Lori Mores-Sandoval Receives DAISY Faculty Award

Methodist College partners with the DAISY Foundation™ to recognize outstanding nursing faculty. This year, nursing adjunct faculty Lori Mores-Sandoval was selected to receive the DAISY Award® for Extraordinary Faculty.


Mores-Sandoval received multiple nominations with comments that included:

  • "She is an inspiration and a role model."
  • "She prepares students for the real world."
  • "She makes learning fun."
  • "She tells stories and background that is funny and memorable."
  • "She makes difficult content easier to understand."
  • "Her passion for nursing is admirable."

The following nursing faculty were also nominated:


  • Ms. Lisa Pitzer
  • Ms. Gwen Huls-Fritz
  • Ms. Mary Willis
  • Ms. Lisa Preston
  • Mr. Robert Lucia
  • Dr. Theresa Schwindenhammer
  • Ms. June West
  • Ms. Amber Schmidt
  • Ms. Shelley Riney
  • Ms. Lisa Gillespie

About The DAISY Foundation

Created in 1999 by the family of J. Patrick Barnes, who died after following an 8 week hospitalization, the DAISY Foundation celebrates the extraordinary compassion and skill nurses show patients and their families each day. More than 136,000 nurses, nursing faculty and students, and nurse-led teams have been recognized with the DAISY Award® For Extraordinary Nursing. In February 2020, DAISY’s co-founders, Mark and Bonnie Barnes, released Shining the Light on All the Right: Celebrating the Art of Nursing Around the World, which tells the story of the foundation’s inception and growth into a worldwide movement (www.daisyfoundation.org).