2015 International Awards for Nursing Excellence Recipients

2015 International Awards for Nursing Excellence Recipients

Chapter Key Award Recipients

Chapters Celebrating an Anniversary

Amy J. Berman Geriatric Nursing Leadership Award
Nancy E. Edwards, PhD, MSN, BSN ANP-BC
Associate Professor, Director of  Primary Care AGNP Program
Purdue University School of Nursing
Indiana, USA
Delta Omicron #109

Audrey Hepburn Award for Contributions to the Health and Welfare of Children
Azza H. Ahmed, DNSc, IBCLC, CPNP
Associate Professor
Purdue University School of Nursing
Indiana, USA
Delta Omicron #109 

Daniel J. Pesut Spirit of Renewal Award
Safiya George Dalmida, PhD RN APRN-BC
Associate Professor – University of Alabama, Capstone College of Nursing
Adjunct Faculty - Emory University, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
Alabama and Georgia, USA
Alpha Epsilon #027

The Episteme Award
Jacquelyn Campbell, PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor, Anna D. Wolf Chair
Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
Maryland, USA
Nu Beta Chapter #312

Evidence-Based Practice Award
Rona F Levin, PhD, RN
Clinical Professor and Director, DNP Program
New York University College of Nursing
New York, USA
Alpha Omega Chapter #046
Upsilon Chapter #018

Helen Henry Excellence of Care
Danyale Marie Davis, BSN, RN, PCCN
Registered Nurse
Sentara Healthcare
Virginia, USA

Joanna M Hudak, MS, RRT, NPS
Respiratory Care and Pulmonary Diagnostics Manager
Sentara Healthcare
Virginia, USA

Elizabeth M. Ryland, BA, RRT
Clinical Respiratory Specialist
Sentara Leigh Hospital
Virginia, USA 

Hester C. Klopper Global Health Award
Rho Delta Chapter #410
Aga Khan University School of Nursing and Midwifery

Melanie C. Dreher Outstanding Dean Award for Excellence in Chapter Support
Patrick R. Coonan, RN, EdD, NEA-BC, FACHE
Dean and Professor
Adelphi University, College of Nursing and Public Health
New York, USA
Alpha Omega Chapter #046

New Member Pillar Award
Jerico G. Alicante, MANc, BSN, RN, CNN
Training Specialist for Research and Development
Health Care Corporation of America - Health Connections
Alpha Eta Chapter #029
Tau Nu Chapter #443

Practice/Academe Innovation Collaboration Award
Interdisciplinary Healthcare Education Partnership
Alberta Health Services
MacEwan University
NorQuest College
Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
Provincial Health Services Authority
University of Alberta
Alberta, Canada

Virginia K. Saba Nursing Informatics Leadership Award
Roy L. Simpson, DNP, RN, DPNAP, FAAN
Vice President Nursing - Cerner Corporation 
Clinical Professor - Emory University, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
Georgia, USA
Honorary Member

Best  of Publications Awards

Best of Journal of Nursing Scholarship - Clinical Scholarship
Frequency and Duration of Nursing Care Related to Older Patient Mobility
Barbara Doherty-King, Ju Young Yoon, Kristen Pecanac, Roger Brown, and Jane Mahoney

Best of Journal of Nursing Scholarship - Profession and Society
Scientific Misconduct: Also an Issue in Nursing Science?
Katharina Fierz, Susan Gennaro, Kris Dierickx, Theo Van Achterberg, Karen H. Morin, and Sabina De Geest

Best of Journal of Nursing Scholarship - Health Policies and Systems
Clinical Relevance of Routinely Measured Vital Signs in Hospitalized Patients: A Systematic Review
Marja N. Storm-Versloot, Lotte Verweij, Cees Lucas, Jeroen Ludikhuize, J. Carel Goslings, Dink A. Legemate, and Hester Vermeulen

Best of Journal of Nursing Scholarship - in  World Health
A Blueprint for Genomic Nursing Science
Genomic Nursing State of the Science Advisory Panel, Kathleen A. Calzone, Jean Jenkins, Alexis D. Bakos, Ann K. Cashion, Nancy Donaldson, W. Gregory Feero, Suzanne Feetham, Patricia A. Grady, Ada Sue Hinshaw, Ann R. Knebel, Nellie Robinson, Mary E. Ropka, Diane Seibert, Kathleen R. Stevens, Lois A. Tully, and Jo Ann Webb

Best of Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing Award
Nursing Interventions for Improving Nutritional Status and Outcomes of Stroke Patients: Descriptive Reviews of Processes and Outcomes
Lin Perry, Sharon Hamilton, Jane Williams, and Susan Jones

