DAISY is an acronym for Diseases Attacking the Immune System. The Foundation was formed in January,2000, by the family of J. Patrick Barnes who died of complications of Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP). The DAISY Award For Extraordinary Nurses recognizes the super-human work nurses do every day all over the country.
As demanding as nursing is, Cathy always seems to find the time for kindness, and she is unwavering and seamless in her professional practice; her patients and their families experience and trust her commitment to service. They know that she will be there for them, helping them to navigate a complex and sometimes stressful experience...
Read the nomination letter