Please join us in congratulating Melanie Gibson in being our newest winner of The DAISY Award.

April 3, 2018

Harris Regional Hospital is pleased to announce that Melanie Gibson, RN has been named as the hospital’s latest ‘DAISY Award’ winner. The DAISY Award is a nationwide recognition program that celebrates the extraordinary clinical skill and compassionate care demonstrated by nurses in hospitals across the United States. It was established by the family of Patrick J. Barnes in his memory.

A nurse since 1997, Melanie states that she became a nurse for this reason:

“I became a nurse because I always felt like a nurse; I never considered any other career” Melanie Gibson

What does Melanie love most about nursing?

“Making a difference in someone’s life for the better. assessing the needs of a patient and providing for their individual needs. I love getting to know my patients and providing personalized care.”


In receiving The DAISY Award, Melanie states,

“It reaffirms my belief that people do appreciate personalized care and that what we do as nurses is very important in the healing process. It is a humbling experience” 

Additional award nominees include Tenecia Conner, Stacy Wright-Crawford , Kathy Moses, Tanya Bradley, Tony Johnston, Kay Monteith, and Joe Morris.

For more information about The DAISY Award visit www.daisyfoundation.org.