Memorial Day 2020 COVID-19 Edition

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To my fellow veterans:

I appreciate your willingness to help serve our country in times past (and to those currently serving).

As we gather with our friends and family & remembering those who gave the ultimate sacrifice in the military, I hope everyone will also take a moment to remember and reflect on all of our frontline healthcare works who have lost the battle against Covid-19. Having been given permission, I would like to share the following list.

It is not at all comprehensive and has been created from various online sources from your fellow SDN member(s).

Dr Frank Gabrin - Emergency Medicine, NJ/NY
Dr James Mahoney - Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine, University Hospital of Brooklyn/SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Dr Arthur Turetsky - Pulmonary and Critical Care, Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, Connecticut
Dr Ronald Verrier - Trauma Surgeon, St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx, New York
Dr Tomas Pattugalan - Internal Medicine, Nassau University Hospital, NJ
Dr. Lorna Breen - Emergency Medicine, New York-Presbyterian and Columbia Irving Medical Center, NY
Dr Reza Chowdhury - Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease, Westchester Medical Healthcare, Bronx, NY
Dr Ashraf Abdo - Primary Care, NYC
Dr Nancy Ajemian - Family Medicine, Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Point MI
Dr Glenn Barquet - Cardiology, Mercy Hospital, Miami FL
Dr Doug Bass - Medical Director, Drug and Alcohol Treatment, NYC
Dr Joseph A. Bonjiorno - Psychiatry, St. Joseph Hospital (affiliated), Chicago, IL
Dr Sina Zaim - Cardiology & Electrophysiology, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, New Jersey
Dr Jesus Zambrano - Pediatrician, Mt. Sinai South Nassau, Oceanside, New York
Dr Luis Caldera-Nieves - OB/GYN, UM Health Clinic, Miami, FL
Dr Ricardo Castaneda - Psychiatry, NYC
Dr Charlie Chin Song Chen - Family Medicine, Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center, NYC
Dr Kenneth Conte - Family Medicine, Garfield, NJ
Dr Jeffrey Escher - Geriatrician, Westchester County, NY
Dr Jessie Ferreras, - Primary Care Physician, Waldwick, NJ
Dr Chris Firlit - PGY6 Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery Chief Resident, Ascension Macomb Hospital, Detroit, MI
Dr Louis Edouard Fontaine - Internal Medicine, Brooklyn Hospital Center, NYC
Dr Michael Giuliano - Family Medicine, Mountainside Medical Group, Nutley, New Jersey
Dr Jay Galst - Ophthamologist, New York
Dr James T. Goodrich - Pediatric Neurosurgeon, Montefiore Health System, NYC
Dr Nisar Quraishi - Internal Medicine, Clinical Assistant Professor, NYU Langone, NYC
Dr Harvey Hirsch - Pediatrics, CHEMED, Lakewood, NJ
Dr Mitchell Horowitz - Radiologist, Mount Sinai Beth Israel, NYC
Dr Alex Hsu - Internal Medicine, Northwest Medical Center, Margate, FL
Dr Victor de Jesus - Pediatrician, Hospital HIMA, Caguas, Puerto Rico
Dr Satyender Dev Khanna, - General Surgery, Clara Maass Hospital, Belleville, NJ
Dr Priya Khanna - Nephrologist, Khanna Nephrology, Glen Ridge, NJ (daughter to Dr Satyender Dev Khanna)
Dr Francis "Frankie" Molinari, - Internal Medicine, Clara Maass Medical Center, Belleville, NJ
Dr Angelo Patsalis - Family Medicine, Henry Ford Medical Group, Detroit, Michigan
Dr Tomas Pattugalan - Internal Medicine, Queens, New York
Dr Steven Perez - Internal Medicine, Medical Center of Annandale, Annandale, Virginia
Dr Barry Webber - General Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital, Queens, New York
Dr Bredy Pierre-Louis - Family Medicine, Brooklyn, New York
