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Arizona Health Sciences Center Salutes RNs

Nine nurses from the Arizona Health Sciences Center in Tucson were among this year’s crop of “Fabulous 50” Tucson nurses honored during National Nurses Week.

The nurses were chosen from among more than 200 nominees for their role modeling and mentoring of others, concern for humanity, contributions to the community, and significant contributions to nursing.

Among this year’s honorees are AHSC nurses Marianne Ayers, RN; Brady Burleson, RN; Crystal Clark, RN; Kathryn Grabenbauer, RN; Christine Pasquet, RN; Michael Teschner, RN; Candace Urrea-Garza, RN; Virginia Phillips, RN; and Judy Doan, RN.

Brady Burleson, RN

The winners were honored May 9 during a dinner-dance at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa.

The event is the city’s capstone celebration to National Nurses Week and is sponsored by the Tucson Nurses Week Foundation.

Crystal Clark, RN

Also, University Medical Center invited the public to donate canned food in honor of their favorite nurse.

Collected food was distributed to the Tucson Community Food Bank.

Kathryn Grabenbauer, RN

To learn more about Tucson’s Fabulous 50 Nurses, visit

How to Nominate Your Favorite Nurse (

Christine Pasquet, RN

Please submit the name, address and phone number for both you and your nominee along with the online submission form nomination (1,000-word limit.)

• A Fabulous 50 RN is required to display actions, which go above and beyond their normal daily job responsibilities.

Michael Teschner, RN

• The nomination should cite your nurse’s concern for humanity, examples of significant contribution(s) to nursing, and the Tucson Community, including role modeling and mentoring services for others.

Candace Urrea-Garza, RN

• All entries will be blindly judged by a panel of Tucson Fabulous 50 Nurse Alumni.

Virginia Phillips, RN

• Tucson’s Fabulous Fifty are recognized at the annual Tucson’s Nurses Week Foundation Gala

Judy Doan, RN

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