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Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Nurse Receives Charles Wood Award for Exceptional Patient Service

Contact: Public Affairs

Boston (June 6, 2008) — Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary recently presented Amy McCarthy, R.N., a resident of Weymouth, Mass., with the Charles Wood Award for Exceptional Patient Service.

McCarthy has been a registered nurse for 12 years and has been with Mass. Eye and Ear for eight years. She is currently a nurse in the hospital’s pediatric unit. McCarthy’s past experience ranges from caring for newborns in the intensive care unit to caring for geriatric patients in a long term care facility.

“Amy is a valued member of the pediatric team. She demonstrates daily her confidence in her clinical decision making and nursing practice. She is an asset to the nursing profession and to the hospital,” said Carol Covell, R.N., M.S., Executive Vice President of Patient Services.

The Charles Wood Award was established in honor of the long-time Mass. Eye and Ear General Director and Trustee, and recognizes an Mass. Eye and Ear employee whose exemplary activities benefit the well-being of patients and the hospital.