AmeriCare Medical, Inc. (ACMI) recently sponsored the Oakland University Nightingale Nursing Awards, held Thursday, May 8, 2014, in Clinton Township, Michigan. For three decades, the event has honored the region’s best nurses; it remains the state’s sole event of its kind. Greg Jamian, ACMI’s chief executive officer and president, also serves on the board of the Oakland University School of Nursing. He lauded the program’s success in training nurses of the highest caliber. ACMI meets the integrated health needs within Michigan, providing a wide range of services, including pharmacies and medical equipment. Its AmeriStaff Nursing Services employs more than 250 nurses at various hospitals, governments, businesses, and facilities for assisted care. One such employee, Michelle Ferris, was honored with the distinction of “Nightingale Nurse.” More than 500 doctors, administrators, nurses, and supporters were in attendance.
Gary Russi served as the president of Oakland University in Rochester, Maryland, for 18 years. Gary Russi holds a doctorate in pharmacology and toxicology from Kansas University.