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Texas Health Denton Nurse Practitioner Wins Award for Excellence in Perinatal Nursing

Doug Hawthorne, CEO
Photo courtesy Dr. Elaine Ballard, Associate Professor, Texas Women's University
Pictured (from left) are Julie Whitsitt, executive director, Dallas division of March of Dimes, Marilyn Herrick, March of Dimes, Robin Henson, DNP, RN, CPNP-PC, Texas Health Denton.

DENTON, Texas — A valued member of the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton family, Robin Henson, DNP, RN, CPNP-PC, was recently presented with the Texas Excellence in Perinatal Nursing Award by the March of Dimes - Texas Chapter.

The purpose of the award is to recognize and encourage excellence within the areas of perinatal clinical practice, education, research, community and program development.

For the past two years, Henson has worked as the director of the Cuddle Care Health Clinic which provides health care services to medically underserved infants born in Denton County. The March of Dimes chose to recognize her because she actively demonstrates a commitment to reach beyond her job expectations to make a difference in the lives of mothers and babies.

About Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton is a 255-bed acute-care, full-service hospital serving North Texas and Southern Oklahoma. The hospital’s services include emergency services, medical imaging, surgical services and women’s services. An affiliate of the faith-based, nonprofit Texas Health Resources system, Texas Health Denton has nearly 1,000 employees and an active medical staff of more than 890 physicians. For more information, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit

About Texas Health Resources
Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States and the largest in North Texas in terms of patients served. Texas Health’s system of 13 hospitals includes Texas Health Harris Methodist, Texas Health Arlington Memorial, and Texas Health Presbyterian, and an organization for medical research and education. Texas Health Organization for Physicians and Texas Health Physicians Group provide a variety of models for engagement with physicians. Texas Health Partners is a joint venture development and management company owned by Texas Health Resources. Texas Health MedSynergies is a joint venture that offers physicians a range of office management and other business services to support their practices. Texas Health is a corporate member or partner in six additional hospitals and surgery centers. For more information, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit

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