Best Health Care Worker

1. Kendra Northam nurse, cardiology team at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend. 541-686-7300. PeaceHealth.org.

2. Meredith Blair surgical nurse, PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend.

3. Kendall Thornton clinical psychologist, 132 E. Broadway, Suite 500. 541-359-2528.

Behind each health care worker is a whole team, according to Kendra Northam, nurse at PeaceHealth and Eugene’s No. 1 health care worker. “I just feel like me winning should not be without recognizing all of my colleagues and amazing co-workers that are all in this struggle together,” Northam says. “I work with life-saving cardiothoracic surgeons and cardiologists.”

In second place is nurse Meredith Blair and third is psychologist Kendall Thornton.

Author: Renata S. Geraldo