Stacy Jaskwhich wins 2017 Terry Thomas Clinical Practice Award

Stacy Jaskwhich, MSN, NP-C

Stacy Jaskwhich, lead nurse practitioner at the Emory Women’s Heart Center (EWHC), has been named the 2017 Terry Thomas Clinical Practice Award winner. Stacy was selected for her ability to deliver outstanding patient care. She has been instrumental to the success of the Emory Women’s Heart Center and Emory’s “10,000 Women” project. She will be presented the award at the 2017 Preventive Cardiovascular Nursing Association (PCNA) meeting in April.

Gina Lundberg, MD (medical director of the Emory Women’s Heart Center) commented, “Stacy has shown outstanding leadership and dedication in raising awareness of and helping to prevent heart disease among women and so much more.”

Stacy was nominated by colleague Sandra Dunbar, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAHA, FPCNA (Professor of Nursing and Associate Dean for Academic Advancement, Neil Hodgson School of Nursing.)

More about the Emory Women’s Heart Center

The Emory Women’s Heart Center is a collaborative group of providers that treats our patients using a team approach. Cardiologists, nurse practitioners, nurses, nutritionists, therapists, and other staff — mostly women — work to make patients feel comfortable and understood. If needed, EWHC patients also have access to other Emory Healthcare specialists. Learn more.

More about Emory’s “10,000 Women” project

The “10,000 Women” project, an initiative of the Emory Women’s Heart Center, provides free cardiovascular risk screenings throughout the community at local churches, community centers, and special events. The project provides a much-needed community service while gathering research data to help us save lives in the future.

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