Health Care

2019 Health Care Heroes Award Winners Announced

By Staff Reports, posted Nov 18, 2019
UNCW CHHS Dean Charlie Hardy and his wife, Becky, attend the 2019 Health Care Heroes awards where he received a Lifetime Achievement honor. (Photo by Michael Cline Spencer)
The Health Care Heroes award winners were announced Friday night during a ceremony at the Country Club of Landfall.
Charlie Hardy, founding dean of UNCW’s College of Health and Human Services, was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
Recipients were also honored for excellence in 10 categories in the awards from the Greater Wilmington Business Journal. Each category had three finalists, and the following were chosen as the overall winners:
COMMUNITY ACHIEVEMENT: CHRISTY SPIVEY, administrator for regional services with New Hanover Regional Medical Center
COMMUNITY OUTREACH: OLIVIA RICE, breastfeeding peer counselor for Chocolate Milk of Wilmington
FIRST RESPONDER: DAVID DUDDING, battalion chief for Pender EMS & Fire
HEALTH CARE EXECUTIVE: CAROL NORTHUP, vice president of patient care services and CNO/COO for Dosher Memorial Hospital
PHYSICIAN: WILLIAM HOPE, general surgery residency program director with NHRMC
INNOVATION: JOSEPH PINO, SEAHEC executive director; associate dean and campus director for UNC School of Medicine Wilmington campus; and vice president of graduate medical education at NHRMC
NURSE: MANDY O’HARA, director of patient care services for Lower Cape Fear Hospice
VOLUNTEER: LOGAN JONES, junior volunteer at Pender Memorial Hospital

Correction: This version updates the winner's name in the Physician category, Dr. William Hope.

Photos from this year's event will be posted on the Business Journal's Facebook page.
Ico insights


Chris coudriet

2020 Census Count Will Guide Important Funding For Our Region – And It’s Needed Now More Than Ever

Chris Coudriet - New Hanover County Government
Aarp suzanneheadshot 300x300

The Psychology Of Scams

Michaelhiggins 41019104338

Preparing For The Loss Of A Spouse

Michael Higgins - Dignity Memorial

Trending News

Verizon Call Center: Most Employees Working From Home Permanently

Cece Nunn - Aug 13, 2020

Three Wilmington Companies Rank On Inc.'s Fastest-growing List

Jenny Callison - Aug 13, 2020

Riptide Builders Takes Charge Of Last Undeveloped Land In Sea Trail

Cece Nunn - Aug 14, 2020

After Months Of Closure, Planet Fitness Now Among Area's Open Gyms

Christina Haley O'Neal - Aug 14, 2020

On Wilmington's Pointe 14 Movie Theater, A Q&A About The Pandemic's Impact

Cece Nunn - Aug 14, 2020

In The Current Issue

Catching Up With Businesses

Starting in March, the Business Journal featured area businesses and how they are adjusting operations, innovating and coping in general wit...

Planning A Bigger Sandwich Bite

Brent and Michele Brouse opened the Cape Fear region’s first Potbelly Sandwich Shop in July. Take it to the bank, it will not be their last....

Major Project Would Impact Southport

The developer of River Place in downtown Wilmington is partnering with Bald Head Island Limited on a nearly 400-acre development dubbed Proj...

Book On Business

The 2020 WilmingtonBiz: Book on Business is an annual publication showcasing the Wilmington region as a center of business.

Order Your Copy Today!



2020 Leadership Accelerator: Virtual Workshops for Real Leaders
2019 Health Care Heroes
August 26, 2019 Power Breakfast: A Healthy Sale?
2019 WilmingtonBiz Expo Keynote Lunch - CEO, nCino, Pierre Naude`