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2017
Calvert Health System names Fanba as Employee of the Year, Rosnage receives “Beacon Award” as top manager
Pharmacist Jean Marie Fanba was named by Calvert Health System as Employee of the Year. Fanba, who joined CMH more than five years ago, is noted for his positive attitude, his compassion and really taking the time to listen to his patients.

“Fanba is a consummate professional,” said Susan Dohony, vice president for quality and risk management. “In his new role as a ‘Transitions of Care’ pharmacist, Fanba works with patients and their families prior to discharge – empowering the patients to manage their medications, and, therefore, better manage their overall health. He also visits discharged patients at home to ensure they have the tools they need to be successful.”

In addition to Fanba, the other nominees for Employee of the Year were Crystal Wardrup, Linda Tierney, Bill Vreeland, Kenny Kirkpatrick, Mary Bahen, Christina Riley, Caryn Wells, Dana Rose and Mary Arias.

Debbie Rosnage, director of surgical services, received the hospital’s Beacon Award, presented to the department leader who exemplifies outstanding leadership skills. Rosnage, who joined CMH in 1999, was recognized for her contributions to providing a safer environment for both patients and staff as well as demonstrating excellent leadership skills. Rosnage was nominated for the Beacon Award by three different members of her staff.

Six other leaders were also nominated. They were Stephanie Cleaveland, Erin Farley, Mary Golway, Nicole Hedderich, Jim Marcum and Melanie Trifone.

Other leadership awards presented at the 42nd Annual Employee Awards Banquet held on May 6 included the Outstanding New Leader Award, presented to Nicole Hedderich, director of Quality Management, and the Most Impactful Leader Award, presented to Jim Marcum, director of Safety and Security.

In all, the program honored 179 employees who have contributed 2,149 years of service, including 13 retirees who together gave 330 years of service to Calvert Health System. The top service awards went to Tomorra Rawlings and Doreatha Gantt for 45 years of service to CHS.

Calvert Memorial Hospital is a private, not-for-profit, community-owned hospital. Founded in 1919, CMH has been taking care of Southern Maryland families for nearly a century. In addition to the main hospital campus, satellite medical office buildings in Dunkirk, Twin Beaches, Prince Frederick, Lusby and Solomons ensure that quality care is no more than 15 minutes from anywhere in Calvert County. Calvert Health System’s trusted team provides residents with safe, high quality health care and promotes wellness for a healthy community – all while making a difference in every life we touch.


Pharmacist Jean Marie Fanba Heidi was named by Calvert Memorial Hospital as Employee of the Year at the 42nd Employee Awards Banquet held on May 6.



Debbie Rosnage, director of Surgical Services, received the hospital’s Beacon Award, presented to the department leader who exemplifies outstanding leadership skills. Melanie Trifone, Debbie’s good friend and fellow Beacon Award nominee wasn’t able to attend the ceremony in person so she FaceTimed in.



Director of Quality Management Nicole Hedderich was named Outstanding New Leader.



Director of Safety and Security Jim Marcum was named Most Impactful Leader.



After dancing her way to the stage, Tomorra Rawlings accepts her award for 45 years of service.

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