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Home : Awards / Grants : International Awards : 2011 Award Recipient Biographies

2011 International Award Recipients

Audrey Hepburn Award 
Carole Ann Kenner, DNS, RNC, FAAN
Dean and Professor
Northeastern University
Gamma Epsilon Chapter #075
Boston, Mass., USA

Melanie C. Dreher Outstanding Dean Award      
Pam Fuller, EdD, MN, RN
University of Phoenix, College of Nursing
Omicron Delta Chapter #362 
Phoenix, Ariz., USA

New Member Pillar Award 
Mary P. Mann, RN, BSN
Registered Nurse
Georgia Baptist College of Nursing of Mercer University
Pi Gamma Chapter #385
Atlanta, Ga., USA

The Episteme Award
Kathleen R. Stevens, EdD, RN, ANEF, FAAN
Professor and Director
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Delta Alpha-at-Large Chapter #095   
San Antonio, Texas, USA

Evidence-Based Practice Award    
Dorothy Brockopp, PhD, RN
Professor University of Kentucky College of Nursing 
Delta Psi Chapter #117
Lexington, Ky., USA

Daniel J. Pesut Spirit of Renewal Award
Diana Weaver, PhD, RN, FAAN
Senior Nursing Advisor
University of Kentucky HealthCare
Delta Psi Chapter #117   
Versailles, Ky., USA

Practice Academe Innovative Collaboration Award
The Practitioner-Teacher Model   
Rush University Medical Center and Rush University College of Nursing 

Geriatric Nursing Leadership Award
Deborah D'Avolio, PhD, ACNP-BC
Geriatric Specialist
Massachusetts General Hospital
Gamma Epsilon Chapter #075
Beverly, Mass., USA

Chapter Awards
Chapter Spirit of Philanthropy Award     
Rho Delta Chapter #410
Aga Khan University School of Nursing
Karachi, Pakistan 

Chapter Global Community Building Award
Kappa Tau Chapter #257 
University of Vermont
Burlington, Vt., USA

Chapter Communications Award
Rho Delta Chapter #410
Aga Khan University School of Nursing
Karachi, Pakistan

Founder's Awards
Marie Hippensteel Lingeman Award for Excellence in Nursing Practice  
Eileen M. Sullivan-Marx, PhD, CRNP, FAAN
Associate Professor of Nursing, Shearer Term Professor for Healthy Community Practices
Associate Dean for Practice and Community Affairs
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
Xi Chapter #013
Philadelphia, Penn., USA

Dorothy Garrigus Adams Award for Excellence in Fostering Professional Standards
Susan Dean Baar, PhD, RN, FAAN
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Eta Nu Chapter #179
Milwaukee, Wis., USA

Mary Tolle Wright Award for Excellence in Leadership
Claudia J. Beverly, PhD, RN, FAAN
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Nursing 
Gamma Xi Chapter #084  
Little Rock, Ark., USA

Edith Moore Copeland Award for Excellence in Creativity        
Bonnie L. Wesorick, MSN, RN, FAAN
Founder and Chairman Emeritus, Clinical Practice Model Resource Center 
Kappa Epsilon-at-Large Chapter #243 
Grand Rapids, Mich., USA

Elizabeth McWilliams Miller Award for Excellence in Research
Martha A.Q. Curley, PhD, RN, FAAN
Associate Professor
University of Pennsylvania
Xi Chapter #013
Bryn Mawr, Penn., USA 

Elizabeth Russell Belford Award for Excellence in Education 
Judith Halstead, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN 
Professor and Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Indiana University School of Nursing
Alpha Chapter #001
Bloomington, Ind., USA

Helen Henry Excellence of Care Award
Juanita E. Hernandez, BSN, RN, CMSRN
Tracey L. Johnson, BSN, RN, CMSRN, CPAT
Patricia L. Stevens, BSN,RN, CPAN
Jeanette White, MSN, RN

Media Awards
Public Media Awards (Other - Electronic, Photography, Art, etc.)        
The Health Effects of the Gulf Coast Oil Spill: A Nurse's Perspective
Emory University School of Nursing
Atlanta, Ga., USA

Nursing Media Awards (Print)
Evidence-Based Practice: Step by Step
American Journal of Nursing
New York, N.Y., USA

Nursing Media Awards (Other - Electronic, Photography, Art, etc.)     
Healing and Hope in Haiti
UCLA School of Nursing        
Los Angeles, Calif., USA