The Capstone International Nursing Book Award
Transforming Interprofessional Partnerships
Published by The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International
Teddie M Potter, PhD, MS, RN
Clinical Associate Professor, Coordinator of the DNP in Health Innovation and Leadership, Director of Diversity and Inclusivity
University of Minnesota
Minnesota, USA
Zeta Chapter #005

Board Awards

Nell J. Watts Lifetime Achievement Award
Afaf I. Meleis, PhD, DrPS(hon), FAAN
Former Dean and Professor of Nursing and Sociology
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
Pennsylvania, USA
Alpha Eta Chapter #029
Xi Chapter #013

Nelly Garzón Alarcón, MSN
STTI Regional Coordinator - Latin America & Caribbean (2011-2013)
Upsilon Nu Chapter #467

Archon Award
Izzeldin Abuelaish, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
University of Toronto

Maryland, USA

Lucie S. Kelly Mentor Award
Judith Bruce, PhD, RN
University of Witwatersrand, Department of Nursing
South Africa
Tau Lambda at-Large Chapter #441

Martha Hill, PhD, RN, FAAN
Dean Emerita & Professor
Johns Hopkins University
Maryland, USA
Nu Beta Chapter #312

Dorothy Ford Buschmann Presidential Award
Nelouise Geyer, PhD, RN, FANSA
Chief Executive Officer
Nursing Education Association
South Africa
Tau Lambda at-Large Chapter #441

Elizabeth Mokoka, PhD, RN, FANSA
Program Manager
South Africa

Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award
Sheila Tlou, PhD, RN,FAAN
UNAIDS Regional Support Team for Eastern and Southern Africa
Tau Lambda at-Large Chapter #441

Chapter Awards

Chapter Communications  and Publicity Award
Rho Delta Chapter #410
Aga Khan University School of Nursing and Midwifery

Clinical Partnership Awards

Academic Health/Medical Center
University of Louisville Hospital- KentuckyOne Health
Kentucky, USA

Founders Awards

Dorothy Garrigas Adams for Excellence in Fostering Professional Standards
Barbara A. Brunt, MA, MN, RN-BC, NE-BC, FABC
Magnet Program Director
Summa Akron City and St. Thomas Hospitals
Ohio, USA
Delta Omega #118

Edith Moore Copeland for Excellence in Creativity
Nancy Glass, PhD, MPH, RN
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
Maryland, USA
Nu Beta Chapter #312

Elizabeth McWilliams Miller for Excellence in Research
M. Cynthia Logsdon, PhD, WHNP-BC, FAAN
Professor - University of Louisville, School of Nursing
Associate Chief of Nursing for Research - University of Louisville Hospital/James Graham Brown Cancer Center
Kentucky, USA
Alpha Chapter #001
Iota Gamma Chapter #217

Elizabeth Russell Belford for Excellence in Education
Deanna L. Reising, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, ANEF
Associate Professor
Indiana University
Indiana, USA
Alpha Chapter #001

Ethel Palmer Clarke for Chapter Excellence
Pi Gamma Chapter #385
Mercer University Georgia Baptist College of Nursing
Georgia, USA

Marie Hippensteel Lingeman for Excellence in Nursing Practice
Judith E. Haber, PhD, APRN, BC, FAAN
The Ursula Springer Leadership Professor in Nursing
New York University, College of Nursing
New York, USA
Upsilon Chapter #018
Alpha Omega Chapter #046

Mary Tolle Wright Award for Excellence in Leadership
Sr. Carol Keehan, DC, RN, MS
President and Chief Executive Officer
Catholic Health Assoiation
District of Columbia, USA
Alpha Beta Chapter #024

Media Awards

Nursing Media Award (Print)
Pamela Triolo, PhD, RN, FAAN
Author and Chief Executive Officer
Principled Leadership Solutions
Texas, USA
Zeta Pi Chapter #158

Nursing Media Award (Other – Electronic, Photography, Art, etc.)
Duke University Health System Nursing Leadership
North Carolina, USA

Research Awards

Research Dissemination Award
Sujatha Shanmugasundaram, PhD, RN, RM, MACN
Victoria University
Eta Pi Chapter #182

Research Dissertation Award
Kerry Ann Peterson, PhD, DNP, PMHCNS, PMHNP
Assistant Professor
University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
Colorado, USA
Xi Phi Chapter #355

Technology Awards

Best Practice  in Technology
Nancy P. Hanrahan, PHD, RN, FAAN
Associate Dean & Professor
Northeastern University School of Nursing
Massachusetts, USA
Xi Chapter #013

Advance & Elevate