Dr Mark Respler - Urologist, Ahava Medical & Rehabilitation Center, Brooklyn, New York
Dr Barry Sakowitz - Pulmonary Medicine, Paramus, New Jersey
Dr Elliott Samet - Pediatrician, St Mary's General, Passaic, New Jersey
Dr Gary Sclar - Neurologist, Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens, New York City
Dr Steven J. Huber DMD, - Orthodonist, Jefferson City, MO
Dr Peter Sakas, - Veterinarian, Niles Animal Hospital, Northbrook, Illinois
Cpt Douglas Linn Hickok, PA-C - Lehigh Valley Poconos
Madhvi Aya, PA-C - Woodhull Hospital, Brooklyn NY
Alex Bass, PA-C - Coney Island Hospital, Brooklyn, NY
Rabbi Yaakov Meltzer, PA-C - Brooklyn, New York
Kevin Graiani NP - Nurse Practitioner, Garnerville, New York
Romy Agtarap RN - Columbia New York-Presbyterian NYC
Felicia Ailende RN - BRIA of Forest Edge, Chicago IL
Aracelli Buendia Ilagan, RN - SICU, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami FL
Kious Kelly, RN - Mt Sinai Hospital, NYC
Freda Ocran, RN - Jacobi Medical Center, NY
Theresa E. Berbano, RN - Montefiore Health, Bronx, NY
Theresa Lococo, RN - Kings County Hospital, Brooklyn NY
Jenni Claire Bartolome, RN - Emerson Health, Emerson, NJ
Mark Leighton Bowen, RN - Highland Care Nursing Home, Queens, NY
Danielle Hedrick DiCenso - ICU Nurse, Palmetto General Hospital, Hialeah, FL
Maria Grace Esteves-Laureta, RN - Critical Care Nurse, Saint Barnabas Hospital, Bronx, NY
Ali Dennis Guillermo, RN - ICU Registered Nurse, Long Island Memorial Hospital, Patchogue, NY
Pamela Ann Orlando RN - ED Nurse, The Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, New Jersey
Aleyamma John, RN - Queens Hospital Center, NYC
Felicisimo Luna, RN - ED Nurse, Trinitas Regional Medical Center, Elizabeth, NJ
Michael "Mike" Marceaux, RN - ER Nurse, Shreveport, Louisiana
Larrice Anderson, RN - New Orleans East Hospital, LA
Divinia "Debbie" Accad, RN - Detroit VAMC, Detroit MI
Joyce Pacubas-Le Blanc, RN - Nurse, Neuroscience ICU, UIC Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois
Angeline Bernadel, RN - West River Healthcare Center, Milford, CT
Jerry Alford, RN - Northport Medical Center, Northport, AL
Lisa Ewald, RN - Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit MI
James House, RN - Omni Continuing Care, Detroit MI
Judy Wilson-Griffin, RN - St Mary's Hospital, St Louis, MO
John Abruzzo, RN - Huntington Hospital, NY
Quen Agbor Ako RN - Future Care Nursing Home, Randallstown, MD
Nicanor Baltazar RN - Long Island Care Center, Flushing, NYC
Celia Yap Banago, RN - Research Medical Center, Kansas City, MO
Tamajin Ali, RN - Nursing Supervisor, Centennial Healthcare, Philadelphia PA
Jeffrey Baumbach RN - St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Stockton, CA
Yaw Asante RN - NYC Health+Hospitals/Lincoln, NYC
Joyce Brown, RN - Nurse Manager, LIJ Forest Hills, Forest Hills, NY
Gary Alberto RN - Nursing Home Nurse - Andover, NJ
Dorothy Boles, RN - Greenwood, MS
Brittany Bruner-Ringo RN - Silverado Beverly Place, Beverly Hills, CA
Maria Guia Cabillon RN - Kings County Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY
Freda Ocran RN - Psychiatric Nurse, Jacobi Medical Center, New York City
Patrick Cain RN - McLaren Flint, Flint, MI
Rebecca Yee - Nurse, Mt Sinai Hospital, New York City
Evelyn Caro, RN - Holy Cross Hospital, Silver Spring, MD
Rosary Celaya Castro-Olega, RN - Los Angeles, California
Betty Lafuente Clemente, RN - Bloomfield, NJ
Maria Lopez, RN - UIC Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Rosemary Coutou-Figaro, RN - Kingsbrook Jewish Hospital, Brooklyn, NY
Robert Tarrant, RN - Registered Nurse and EMS Educator, RWJ Barnabas Health, New Jersey
