Oregon Health & Science University is accepting nominations for the March of Dimes Oregon Nurse of the Year award through Aug. 10.

Oregon Health & Science University is accepting nominations for the March of Dimes Oregon Nurse of the Year award through Aug. 10.

More than 100 nurses statewide have been nominated. Awards will honor outstanding nurses in 16 categories, including advanced practice, rising star, student nurse and distinguished nurse of the year.

Nominations can be submitted online at www.marchofdimes.com/oregon. There is no nomination fee, and an infinite amount of submissions will be accepted. Award winners will be announced at the Nurse of the Year breakfast Nov. 2 at the Hilton Portland.

The event is sponsored by March of Dimes, OHSU, Cambria Health Foundation, Columbia Memorial Hospital, Kaiser Permanente, Legacy Health, Providence Health & Services, PeaceHealth and Samaritan Health.