Daphne Brewington, PhD, RN

Director of Professional Practice, Vidant Medical Center, Greenville, NC

Daphne uses her vast knowledge and wisdom to mentor fellow staff, act as a preceptor for nursing graduate students, and to help her hospital receive special designation.

Daphne Brewington was nominated by La-Verne M. She told us, “Daphne is a huge resource to our profession of nursing and ancillary staff in the organization...She has a vast amount of knowledge and wisdom which allows her to unselfishly give back to the people and community that we touch, serve and support.” Daphne led efforts to ensure that Vidant Medical Center achieved recognition as a Magnet hospital, a gold-standard designation given to fewer than 400 hospitals worldwide.

Whether Daphne is mentoring fellow healthcare professionals, acting as a preceptor for nursing graduate students, or empowering nursing staff, her contributions to her hospital and its patients cannot be overlooked. Most importantly, La-Verne shares, “Daphne is passionate and heartfelt about her willingness to serve.” She is truly a Hospital Hero!