During the onset of COVID, Maria Sturgell has demonstrated our organization’s CORE values by consistently making out patients, providers and employees a top priority. Maria is not only a compassionate and empathetic nurse, but also a leader that leads with integrity and humility.

Maria has spent countless hours in the clinic during COVID screening patients and employees and ensuring that the clinic was safe for each individual that walked through the doors. She ensured her providers, staff and patients had the necessary PPE and that each individual was up to date on any and all COVID precautions.

She would often start her day at 6 in the morning if it meant the clinic needed assistance screening patients, and at times, would not leave until after 6pm. She consistently puts others first. Maria is innovative and driven, she is calm, collective and professional. Maria is a true hero, not only as a nurse, but as a leader.