June 2013
Nurse Manager of the Year

Kathy Pontes, RN, Adult Psychiatry Unit, was selected 2013 Nurse Manager of the Year by the Bridgeport Hospital Medical Staff for her outstanding leadership. Those attending the May 3 nurse managers reception included (left-right) Ryan O’Connell, MD, Vice President Performance & Risk Manager and award presenter; Patricia Rizzi, PsyD, Director of Psychiatry; Pontes; MaryEllen Kosturko, Senior Vice President Patient Care Operations & Chief Nursing Officer; and Neil Dolan, MD, Associate Chairman of Psychiatry.