Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly recognized health care professionals at an awards ceremony Oct. 26. The honorees were selected by a panel of judges from nominations submitted online. All the winners exemplify the significant contributions one individual can make to the quality of health care for all in northeast Indiana.
Following are the 2017 Healthcare Awards honorees:
Advancement in Healthcare
Trine University, Angola
Dean, Rinker-Ross School of Health Sciences
Community Achievement in Healthcare
Judy Marbach
Well Child Clinic, Angola
Nurse Coordinator/Executive Director 
Health Care Administrator of the Year
Erin Tuttle
The Laurels of DeKalb, Butler
Nursing Home Administrator
Nurse Practitioner of the Year (Tie)
Parkview Health, Fort Wayne
Trauma Nurse Practitioner
Stephanie Kefer
Parkview Physicians Group-Cardiovascular Surgery, Fort Wayne
Nurse Practitioner
Optometrist of the Year
Carl Myers
Indiana Vision Development Center, Fort Wayne
Pharmacist of the Year
Tracy Brooks
Manchester University College of Pharmacy Natural & Health Sciences, Fort Wayne
Assist. Professor College of Pharmacy, Natural Health Sciences
Physical Therapist of the Year
Trent Swoverland
Mallers & Swoverland Orthopaedic Physical Therapy, Fort Wayne
Occupational Therapist of the Year
Linda Tritch
Parkview Noble Therapy, Kendallville
Occupational Therapist
Physician Assistant of the Year
Dawn LaBarbera
Trine University, Angola
Director, Master of Physician Assistant Studies
Registered Nurse of the Year
Marleen Miller
The Laurels of DeKalb, Butler
Director of Nursing
Physician of the Year
Christian Community Center, Leo
Medical Director
Matthew Stevens
Stevens Chiropractic, Angola

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