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Nursing Alumna Receives Healthcare Hero Award from Lehigh Valley Business

by Laura Zielinski | Apr 16, 2015

EmilyStephens_LVB_HCHero Emily Stephens (center right, holding award) is pictured with representatives of the sponsors of the Healthcare Heroes Event. From left: Tom McNamara, executive director of communications at DeSales University, a supporting sponsor; Kerry Robison, director for provider relations at Highmark Blue Shield, a major sponsor; Stephens, and Sandra Murphy, provider services director at Capital Blue Cross, a major sponsor. 


Emily Stephens, RN, MSN, FNP-C, a graduate of the DeSales undergraduate and graduate nursing programs and a nurse practitioner at St. Luke’s University Health Network, was awarded Nurse of the Year at the 2015 Lehigh Valley Business Healthcare Heroes event on April 14, 2015. 

“I am very proud and kind of overwhelmed,” said Stephens said after winning her award. “There are so many people that deserve this award. I am very grateful that I get to continue to work in the field that I love.”

The Lehigh Valley Business Healthcare Heroes awards program honors individuals and organizations that are making a significant impact on the quality of healthcare in the Greater Lehigh Valley.

The event was held at DeSales University.


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