Awards and Achievements

Congratulations to These Recent Graduates - Second Quarter 2022

Published: July 15, 2022
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Congratulations go to the following Methodist staff members who recently completed educational degrees. 

Committing ourselves to the continued enhancement of professional education is one of the ways we live The Meaning of Care. Knowledge gained through attainment of undergraduate and graduate degrees strengthens the individual and our organization as a whole, empowering staff to raise the bar ever higher on the delivery of patient care and service.

The following list represents Methodist employees' "Professional Data" updates submitted to Human Resources through Lawson Employee Self Service between April 1 and June 30, 2022.

Please note that the list includes employees who earned degrees in the quarter shown OR who input degrees in the quarter shown and earned them in the previous quarter. Watch for the quarterly posting of new graduates on Employee Connections.

Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital

Master's Degree, Nursing
Susie Bylund, Women and Newborns   


Methodist Fremont Health

Bachelor's Degree, Nursing
Kimberly Hendricks, Medical Surgical   


Methodist Women's Hospital

Bachelor's Degree, Nursing
Alexis Ryan, NICU  

Master's Degree, Nurse Practitioner
Taylor Ehlert, Labor Delivery
Kimberly Vaughan, Labor Delivery 

Master's Degree, Nursing Administration
Jessica Rageth, OB/GYN


Nebraska Methodist College

Master's Degree, Nursing
Amy Boyles, Professional Development


Methodist Health System

Master's Degree, Business Other
Erin Eaton, Integrated Services  

Master's Degree, Nursing
Nicole Siebels, Informatics

Master's Degree, Nursing Informatics
Nolan Pfeifer, Informatics 


Methodist Hospital

Bachelor's Degree, Biology
Karla Ruiz-Cortes, CNA Labor Pool 

Bachelor's Degree, Healthcare Administration
Katherine McCarthy, Surgery Main  

Bachelor's Degree, Nursing
Lisa Christensen, Medical Surgical
Teresa Fey, Rehabilitation

Bachelor's Degree, Radiology
Emily Bart, CT Scan

Bachelor's Degree, Ultrasound Tech
Ashley Bernard, Noninvasive C/V Lab

Doctorate, Allied Health
Phuong Le, Surgery GI Lab

Master's Degree, Business Administration
Markie Lowry, Behavioral Health Emotional Support 
Mark Pemberton, Lab Histology Cytology
Karie Quintana, PACU

Master's Degree, Nursing
Karie Quintana, PACU

Master's Degree, Nursing Education
Whitney Lotspeich, Critical Care


Methodist Physicians Clinic

Associate's Degree, Health Information Management
Jessica Hirchert, Coders

Bachelor's Degree, Allied Health
Elizabeth Hugo, Indian Hills Radiology

Bachelor's Degree, Nursing
Wendy Love, Health West Family Practice
Jeri Walliser, Council Bluffs OB/GYN       

REMINDER: Submit new degrees earned through Employee Self Service.
If you need help accessing Employee Self Service through the Lawson login on mhsintranet, call the IT Service Desk at (402) 354-2280.