Lewis W. Blackman Patient Safety Champion Awards Recipients


2017 Caregiver Award

Daniel M. Smith, Jr., MD
Medical Director
Greenville Health Systems Hospice of the Foothills


2017 Healthcare Executive Award

Sharon Castle, Pharm.D
Chief Pharmacy Service and Pharmacy Administrative Residency Director
Ralph H. Johnson Veteran Affairs Medical Center


 

2017 Innovation & Research Award

Vicky Ducworth
Senior Vice President of Government Operations
EQ Health Solutions


 

2017 Patient Advocate Award

Kelly Lloyd
Volunteer 
MUSC Children's Hospital 


 

2017 Student Award

Megan Hunt
President
Clemson University American Medical Student Association

Rami Zebian, MD
 

2016 Caregiver Award

Rami Zebian, MD
Director of Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine
Carolinas Hospital System

Brian Greig, RN
 

2016 Caregiver Award

Brian Greig, RN
Director of Critical Care Services 
Carolinas Hospital System

Thomas Dandridge
 

2016 Healthcare Executive Award

Tom Dandridge
CEO
Regional Medical Center

David Marx
 

2016 Innovation & Research Award

David Marx
Founder
Outcome Engenuity

Danielle Bowen Scheurer
 

2016 Patient Advocate Award

Danielle B. Scheurer, MD, MSCR 
Chief Quality Officer 
MUSC Health 

Mary Hobbs
 

2016 Student Award

Mary (Ali) Hobbs
Graduate Research Assistant
Clemson University

Michael O'Boyle
 

2015 Caregiver Award

Michael O’Boyle, MD
Medical Director, St. Francis Osteoporotic Fracture Program
Bon Secours St. Francis Health System

Ann Waters
 

2015 Health Care Executive Award

Ann Waters, MSN, MS, RN
Vice President of Operations
Georgetown Memorial Hospital

Elizabeth Cutrell
 

2015 Innovation & Research Award

Elizabeth Cutrell, MD
Third Year Resident Physician, Department of Pediatrics
Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital

Ann Simonin
 

2015 Innovation & Research Award

Ann Simonin, MD
Third Year Resident Physician, Department of Pediatrics
Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital

Caroline DeLongchamps
 

2015 Patient Advocate Award

Caroline DeLongchamps
Guest Services Representative & Staff Liaison to Family Advisory Council
MUSC Children’s Hospital

Carolyn Reeves
 

2015 Student Award

Carolyn Reeves
Student, School of Nursing
Clemson University

Brian Kendall
 

2014 Caregiver Award

Brian Kendall, MD
Medical Director, Hospitalist Services 
The Regional Medical Center of Orangeburg and Calhoun Counties

Bambi Floyd
 

2014 Health Care Executive Award

Bambi Floyd, MSN-FNP, CNO
Chief Nursing Officer
Williamsburg Regional Hospital

Cassandra Salgado
 

2014 Innovation and Research Award

Cassandra Salgado, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine
Medical University of South Carolina

PASOS Promotores of the Midlands
 

2014 Patient Advocate Award

PASOS Promotores of the Midlands
Community health organization 
Hosted at the USC Arnold School of Public Health 

Amanda Hobbs
 

2014 Student Award

Amanda Jane Hobbs
Industrial Engineering student
Clemson University

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2013 Health Care Executive Award

Pat Foulger
Vice President of Quality and Risk
Beaufort Memorial Hospital

Christine Gerber
 

2013 Caregiver Award

Christine Gerber, MD 
Chair, Waccamaw Community Hospital Perinatal Committee
Georgetown Hospital System 

Lisa Maselli
 

2013 Caregiver Award

Lisa Maselli, MD
Obstetrician
Georgetown Hospital System

Rosemary Gibson
 

2013 Patient Advocate Award

Rosemary Gibson
Author and former senior program officer
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

 

William Berry
 

2013 Innovation & Research Award

William Berry, MD
Program Director
Safe Surgery 2015 
Harvard School of Public Health

Lizzie Edmondson
 

2013 Innovation & Research Award

Lizabeth Edmondson
Senior Project Manager
Safe Surgery 2015
Harvard School of Public Health

Susie Robinson
 

2013 Student Award

Susie Robinson
Graduate Student
Clemson University

Michael Rose
 

2012 Health Care Executive Award

Michael Rose, MD 
Vice President for Surgical Services, McLeod Regional Medical Center 
Florence, SC

Elizabeth Mack
 

2012 Caregiver Award

Elizabeth Mack, MD 
Director of Quality, Pediatric Critical Care, Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital 
Columbia, SC

Dixie Roberts
 

2012 Patient Advocate Award

Dixie Roberts 
Former Director of HAI & Antibiotic Resistance Section, SC DHEC 
Columbia, SC

Elliot Turner
 

2012 Student Award

Elliot Turner, PharmD 
Pharmacy Practice Residency, Palmetto Health Richland 
Columbia, SC

Shawn Stinson
 

2011 Health Care Executive Award

Shawn Stinson, MD 
Vice President of Clinical Quality & Patient Safety, Palmetto Health 
Columbia, SC


 Eric Powers

2011 Caregiver Award

Eric Powers, MD & All South Carolina Mission Lifeline Caregivers 
Chairman, South Carolina Mission: Lifeline 
Charleston, SC

Teresa Arnold
 

2011 Patient Advocate Award

Teresa Arnold 
Director of Governmental Affairs, AARP 
Columbia, SC


 Ross Hilliard

2011 Student Award

Ross Hilliard 
Medical Student
University of South Carolina School of Medicine 
Columbia, SC

Mary Jo Cagle
 

2010 Health Care Executive Award

Mary Jo Cagle, MD 
Senior Vice President Medical Affairs & Chief Medical Officer
Bon Secours St. Francis Health System 
Greenville, SC

Robert Adams
 

2010 Caregiver Award

Robert Adams, MD, MS 
Endowed Chair, Stroke Center of Economic Excellence 
Professor, Department of Neurosciences
Medical University of South Carolina 
Charleston, SC

Susan McWilliam
 

2010 Caregiver Award

Susan McWilliam, RN, MS, MSN 
Clinical Nurse Educator & Regulatory Compliance Coordinator
Hillcrest Memorial Hospital 
Greenville, SC

Jan Vick
 

2010 Patient Advocate Award

Jan Vick 
Patient Advocate & Executive Director
South Carolina Voices for Patient Safety 
Chesterfield, SC

Donna Isgett
 

2009 Health Care Executive Award

Donna C. Isgett, RN, MSN 
Corporate Vice President
McLeod Health 
Columbia, SC

David Marsh
 

2009 Caregiver Award

David Marsh, MD 
Neonatologist
Palmetto Health Richland 
Columbia, SC

Dianne Parker
 

2009 Patient Advocate Award

Dianne Parker 
Patient Advocate 
Aiken, SC

John Heydel
 

2008 Health Care Executive Award

M. John Heydel 
Retired President & CEO
Self Regional Healthcare 
Greenwood, SC

Patricia White
 

2008 Caregiver Award

Patricia White, RPh 
Director, Pharmacy & Centralized Scheduling
AnMed Health 
Anderson, SC

Ralph Anderson
 

2008 Patient Advocate Award

Senator Ralph Anderson 
Greenville, SC

*Please note all titles and locations of past award recipients reflect their standing when they received the award.