Congratulations to Our Inaugural ROSE Award Winners


We are excited to announce that, after receiving and reviewing 156 nominations, the KPMAS Recognition Council has selected the winners and honorable mentions of the Inaugural ROSE Awards. The ROSE Awards (Recognizing Outstanding Staff and Excellence in care) were created to honor and recognize non-nursing, member-facing employees who exemplify outstanding service and excellence in caring for our KP members.

Congratulations to the winners and honorable mentions, and a sincere thanks to all who submitted nominations.



Jerry Christmas Clinical Assistant Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, Gaithersburg
Maria Franchezca Vasquez Clinical Assistant Ambulatory Surgery Center, Kensington
Heather Stewart Pediatric Cardiac Sonographer Pediatric Sub-Specialties, Capitol Hill
Lien Pham Clinical Assistant Head & Neck Surgery – Audiology, Tysons Corner
Joel Zamorano Physical Therapy Assistant Physical Therapy, Tysons Corner
Andrea Covarrubias Surgical Technician Ambulatory Surgery Center, Tysons Corner
Michelle Grubb Clinical Assistant Internal Medicine/Family Practice, White Marsh
Morena Alvarenga Operating Room Assistant Ambulatory Surgery Center, South Baltimore


Honorable Mention

Marie Dainkeh Clinical Assistant Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, Burke
Tanisha Anderson Member Experience Associate Medical Records, Camp Springs
Robin Williams Lead Mammographer Radiology, Camp Springs
Lawrence Appiah Physical Therapist Aide Physical Therapy, Gaithersburg
Aisha Beyah Clinical Assistant Rheumatology, Capitol Hill
Sandra Romero Administrative Assistant Administration, Capitol Hill
Tyrone Thompson Security Guard Administration, White Marsh


The ROSE Awards Ceremony will be held on August 10, 2018, at the Henry Kaiser Training Room (2E) Regional Office, 12 pm – 1:30 p.m. Supervisors, winners, honorable mentions, and nominators are invited to join in the celebration.

Congratulations, and thank you again for everything you do. We are proud that you are a part of the health care team at KPMAS.


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