2020 International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame Honorees

Sigma’s International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame honors Sigma members who have achieved significant and sustained national and/or international recognition for their work, and whose research has impacted the profession and the people it serves. This year 19 individuals—representing Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Taiwan, the United Kingdom, and the United States—are recognized as members of the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame.

Peggy Compton, RN, PhD, FAAN

Peggy Compton, PhD, RN, FAAN
Associate Professor, van Ameringen Endowed Chair, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Research area: The intersection of opioids, addiction, and pain


Connie White Delaney, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI, FNAP

Connie White Delaney, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI, FNAP
Professor and Dean, University of Minnesota School of Nursing
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Research area: Information technology standards, big data science, and integrative informatics


Holli DeVon, PhD, MS, RN, FAAN, FAHA

Holli DeVon, PhD, MS, RN, FAAN, FAHA
Professor and Associate Dean for Research, University of California Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California, USA

Research Area: Multiple aspects and symptoms of acute coronary syndromes


Andrea Driscoll, BN, MNursing, MEd, MHE, PhD

Andrea Driscoll, PhD, NP, MN, BN, FAHA, FCSANZ, FACNP
Professor of Nursing, Deakin University School of Nursing & Midwifery
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Research area: Heart failure, acute and chronic cardiovascular disease, critical care, chronic disease


Jason Farley, PhD, MPH, ANP-BC, FAAN, FAANP, AACRN

Jason Farley, PhD, MPH, ANP-BC, FAAN, FAANP, AACRN
Professor and Nurse Practitioner, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Research area: Interventions designed to improve HIV treatment and prevention cascade of care


Linda Franck, RN, PhD, FRCPCH, FAAN

Linda Franck, PhD, RN, FRCPCH, FAAN
Professor and Jack and Elaine Koehn Endowed Chair in Pediatric Nursing, University of California, San Francisco School of Nursing, San Francisco, California, USA

Research area: Improving patient and family partnered healthcare delivery


Brigid Gillespie, PhD, BHlth Sc (Hons) Grad Cert. Periop, RN

Brigid Gillespie, PhD, BHlth Sc, (Hons), Grad Cert. Periop, RN
Professor of Patient Safety, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith University & Gold Coast University Hospital, Gold Coast Health, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

Research area: Clinical interventions in surgery, surgical site infections, and pressure injuries


Mary Jo Gilmer, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN

Mary Jo Gilmer, PhD, MBA, RN-BC, FAAN
Professor and Co-Director, Pediatric Palliative Care Research Team, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Research area: Parent-child bereavement, communication; reducing suffering in children with cancer.


Vanora Hundley, PhD, MSc, BN, RN, RM, RGN

Vanora Hundley, PhD, MSc, BN, RN, RM, RGN
Deputy Dean for Research and Professional Practice, Professor of Midwifery Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Bournemouth University, Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom

Research area: Woman-centered maternity care


Joan Lappe, PhD, RN, FAAN

Joan M. Lappe, PhD, RN, FAAN
Criss/Beirne Professor of Nursing and Associate Dean for Research, Professor of Medicine, Creighton University College of Nursing, Omaha, Nebraska, USA

Research area: Effects of nutrition on bone health promotion and osteoporosis prevention


Sue Latter, PhD, BSc (Hons), RN, PGDipHV

Susan M. Latter, PhD, PG, Dip, BSc, (Hons), RGN
Professor, University of Southampton School of Health Sciences
Southampton, England, United Kingdom

Research area: Nurses and pharmacists promoting self-management of medicines, including end-of-life


Jen-Jiuan Liaw, PhD, RN

Jen-Jiuan Liaw, PhD (UW), MSN (CWRU), BSN (NDMC), RN
Professor and Dean (2012-2018), National Defense Medical Center, School of Nursing
Taipei, Taiwan, ROC

Research area: Sensory interventions and atraumatic care for long-term NICU preterm and neonatal infants


Chia-Chin Lin, EMBA, PhD, MSN, BSN, RN, FAAN

Chia-Chin Lin, PhD (UW), EMBA, (NTU), MSN (UW), BSN (TMU), RN, FAAN
Head of School and Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Charity Foundation Professor in Nursing, The University of Hong Kong School of Nursing, Hong Kong

Research area: End of life care, cancer and palliative care


Alice Yuen Loke, PhD, FAAN, FHKAN

Alice J.T. Yuen Loke, PhD, RN, FAAN, FHKAN
Professor, Associate Head of Postgraduate Education, School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hong Kong

Research area: family /partner support and strengthening family capacities for health challenges

Karen Monsen, PhD, RN, FAMIA, FAAN

Karen Monsen, PhD, RN, FAMIA, FAAN
Professor of Nursing, University of Minnesota School of Nursing
Stillwater, Minnesota, USA

Research area: Public and community health interventions on a variety of populations and outcomes.


Carol Musil, PhD, RN, FAAN

Carol Musil, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA
Dean and Edward J. and Louise Mellen Professor of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Research area: Older adult physical and psychological health, family well-being during strain and transition


Bukola Salami, RN, BScN, MN, PhD

Bukola O. Salami, PhD, MN, BScN, RN
Associate Professor, University of Alberta Faculty of Nursing
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Research area: Health and social impacts of immigration policies in Canada


Mona Shattell, PhD, RN, FAAN

Mona Shattell, PhD, RN, FAAN
Associate Dean for Faculty Development, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Research area: Patient-provider relationships, environments of care, and underserved populations


Jacquelyn Taylor, PhD, PNP-BC, RN, FAHA, FAAN

Jacquelyn Taylor, PhD, PNP-BC, RN, FAHA, FAAN
Professor and Director of the Center for Research on People of Color, Columbia University School of Nursing
New York, New York, USA

Research area: Health disparities among underrepresented minority and vulnerable populations

Griffith University School of Nursing and Midwifery

Penn Nursing

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Vanderbilt School of Nursing

National Defense Medical Center

Case Western Reserve University

University of Alberta School of Nursing

The 2020 International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame
Award Presentation is sponsored by

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