During Epilepsy Awareness Month in November, the Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota uplifts individuals across the Minnesota who make a difference in the epilepsy community. The Torchbearer Honors recognizes and celebrates those who improve the lives of people with epilepsy.
Tammy Sinkfield-Morey, DNP, MAN, RN, PHN, CRRN, is the winner of this year’s Champion in Epilepsy Care Award. She was honored at a ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 19.
Sinkfield-Morey is one of eight inpatient Nursing supervisors at Gillette Children’s and has worked at the organization for 25 years.
She is well known by patients, families and fellow staff members alike for the compassion, kindness, joy and empathy she brings to her work and the care she provides.
“I’m so honored, humbled and thrilled to win this award. To me, it highlights the excellent nursing practice we have at Gillette,” Sinkfield-Morey says. “In my job I get to interact with patients and with nurses. I love helping the staff become their best selves.”
About Gillette Children’s
Gillette Children's specializes in treating complex brain, bone and movement conditions that begin in childhood. We provide comprehensive services, highly trained specialists, an integrated team approach, family-centered care and a lifetime of services.
About Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota
Founded in 1954, the Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota (EFMN) offers services for people with epilepsy and seizures across Minnesota and eastern North Dakota. Its programs educate, connect, and empower individuals and families throughout their epilepsy journey. Additionally, one-to-one support is available through its Information Services program for all seizure and epilepsy-related questions.