Cameos of Caring

Ohio's Hopice of Dayton -Theresa Sugrue

Recognition Year: 
2017

Theresa Sugrue is described by families and teammates as helpful, caring, and warm. Theresa’s varied career started at Miami Valley Hospital, where she worked in the cardiovascular intensive care unit, post anesthesia care unit, labor and delivery, and the women’s clinic for more than 18 years. In 2004, Theresa started at Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton. In 2006, she earned her school nursing certification and spent eight years as a school nurse at Alter High School. Theresa returned to hospice in 2011. Families praise Theresa for her compassionate care and clinical expertise. When the son of a patient became ill during a visit, Theresa stayed with him and provided care until an ambulance arrived. She embodies the characteristics that make an outstanding hospice and palliative care nurse. Theresa is a patient advocate and demonstrates and unwavering commitment to both patients and families. She is an excellent preceptor for new teammates and serves as the Power of Nursing facilitator, a program sponsored by the Remen Institute for the Study of Health and Illness at Wright State University’s Boonshoft School of Medicine. Theresa graduated from the Miami Valley School of Nursing in 1982 and is a certified hospice and palliative nurse.


Ohio's Hopice of Dayton -Theresa Sugrue