick Williams, DO, Physician of the Year, Richmond; Chris Clark, APP of the Year, Nicholasville; Andrew Roberts, Employee of the Year, Corbin; Jennifer Jones, Leader of the Year, Manchester

  • Continuing Care Hospital - Ghassan Shakhashiro, MD, Physician of the Year, Lexington; Emily White, Employee of the Year, Winchester; Dawn Erb, Leader of the Year, Lexington

  • Flaget Memorial Hospital - Olivia Kelley, MD, Physician of the Year, Bloomfield; Janette Yingling, APP of the Year, Lexington; Barbara Hunter, Employee of the Year, Bloomfield; Brooke Dadisman, Leader of the Year, Bardstown

  • Saint Joseph East - Dr. Kevin Donohue, Physician of the Year, Lexington; Heather Smith, APP of the Year, Lexington; Kathy Williams, Employee of the Year, Lexington; Jason (Jay) Elery, Leader of the Year, Lexington

  • Saint Joseph Hospital - Korey Brammell, DO, Physician of the Year, Huntington, W.Va.; Michael Farran, APP of the Year, Lexington; Dee Thompson, Employee of the Year, Lexington; Rachel Kennedy, Leader of the Year, Frankfort

  • Saint Joseph London - Abdul Siddiqui, MD, Physician of the Year, London; Angel Patterson, APP of the Year, London; Loretta Philpot, Employee of the Year, London; Joshua Holland, Leader of the Year, London

  • Saint Joseph Berea - Asad Jadoon, MD, Physician of the Year, Richmond; Reida Sowden, APP of the Year, Richmond; Teresa Fightmaster, Employee of the Year, Richmond; Jackie Maynard, Leader of the Year, Berea

  • Saint Joseph Mount Sterling - Byram Ratliff, MD, Physician of the Year, Lexington; Sean Lawson, APP of the Year, Somerset; Vanessa Harris, Employee of the Year, Clay City; Kayla Isaacs, Leader of the Year, Richmond

 

Award winners were also previously recognized at a local celebration.

About CHI Saint Joseph Health

CHI Saint Joseph Health, part of CommonSpirit Health, is one of the largest and most comprehensive health systems in the Commonwealth of Kentucky with 100 locations in 20 counties, including hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes, home health agencies and an ambulatory Care Center. The hospitals in CHI Saint Joseph Health are Flaget Memorial Hospital, Saint Joseph Berea, Saint Joseph East, Saint Joseph Hospital, Saint Joseph Jessamine, Saint Joseph London, Saint Joseph Mount Sterling, and Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East. In total, the health system serves patients in 35 counties statewide. CHI Saint Joseph Health is dedicated to providing a wide array of services toward a goal of building a healthier future for all. CHI Saint Joseph Health embodies a strong mission and faith-based heritage and works through local partnerships to expand access to care in the communities it serves.

About Saint Joseph Jessamine

Saint Joseph Jessamine is located in Nicholasville, Kentucky. Established in 2009, the Saint Joseph Jessamine RJ Corman Ambulatory Care Center serves residents of Jessamine, Boyle, Fayette and Garrard counties. The facility is Jessamine County’s first and only full-service, 24/7 emergency room, and also offers primary care and a full range of services.

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Publish date: 

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

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