Congratulations Tina!

Tina Lithiluxa, Senior Dental Assistant in Nisonger’s Dental Services, is the 4th recipient of the Nisonger Center Staff Excellence Award! This quarterly award recognizes a staff member who goes above and beyond daily to advance our mission, vision and values and is a true representation of ‘excellence’. Tina was nominated for demonstrating  Patient-Centered Care, Innovation, and Self Determination.

“… I have learned is she is the heart of the dental program and always has the best interests of Nisonger and our patients in mind.”

“We are so fortunate that we have a staff member that will go the extra yard to make sure our patients are cared for like family members. Her knowledge of our patients is something that cannot be duplicated.”

A special thank you to everyone who submitted nominations. Nisonger Center is excited to honor Tina with this award (presented at the April 2021 All-Staff Meeting); her unwavering commitment to providing her patients with the utmost importance and care does not go unnoticed.  She is such a valuable team player and Nisonger Center is so proud to have her on the team!

Mission Statement:
The Mission of The Ohio State University Nisonger Center is to improve the lives of people with developmental disabilities and their families.
Vision Statement:
To develop and provide the highest quality interdisciplinary care, education, and research to support the
inclusion of people with developmental disabilities in all aspects of community life.
The Nisonger Center values are the commitments made by our faculty, staff, and students regarding how we will carry out our work. Those values include:
Person/Family-Centered* Excellence* Compassion * Hope* Cultural Competence* Self-determination * Innovation