Ten UMMS Nurses Honored in Baltimore magazine

For immediate release: March 27, 2017

Baltimore magazine is honoring 10 nurses from across the University of Maryland Medical System hospitals in its third annual “Excellence in Nursing” issue, out May 2017.

The editors of Baltimore asked readers to submit nominations and recruited an expert panel of nurse leaders from the region to help select the most outstanding 50 nurses in 19 categories.

The UMMS nurses honored are:

Cortney Carnaggio, MSN, RN
University of Maryland Medical Center/ Maryland Proton Treatment Center 
Category: Oncology 


Marian Currens, CRNP
University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus
Category: Community Care / Ambulatory Care


Jennifer Demetrakis, BSN, RN
University of Maryland Medical Center
Category: Pediatrics: Non-Neonatal


Joseph Diloy, BSN, RN
University of Maryland Medical Center
Category: Acute Care / Family Practice / General Medicine


Dara James, RN, CNN
UM Upper Chesapeake Medical Center
Category: Case Management


Victoria Proctor, MA, RN, CHHC
UM Rehabilitation and Orthopedic Institute
Category: Rehabilitation


Mary Rutter, MSN, RN, OCN
University of Maryland Medical Center
Category: Oncology



Jamie-Lee Thompson Hammer, RN, BSN
UM Harford Memorial Hospital
Category: Cardiovascular




Nancy Sumpter, CRNP
UM St. Joseph Medical Center
Category: Pediatrics: Neonatal


Regina Volz, MSN, RN, CCRN
UM Shore Regional Health
Category: Educator


Read more about how nurses were selected and see a list of all winners.