An Infusion nurse at Tomah Health has been has been added to the highly coveted list of DAISY award recipients. Melissa Gollnik is the 2023 recipient of the award.

Tomah Health Infusion Department Director Carrie Lord said Gollnik truly deserved the recognition which reflects the type of care nurses provide patients at the hospital.

Gollnik has been an oncology nurse 22 years, and a member of the Infusion Department nearly five years. She was one of 29 nurses at the hospital nominated for the award by submissions from the public.

The DAISY award is a worldwide recognition program established by the not-for-profit DAISY Foundation, based in California, in memory of J. Patrick Barnes, who died from complications from an autoimmune disease in 1999.

Tomah Health patients, families and colleagues can nominate nurses and learn more about the award on the hospital’s website at Tomah Health – dot – org.

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