Awards & Recognition

Hospice of the Valley strives for excellence.

Ann Schneidman

Pulmonary clinical nurse specialist at Hospice of the Valley.

She has been honored as 2016 Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse of the Year by the national Hospice and Palliative Credentialing Center based in Pittsburgh.

Patsy Pearce

A 20-year volunteer with Hospice of the Valley.

Patsy is among seven recipients of the statewide Hon Kachina Volunteer Awards presented in 2015 at the Camelback Inn in Scottsdale.

Maribeth Gallagher, Christie Kramer and Amy McLean

Our amazing dementia care team.

Hospice of the Valley’s Dementia program staff was presented the Excellence in End-of-Life Care award by the Arizona Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (AHPCO) in 2014.

Susan Levine

Retired executive director of Hospice of the Valley

Susan was inducted into the Hall of Fame for the National Association of Home Care and Hospice (NAHC) in 2014.

Kathleen Lewis

A nurse for Hospice of the Valley.

Kathleen Lewis was named Arizona Nurse of the Year by the National Association of Home Care and Hospice in 2014.

Maribeth Gallagher

Dementia program director.

Maribeth was Arizona's top nurse in 2013 (National Association for Home Care & Hospice). In 2012, she was named Program Manager of the Year by the Visiting Nurse Association of America, and won an International Journal of Palliative Nursing contest ("non-cancer" category).