Filipina Nurse Wins Leadership Award in New York City

new york city liberty It is common knowledge that Filipina nurses working abroad are well-liked by patients because of their efficient performance. Most of all, they have gentle touch and innate kindness.

One of these nurses is Belina Diaz-Perez, nurse manager of the Coronary Care Unit of Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City. She recently received the prestigious Nurse Leadership Award 2010 during Nurses Week Celebration on May 9-13.

She was cited for her significant contributions to nursing practice at Mt. Sinai Hospital. A graduate of St. Paul School of Nursing of Iloilo and St. Paul College of Manila, Perez has worked with Mt. Sinai for over 30 years. She is an active officer of the Capiceno Circle US. She lives in Teaneck, New Jersey with her husband Ricardo Perez where they’ve raised two daughters, lawyer Anabelle Perez-Gray and Dr. Rosalyn Perez.

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