A Boonville woman is among the 2013 Excellence in Nursing Award winners at St. Mary's Medical Center.
Melanie Lutz is the “Nurses and the Community Award” winner, recognized for her success in improving patient outcomes by developing strong partnerships with community organizations. Lutz is a member of the Emergency Department Practice Council and Safe Kids, among others. She has worked in the St. Mary’s Emergency Department since 2006. Lutz received her bachelor’s degree in engineering from the University of Evansville and her associate degree in nursing from Ivy Tech Community College.