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Suzanne White named Community Hospital Employee of the Year


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Suzanne White

Suzanne White

MONTEREY, Calif. — Suzanne White, lead technologist at the Carol Hatton Breast Care Center, has been named 2013 Employee of the Year at Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula.

White was among 10 finalists, who are nominated by colleagues and chosen by a selection committee. All were honored at a dinner that celebrated the ingredients that make Community Hospital’s “special sauce” of excellence in patient care.

White has worked at Community Hospital for 26 years, starting on the night shift as an X-ray technologist after receiving a degree in science-radiology technology. She has specialized in mammography since 1989.

“Suzanne has a strong personal commitment to excellence that is evident in everything she does,” says Eric LoMonaco, director of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology. “She comes to work each day with the goal of supporting and helping anywhere and everywhere and providing the absolute best care for our patients.”

“She promotes relationships of trust and respect with everyone she comes into contact with and has contributed greatly to the success of the Carol Hatton Breast Care Center since it opened 11 years ago.”

The other finalists were Paola Ball, Wellness and Health; Debbie Crandell, Patient Business Services; Edward Espanola, Health Information Technology; Patty Gomez, Environmental Services; Diana Graham, Payroll and Benefits; Vera McCarthy, Nursing Administration; Karen McDonald, Emergency department; Arnold Mompar, Environmental Services; and Jan Risely, Intensive Care Unit.



Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, established in 1934, has grown and evolved in direct response to the changing healthcare needs of the people it serves. It is a nonprofit healthcare provider with 207 staffed acute-care hospital beds and 28 skilled-nursing beds, delivering a continuum of care from birth to end of life, and every stage in between. It serves the Monterey Peninsula and surrounding communities through locations including the main hospital, outpatient facilities, satellite laboratories, a mental health clinic, a short-term skilled nursing facility, Hospice of the Central Coast, Peninsula Wellness Center, and business offices. Find more information about Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula at

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