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Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - Eleven Roper St. Francis Healthcare teammates, volunteers recognized as Health Care Hero honorees

Eleven Roper St. Francis Healthcare teammates and volunteers have been recognized as Health Care Hero honorees by the Charleston Regional Business Journal.

Each year, the Business Journal and its partners honor the professionals and volunteers for health care, first responder, research and other areas. These individuals go beyond the call of duty for their communities and professions.

The honorees will be honored at a special event on Dec. 2.

A panel of judges reviewed the nominations for Health Care Heroes and scored honorees in the categories of Community Outreach, COVID-19 Response, First Responder, Health Care Professional, Nurse, Physician, Health Care Researcher, Service/Therapy Animal, Trident Construction Health Care Engineer and Volunteer.

The honorees are (listed alphabetically by category and last name):

Community Service

Glenn Cook, paramedic

COVID-19 Response

Dr. Kent Stock, infectious disease physician

Health Care Professional

Leon Maxwell, chaplain

Amanda Moon, athletic trainer


Jessica Thiessen, RN


Dr. Robert Oliverio, vice president and chief medical officer - ambulatory care and population health

Service/Therapy Animal

Beau Beau Zettel

Trident Construction Health Care Engineer

Shelton Gamble, multi-skilled technician

Mike Gunter, lead engineering supervisor


Donna Blake

Eugenia Felsinger

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