Leah Garza, BSN, RN, CPHON

2117LeahGarza175Staff Nurse, Texas Children’s Cancer Center
2016 Staff Nurse of the Year

Leah Garza has been instrumental and impactful in the improvement of patient care outcomes on the Cancer Center inpatient unit. She serves as a preceptor and mentor for new team members and is regarded as the unit content expert for one of the most complex therapies provided at Texas Children’s.

One of Leah’s co-workers had this to say about Leah, “From her first day on the unit, I knew Leah was going to be an amazing nurse. She exudes confidence in her practice and is a reliable resource to many of the other nurses on the unit. I have great admiration for Leah, for her advocacy for her patients and their families…she is always the first person to volunteer when there is a need to be met…her strong attention to detail and excellent patient care skills make her a respected co-worker and leader on our unit.”