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Health Care Heroes

The Saint Francis Foundation profiles the dedicated and compassionate frontline health care staff at Saint Francis Memorial Hospital during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Now you can nominate a Health Care Hero!

Health Care Hero Profile: W. Donnie Nelson, RN

Saint Francis Foundation is proud to feature examples of the amazing staff at Saint Francis Memorial Hospital caring for our community, especially now during the COVID-19 pandemic. Staff Profile: W. Donnie Nelson, RN Nurse Manager, Palliative Care Program Saint Francis Memorial Hospital Q. What is most challenging about your work during this current crisis? A.…

Health Care Hero Profile: Dr. Kathleen Jordan

Saint Francis Foundation is proud to feature examples of the amazing staff at Saint Francis Memorial Hospital caring for our community, especially now during the COVID-19 pandemic. This week, we give a heartfelt thank you to Dr. Kathleen Jordan who left her current role at Saint Francis in June. Staff Profile: Kathleen Jordan, MD Vice…

Health Care Hero Profile: Thomas Satterwhite, MD

Saint Francis Foundation is proud to feature examples of the amazing staff at Saint Francis Memorial Hospital caring for our community, especially now during the COVID-19 pandemic. This Pride Week 2020, we are proud to feature a doctor specializing in the care of our transgender population. Staff Profile: Thomas Satterwhite, MD Gender Affirmation Surgical Specialist…

Health Care Hero Profile: Ana Delgado, MSN, RN

In May, the Saint Francis Foundation began featuring the amazing Saint Francis Memorial Hospital staff at work during the COVID-19 pandemic. Staff Profile: Ana Delgado, MSN, RN Director, Care Coordination, Saint Francis Memorial Hospital Q. What is most challenging about your work now? A. The most challenging aspect of my work during this crisis is…

Health Care Hero Profile: Joanne Sun, MD

In May, the Saint Francis Foundation began featuring the amazing Saint Francis Memorial Hospital staff at work during the COVID-19 pandemic. Staff Profile: Joanne Sun, MD Director, Emergency Department, Saint Francis Memorial Hospital & Board Member, Saint Francis Foundation Q. What is most challenging about your work during this current crisis? A. The need to…

Health Care Hero Profile: Julie Maxson, LCSW

In May, the Saint Francis Foundation began featuring the amazing Saint Francis Memorial Hospital staff at work during the COVID-19 pandemic. Staff Profile: Julie Maxson, LCSW Manager, Care Coordination Saint Francis Memorial Hospital Q. What is most challenging about your work during this current crisis? A. Finding resources for homeless patients. All the shelters and…

Health Care Hero Profile: Kecia Kelly, DNP, RN

In May, the Saint Francis Foundation began featuring the amazing Saint Francis Memorial Hospital staff at work during the COVID-19 pandemic. Staff Profile: Kecia Kelly, DNP, RN VP, Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Operating Officer Saint Francis Memorial Hospital Q. What is most challenging about your work during this current crisis? A. What has been…

Health Care Hero Profile: Karl Frank, RN

In May, the Saint Francis Foundation began featuring the amazing Saint Francis Memorial Hospital staff at work during the COVID-19 pandemic. Staff Profile: Karl Frank, RN Emergency Room & Director of Bothin Burn Center Saint Francis Memorial Hospital Q. What is most challenging about your work during this current crisis? A. I think the hardest…

Health Care Hero Profile: Dennis Smith, RN

In May, the Saint Francis Foundation began featuring the amazing Saint Francis Memorial Hospital staff at work during the COVID-19 pandemic. Staff Profile: Dennis Smith, RN Director, Behavioral Health Unit Saint Francis Memorial Hospital Q. What is most challenging about your work during this current crisis? A. I would say maintaining social distancing with the…