Pictured during BAYADA;s Annual Awards Weekend Hero of the Year celebration are CEO David Baiada, David Stratton, Joanne Stratton, Registered Nurse Hero of the Year Mathew Gunkel, former Director Ann Baiada, and Chairman Mark Baiada.
Mathew Gunkel, RN, was recognized as the national Registered Nurse Hero of the Year by BAYADA Home Health Care, a leading provider of in-home care. Chosen from among thousands of nominees, Gunkel accepted the prestigious award for exemplifying the highest standards of care before more than 2,000 employees at the company’s annual awards meeting held on May 19 in Charlotte, NC. The award was presented by BAYADA CEO David Baiada.
“Mat is a magical mix of the ultimate professional and friend to his pediatric patients,” said BAYADA Clinical Educator Chantel Denny. “He jumps in with enthusiasm and a laser focus to help his young patients reach their full potential.”