Doctors Medical Center Nurse Keryn Whitlow Awarded Nurse of the Year for 2023 by Assemblyman Juan Alanis

Jan 25, 2024

Modesto, Calif. – January 26, 2024 Assemblymember Juan Alanis formally recognized Doctors Medical Center’s Keryn Whitlow as Nurse of the Year within California's 22nd Assembly District.

"Keryn Whitlow exemplifies the heart of nursing, seamlessly blending her expertise with unwavering compassion," said Assemblyman Alanis. "Her dedication to oncology nursing, community advocacy, and leadership makes her a shining example of excellence in healthcare. She proves that hard-working people can still participate in community leadership and make a significant difference."

Keryn Whitlow has been a registered oncology nurse since 2014 and became a Shift Manager of the Oncology/Stroke/Telemetry Unit at Doctors Medical Center in 2018. Mrs. Whitlow is a passionate leader who volunteers to improve the community's health. In her nursing and volunteer work, Keryn has aimed to empower individuals who may be powerless in their current circumstances by educating them on how to amplify their voices to decision-makers.

Keryn Whitlow was honored with a framed Assembly Resolution to commemorate her essential work across the 22nd Assembly District. Nominations were accepted last year with the requirement that those nominated must be a resident of, or work inside of, the 22nd District and have shown extraordinary character and ethics in their respective bodies of work in 2023. 


Assemblymember Juan Alanis represents the 22nd Assembly District, which includes the communities of Modesto, Turlock, Ceres, Denair, Patterson, Gustine, Newman, Hilmar, Ballico, Snelling, Keyes, Grayson, Crows Landing, Diablo Grande, Stevinson, & Empire.


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