Pam Wilson was recognized as the UVMC Employee of the Year for 2016 during the annual Employee Recognition Banquet held recently.

A licensed social worker, Wilson was selected as UVMC Employee of the Month for November 2015. She works in the integrated care management department and began her UVMC employment in 1989 at Piqua Hospital. She worked in the social services departments at both Piqua and Stouder Memorial Hospital.

“Pam Wilson is so deserving of this recognition with her countless hours of putting her patients and their families’ needs before her own. She stays until the job is done,” a co-worker said in nominating Wilson. “Pam is consistently helpful and a model employee day in and day out.”

Wilson, a Sidney resident, was recognized by Becky Rice, UVMC President and CEO, and fellow employees.

Also recognized during the banquet were employees with 45 years of service: Irene Huntzinger, Sally Mote, and Judy Taynor. Those with 40 years of service were Jennifer Blythe, Debra Brandt, Ronald Copen, Deborah Holthaus, Jeannie Hurst, Mary Shay, Evelyn Smith, Connie Suerdieck.

Other long-time employees recognized included:

35 years: Hyacinth Amin Townsend, Nora Jane Hershberger, Deborah Kappers, Lori Kirk, Danetta Meyer, Kathleen Scarbrough, Ann Timmerman, Christine Watercutter, Virginia Wilt

30 years: Patricia Chappie, Cheri Clayton, Patricia Colby, Tarlesa Delcamp, Pamela Deloye, Jenna Geuy, Lori Jessee, John Jones, Betty Platfoot, Mark Riegel, Elizabeth Schwartz, Beth Simons

25 years: Lynn Altstaetter, Ana Brush, Dennis Butchko, Marck Carter, Julia Edelen, Louise Forror, Bonnie Garber, Diana Goettemoeller, Beth Mitchell, Andrew Neves, Barbara Patton, Patti Prenger, Denise Ressler, Jean Schmidt, Alfred Seibert, Jennifer Sluterbeck, Fidela Spicer, Jane Urlage, and Karen Weaver.