Recognized for Outstanding Dedication and Support in Urology
March 2, 2011
Diana Baker, RN, BSN, of Newton Falls, a nurse at Cleveland Clinic’s Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, received the 2011 President's Award from the Great Lakes Chapter of the Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates (SUNA). The President's award is given to one individual each year as recognition for outstanding dedication and support to the field.
Baker works closely with Edmund Sabanegh, MD, Chair of the Department of Urology, and has been an active member of SUNA, supporting nursing practice for urology patients.
SUNA is a professional organization committed to excellence in urologic clinical practice through the education of its local members, patients and community. The Great Lakes Chapter includes Ohio and Michigan.
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