Karla Dominguez, RN - Hospitals of Providence–Memorial Campus, El Paso, TX
Vianna Thompson, RN - Intensive Care Unit, Reno, Nevada
Celia Lardizabal Marcos, RN, Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Ellyn Schreiner, RN - Crossroads Hospice, Dayton, Ohio
Raul D. Eslao, RN - Westland, Michigan
Theresa Lococo, RN - Pediatric Nurse, Kings County Hospital, Brooklyn, NY
Livette Plan, RN - Registered Nurse, New York City
Joan Neudecker - Nurse, McAuley Residence Nursing Home, Buffalo, New York
Noel Sinkiat, RN - Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Howard University Hospital, Washington, DC
Susan Sisgundo, RN - Neonatal ICU, Bellevue Hospital, New York City
Lisa Ewald, RN - Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan
Jenniffer Davis - Care Center Nurse, Meramec Bluffs Care Center, Ballwin, MO
Sonia Román, 61, Nurse, Hospital Auxilio Mutuo, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Elizabeth B. DelMundo, Nurse, Dover, NJ
Daisy Doronila - Nurse, Hudson County Jail, Kearny, NJ
Obinna Chibueze Eke - Nurse, Irvington, NJ
Mary Ellen Porter - Nurse Manager, Staten Island, New York
Octavia Foxworth - Nurse, St. Clair Shores, MI
Krist Angielen Castro Guzman - Nurse, Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Chicago, Illinois
Anjanette Miller - Nurse, Chicago, Illinois
Rose Harrison - Long-term Care Nurse, Hamilton, Alabama
Sheena Renee Comfort Miles - Nurse, Scott Regional Hospital, Morton, Mississippi
Kimberly Napper, RN - Madison, Mississippi
María Hernández Rodríguez, - Nurse, Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico
Patricia Frieson - Nurse (retired), Chicago, Illinois
Maria Krier - Nurse, Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley, Littleton, MA
Cynthia "Chi" Mendoza - Nurse (retired) and Hospital Volunteer, Norfolk, Virginia
Karen Cashin Carmello, LPN - Long Island, NY
Barbara Finch, LPN - Southern Virginia Regional Medical Center, Emporia, VA
Hazel P. Mijares, LPN - Amsterdam Nursing Home, NYC
Paul Moise, LPN - Alameda Center, Perth Amboy, New Jersey
Tina Reeves, LPN - Pickaway Correction Institution, Orient, Ohio
Sean D. Boynes, PharmD, Pharmacist, Greenbelt, MD
William Mantell - Pharmacist, Variety Drugs, Rochdale Village, Queens, NY
Patricia Wilke - Pharmacist, Winslow, Arizona
Diedre Heard Wilkes - Mammogram Technician, Piedmont Newnan Hospital, Atlanta GA
Lori Alioa MSW - Healthcare Social Worker, VAMC, Ann Arbor, MI
Cathy Drouin, - Nursing Home Social Worker, Palm Center, Chelmsford, MA
Natasha Ott, - Social Worker, CrescentCare, New Orleans, Louisiana
Jeannie Danker - Director of Radiology, Ohio State University, Columbus OH
Don Batayola - Occupational Therapy, NJ
Mario Salonga - Physical Therapist, Mount Sinai South Nassau, Oceanside, New York
Rina Tagamolila - Physical Therapist, Champlin, Minnesota
Richie Villena - Physical Therapist, New York City
Jorge Mateo - Respiratory Therapist, Coral Gables Hospital, Miami Florida
Petal Williams Richards - Respiratory Therapist, BronxCare Hospital System, Bronx, New York
Andres Benitez - Food and Nutrition Service, Holy Name Medical Center, Teaneck, NJ
Idris Bey - EMT Instructor/Coordinator - FDNY, NYC
Terry Billingham, EMT (retired) - MONOC EMS, Clinto, n, NJ
Billy Birmingham, EMT - Kansas City, MO
Reuven Maroth, EMT - Hackensack, New Jersey
Roy Coleman - EMT, Shreveport, LA
Kevin Leiva, EMT - Dover, New Jersey
Richard Seaberry, EMT - Fire Department of New York, New York City
Solomon Donald, EMT - Trinitas Regional Medical Center, Elizabeth, NJ
Ruben Rodriguez, EMT - Ridgewood Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Ridgewood, New York
Mike Field, EMT - Valley Stream, New York
