July 2013 Smith Award Recipients

Smith Award recipients were celebrated at an early breakfast at the Shands Cancer Center on July 10, 2013.

Julie Greenwalt, MD for proposal on Reducing Errors in Radiation Treatment through the Implementation of Electronic Safety Checklists within the University of Florida Department of Radiation Oncology. Co-Investigators: Anamaria Yeung, M.D.; Chihray Liu, Physicist and Professor of Physics; Kathryn Mittauer, Physics Graduate Student;

Betty Jax, MSN, ARNP, RN-BC for proposal on Expectation Management and Medical Information (EMMI). Co-Investigators: Cathy Zorilo, MSN, RN, ARNP and Eric Rosenberg, M.D., MSPH, FACP;

Peggy Kalynych, RN, MSN, NE-BC for proposal on Patient Comprehension of Discharge Medication Regimen Post Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Co-Investigators: Ryan Altman, M.D. and Luis Guzman, Medical Director Interventional Cardiology;

Laila Samiian, MD, FACS for proposal on Can Program Development Improve the Quality of Care for Patients with Breast Cancer?. Co-Investigators: Jilma Patrick, M.D. and Katherine Puckett, DO.