Great 100 Nurses of North Carolina Recognized for Excellence in the Workplace and Community

08.15.2019 Atrium Health News

Nurses at Atrium Health are central to how we deliver on our mission to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing – for all. Every day, our 16,000 nurses are immersed in patient care, deepening their clinical expertise, and driving innovation so that we are continually improving the quality and experience of care. The Great 100 Nurses of North Carolina are shining examples of the best of our profession and have our gratitude for all they do for the people of our state. Congratulations to them all!


Carolinas Medical Center

Heather Brown, MSN, RN, CMSRN, CNL

Tru Byrnes, DNP, RN-BC, CNL, CMSRN

Ashley Hewitt, BSN, CCE

Rebecca Noe, BSN, RN, SCRN, CN III

Julie Pagel, MSN, RN, CCRN, SCRN, CNE-cl

Melissa Barnes, MSN, RN, BMTCN, OCN

April Strassburger, BSN, RN, CEN, NR Paramedic 

Atrium Health Kannapolis

Candance Hellard, MSN, RN-BC, CCRN, CMSRN, TCRN

Atrium Health Union

Mindy Parsons, RN-BC

Atrium Health Cabarrus

Mary Lou Bowers, DNP, MSN, ACNS-BC, RNC-MNN

Atrium Health Cleveland

Audrey Weaver RN, BSN, CCRN CNlll

Levine Cancer Institute

Brenda Crump, MSN, RN, CRN

Levine Children’s Hospital

Della Wrightson, MSN, APRN, RNC-NIC