Scott Geiger, EMT - Atlantic Health System, Morristown, NJ
Greg Hodge, EMT - New York
Rueven Morath, EMT - Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Hackensack, New Jersey
Robert Zerman - EMT and Firefighter, Pioneer Hose Company #1, Robesonia, Pennsylvania
Liana Sa, EMT - Newark, New Jersey
Israel Tolentino, EMT - Passaic, New Jersey
Anthony Thomas - Paramedic, Emergency Medical Services, Brooklyn, New York
David Martin, - Paramedic, American Medical Response, Natchez, Mississippi
Paul Novicki, - Critical Care Paramedic, Detroit, Michigan
Paul Cary - Paramedic (volunteer), Ambulnz, NYC
John P. Careccia, Chief and Training Director, Woodbridge Township Ambulance & Rescue Squad, Woodbridge, NJ
John Redd - Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician, FDNY, New York City
Thomas Ward - Volunteer Firefighter, New York City
Robert Weber - EMT and Firefighter, Middletown Fire Department, Middetown, New Jersey
Donald DiPetrillo - Firefighter, Chief of Fire Rescue, Seminole Tribe Fire-Rescue, Hollywood, FL
John Ferrarella - Firefighter, Wayne Fire Company 3, Wayne, NJ
James Villecco - Ambulance Mechanic, FDNY, New York City
Patrick Buchannan, CNA - Indianapolis, IN
Maurice Dotson, CNA - Austin, Texas
Derik Braswell - Elmhurst Medical Center, NYC
Rafael Cargill - Medical Records, Brooklyn Hospital Center, Fort Greene, Brooklyn, NY
Priscilla Carrow - Elmhurst Medical Center, NYC
Monica Echeverri Casarez - Surgical Technician, Harper Hospital, Dearborn, MI
Devin Dale Francis - Radiology Technician, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL
John Cofrancesco - Nursing Home Administrator, Family of Caring at Montclair, NJ
Bishop Bruce Edward Davis - Shift Leader/Central State Hospital Forensics, Milledgeville, GA
Elizabeth Edwards, - Phlebotomist, Carolina East Medical Center, New Bern, NC
Deborah Gatewood - Phlebotomist, Beaumont Health Farmington Hills, Farmington Hills, MI
Wayne Edwards, - Elmhurst Hospital Center, NYC
James Footit - Baystate Hospital, Springfield, MA
Clair Marie Fuqua - Receptionist, Pediatrics, Pineville, LA
Sam Green - X-ray Technician, Mount Sinai Morningside, NYC
Alexander Gusev - Medical Technician, Reno, NV
Sandra Hardy-Rogers - Hospital Staff, Community Medical Center, Toms River, NJ
Aaron Hughes, - Mental Health Technician, New Orleans, LA
Pam Hughes, CNA and Med Tech - Summit Manor Nursing Home, Columbia, KY
Valeria Viveros - Nursing Assistant, Extended Care Hospital of Riverside, Riverside, California
Darrell Johnson, - Porter/Transporter, Morristown Medical Center, Morristown, NJ
Kim King-Smith - EKG Technician, Newark, New Jersey
Roger Liddell, - CCU Supply Chain Manager, Flint, Michigan
Lydia Lopez - Laundry Services, Samaritas Senior Living, Saginaw, Michigan
Christopher David Matus, - Medical Examiner Investigator, Swartz Creek, Michigan
Juan Martinez - Surgical Technician, UI Health, Chicago, Illinois
Janine Meritet - Patient Care Assistant, Smithtown, New York
Matthew Moore - Radiologic Technologist, GoHealth Urgent Care, Staten Island, New York
William "Bill" Murdock - MRI Technologist, Miami, Florida
Prea Nankieshore, - Emergency Room Unit Clerk, LIJ Forest Hills, New York
Wendell Quinn - Public Safety Officer, Hurley Medical Center, Flint, Michigan
Nickeen Ross - Maintenance, Advantage Living Center Roseville, Roseville, Michigan
Alvin Simmons - Environmental Services Worker, Rochester General Hospital, Rochester New York
Thomas Soto - Radiology Clerk, Woodhull Hospital, Brooklyn, New York
Jesus Villaluz - Patient Transport Services, Holy Name Medical Center, Teaneck, New Jersey


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