Employees of the Month 2014

SOM Home > Administration > Human Resources > Employee of the Month

Employees of the Month 2014

Join Dean Dunlap in congratulating the 2014 School of Medicine employee award winners. Congratulations!

Nicole Vaughn, Department of Radiology, February 2014

Nicole Vaughan, EOM, Feb 2014Nicole Vaughan, Human Resource Generalist in the Department of Radiology, Administration was awarded the School of Medicine February 2014 Employee of the Month award.  Nominations for Nicole recognized her outstanding level of professionalism, remarkable efficiency, and extraordinary commitment to the institution.  It was also stated that Nicole has truly developed a concierge-type service with an array of Faculty services provided.

Tina M. Pendleton-Fuller, Associate Administrator for Radiology, stated, “Nicole has also exhibited remarkable teamwork with several special projects not directly related to her job role over the past year, serving as a resource to the Clinical Faculty Hiring Workgroup, which is working to streamline the faculty hiring process across the SOM, UPG, and Medical Center, the results of which will significantly reduce the cycle time in hiring Clinical Faculty.   We are all very fortunate to have Nicole working with us for the past 20+ years, and we continue to be grateful for her loyalty to the Department and School of Medicine.”

Brenda Lawson, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, January 2014

Brenda Lawson, EOM, Jan, 2014Brenda Lawson, Executive Medical Secretary in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, wasawarded the School of Medicine January 2014 Employee of the Month award.  Nominations for Brenda recognized her outstanding level of professionalism, remarkable efficiency, and extraordinary commitment to the institution.  It was also stated that her dedication to running all administrative aspects of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Division is absolutely unparalleled.

Dr. Mark Abel, Frankel Professor, Pediatric Orthopaedic and Scoliosis Vice Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, stated, “Brenda’s ability to accomplish and perform like she does is a reflection of total dedication and commitment to the institution and its people.  There is no one who deserves the honor of Employee of the Month more than Brenda.”

Emily Feiner, Physician Assistant for the Department of Pediatric Orthopaedics, stated, “I think if I had one word to describe Brenda it would be dependable.  We can always count on her to never forget things and to always follow through with requests."