Orlando Health Nurse Receives National Recognition

Oct 31, 2019 at 12:40 am by pj


Daleen Penoyer PhD, RN, CCRP, FCCM, Director of Nursing Research was recently recognized by two prestigious organizations for her contributions to the nursing profession. Dr. Penoyer was awarded the 2019 Florida Nurses Association Icon Award in the area of Nursing Research at the Florida Nurses Association Membership Assembly in September. This award is given to outstanding nurses who have contributed to their community and profession.

Dr. Penoyer was also recognized as the 2020 Shublin-Weil Master Clinician/Teacher in the category of Excellence in Bedside Teaching Award from the Society of Critical Care Medicine. Both the 2019 Florida Nurses Association Icon Award and 2020 Shublin-Weil Master Clinician/Teacher Award recognize outstanding nurses who have made a significant impact on the career of their colleagues.

“We are extremely proud of Dr. Daleen Penoyer,” said Jayne Willis, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, CENP, chief nursing executive and vice president, Orlando Health. “She has made countless contributions to our organization and to our patients. Her work deserves to be recognized.”

Dr. Penoyer has conducted research into the impact different types of care on ventilator events have on patient discharge outcomes and the impact multidisciplinary and multimodal care has on sepsis outcomes. Her research is an outstanding contribution to the nursing profession. As an inaugural fellow in the National Clinical Nurse Specialist Association, Dr. Penoyer is recognized for her dedication to nursing and healthcare leadership and scholarship. She is a role model of excellence in both the teaching and ethical practice of critical care and is the first nurse at Orlando Health to receive these prestigious awards and national recognition.