Research Dissertation Award       
Music Relaxation Video and Pain Control: A Randomized Controlled Trial for Women Receiving Intracavitary Brachytherapy for Gynecological Cancer
Grace Chu-Hui-Lin Chi, PhD, MS, RN, OCN
Assistant Professor 
Texas Christian University, Harris College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Beta Beta-Houston Chapter #648   
Fort Worth, Texas, USA

Virginia K. Saba Nursing Informatics Leadership Award   
Patricia Flatley Brennan, PhD, RN, FAAN
Moehlman Bascom Professor, School of Nursing and College of Engineering, University of Wisconsin; Chair, Industrial & Systems Engineering, University of Wisconsin; Director, Project HealthDesign, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Beta Eta-at-Large Chapter #053
Madison, Wis., USA 

Publications Awards
Best of Journal of Nursing Scholarship – Profession, World Health, and Health Systems
International Differences in Nursing Research, 2005-2006
Author(s): Denise F. Polit, PhD, and Cheryl Tatano Beck, DNSc, CNM, FAAN

Best of Journal of Nursing Scholarship – Clinical Scholarship    
Characteristics of Work Interruptions During Medication Administration
Author(s): Alain D. Biron, PhD, RN; Mélanie Lavoie-Tremblay, PhD, RN;  and Carmen G. Loiselle, PhD, RN
McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Best of WORLDviews on Evidence-Based Nursing            
The Role of Nursing Best Practice Champions in Diffusing Practice Guidelines: A Mixed Methods Study   
Author(s): Jenny Ploeg, PhD, RN;  Jennifer Skelly, PhD, RN;  Margo Rowan, PhD; Nancy Edwards, PhD, RN;  Barbara Davies, PhD, RN;  Doris Grinspun, PhD, MSN,  RN, O.ONT; Irmajean Bajnok, PhD, RN;  Angela Downey, PhD

Best of Book Author Award           
Interpretive Phenomenology in Health Care Research
Garrett K. Chan, PhD, RN, FAEN, FPCN; Karen A. Brykczynski, DNSc, RN, FAANP, FAAN; Ruth E. Malone, PhD, RN, FAAN; and Patricia Benner, PhD, RN, FAAN
University of California, San Francisco, USA

The Capstone International Nursing Book Award          
Clinical Context for Evidence-Based Nursing Practice, Wiley-Blackwell Publishing
Birdie Kent, PhD, BSc(Hons), PGCert,  HE, RNT, RN, FCNA(NZ)
Chair of Nursing Eastern Health-Deakin
School of Nursing and Midwifery
Faculty of Health
Deakin University - Melbourne Burwood Campus

Brendan McCormack
Professor of Nursing Research and Head of The Person-centred Practice Research Centre
Institute of Nursing Research/School of Nursing
University of Ulster
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Board Awards
Nell J. Watts Lifetime Achievement in Nursing Award  
Lillian G. Douglass, PhD, RN
Adjunct Associate Professor
University of Alberta, Faculty of Nursing
Mu Sigma Chapter #304

Leana R. Uys, DSocSc, RN, RM
University of Kwazulu Natal
Tau Lambda-at-Large Chapter #441
South Africa

Archon Award         
Food for the Poor
Phelophepa Healthcare Train: Transnet Foundation/F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd

Lucie S. Kelly Mentor Award         
Rachael Schiffman, PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor and Associate Dean
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Alpha Chi Chapter #44 and Eta Nu Chapter #179
Milwaukee, Wis., USA

Susan Dean Baar, PhD, RN, FAAN
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Eta Nu Chapter #179
Milwaukee, Wis., USA

Dorothy Ford Buschmann Presidential Award    
Sally Lundeen, PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor and Dean
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Eta Nu Chapter #179
Milwaukee, Wis, USA

Honorary Membership
Jeff Arnold
Chairman and Chief Architect of Sharecare

Renu Dhasmana, MS
Associate Professor
Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, HIHT University
Himalayan Institute Hospital Trust
Swami Ram Nagar, Jolly Grant

Kenneth Hepburn, PhD

Professor and Associate Dean for Research
Emory University Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
Atlanta, Ga., USA

Tore Laerdal, MSc
Executive Director
The Laerdal Foundation for Acute Medicine
The Netherlands

Gladys McGarey MD (will be inducted at Congress)
Mother of Holistic Medicine & Founder/President
American Holistic Medical Association & Gladys Taylor McGarey Medical Foundation
Scottsdale, Ariz., USA

aniel B. Oerther, PhD, PE, BCEE
John A. and Susan Mathes Chair Director, Environmental Research Center
Missouri University of Science and Technology

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