Theresa Sugrue, RN, CHPN, embodies the characteristics that make an outstanding hospice and palliative care nurse and Cameo of Caring recipient. She will be presented with the Cameo of Caring Award at ceremonies on Saturday, April 22 at the Schuster Performing Arts Center.
A graduate of the Miami Valley School of Nursing, Theresa launched her nursing career at Miami Valley Hospital, working in various departments over the next 18 years. She joined the staff at Hospice of Dayton for a couple of years and then accepted a role as a school nurse for eight years. She returned to Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton in 2011, and earned certification in hospice and palliative care.
Theresa’s commitment to the hospice mission is clear and reflected in her work every day. She serves as a preceptor for new teammates and as a facilitator for the Power of Nursing program at the Remen Institute for the Study of Health and Illness at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Nursing.
Patient families praise Theresa for her compassionate care and clinical expertise. Theresa is a patient advocate and demonstrates unwavering commitment to both patients and families. Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton is grateful for her expertise and her passion for the hospice mission.