Champion Excellence Grant Program

Allen Foundation is excited to announce the fall 2017 Champion Excellence Grant recipients.

The Champion Excellence grant program funds professional development opportunities for UnityPoint Health – Allen Hospital team members seeking to further our mission, vision and FOCUS values.

Champion Excellence Grant Application  
    

Fall 2017 Recipients

Tom Eachus, Black Hawk-Grundy Mental Health:  $3,913,41

LGBTQ Mental Health Training
2017 Champion Excellence Grant Recipient: Tom Eachus, BHGMHC (right)

Amanda Schara, EAP:  $4,200

Critical Incident Stress Management Training
2017 Champion Excellence Grant Recipient: Amanda Schara, EAP (left)

Laura Woebbeking, Administration / Patient Experience:  $1,400

Press Ganey Conference
2017 Champion Excellence Grant Recipient: Laura Woebbeking, Patient Experience (left)

Suzanne Starbeck, Allen Birthing Center:  $1,895

Foundation for Best Practice i n Lactation Care
2017 Champion Excellence Grant Recipient: Suzanne Starbeck, Allen Birthing Center

Beth Nichols, Inpatient Pharmacy:  $3,750

ASHP Foundation - Advanced Pain Management and Palliative Care Traineeship
2017 Champion Excellence Grant Recipient: Beth Nichols, Inpatient Pharmacy

Warren Bell, Plant Operations: $,1608

Four-Hour Boiler Training Class
2017 Champion Excellence Grant Recipient: Warren Bell & Plant Operations Crew



Spring 2017 Recipients  

Cheryl Mahoney (for all nursing departments):  $8,124

New Nurse Residency Program
2017 Champion Excellence Grant Recipient: Cheryl Mahoney, Professional Development

Amber Dibben, Professional Development:  $2,420.75

Preceptor Education Program
2017 Champion Excellence Grant Recipient: Amber Dibben, Professional Development (right)

Rachel DeWalle, Community Cancer Center:  $2,375

8th Annual Academy of Oncology Nurse and Patient Navigators
2017 Champion Excellence Grant Recipient: Rachel DeWalle, UnityPoint Health – Allen Hospital Community Cancer Center

Stephanie Scarborough, UnityPoint Clinic OBGYN – Waterloo & Cedar Falls:  $2,250

Certified Lactation Counselor Training Program
2017 Champion Excellence Grant Recipient: Stephanie Scarborough, UnityPoint Clinic OBGYN – Waterloo & Cedar Falls

Sally Sherwood, Volunteer Services / Project SEARCH:  $1,800

Project SEARCH Annual Conference
2017 Champion Excellence Grant Recipient: Sally Sherwood, Volunteer Services / Project SEARCH