Awards & Scholarships

1.jpgThe Distinguished Contributions to Nursing Research Award is given annually in recognition of sustained and outstanding contributions to nursing research by a Senior Investigator. The Awards Committee is proud to honor Ann Kurth, PhD, CNM, MPH, FAAN, Yale University School of Nursing, with the 2019 Distinguished Contributions to Nursing Research Award.


2.jpgThe Rising Star Research Award
recognizes a Junior Investigator that has shown promise in establishing a program of health and/or nursing research. The Awards  Committee is proud to honor Sara F. Jacoby, PhD, MPH, MSN, University of Pennsylvania school of Nursing, with the 2019 Rising Star Research Award.

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The ENRS/Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science Dissertation Award
is given annually to a doctoral candidate enrolled in a program of nursing that awards a research doctoral degree requiring a dissertation. The Awards Committee is proud to honor Liza Behrens, MSN, RN, CCRC, Penn State University College of Nursing, with 2019 ENRS/Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science Dissertation Award.     


The Suzanne Feetham Nurse Scientist Family Research
Award
is given annually in recognition of outstanding 4.jpgcontributions by a Junior Investigator (earned doctorate in last 7 years with a developing program of family research and scholarship) OR Senior investigator (has a well-established program of family research and scholarship). The Awards Committee is proud to honor Dena Schulman-Green, PhD, Yale University School of Nursing, with the 2019 Suzanne Feetham Nurse Scientist Family Research Award.

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The ENRS/Nursing Research Authorship Award
recognizes an ENRS member who disseminated research findings, or important theoretical, or methodological advances in the official ENRS Journal, Nursing Research, within the previous year (2016). The Awards Committee is proud to honor Nancy M. H. Pontes, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, FNAP, Rutgers School of Nursing – Camden, with the 2019 ENRS/Nursing Research Authorship Award.

 

6.jpgThe Evidence-Based Practice Award is given to an individual or a nurse led group using research-based evidence to make a practice change that results in demonstrated improvement in outcomes for the patient and family, staff, community, or organization. The Evidence-Based Practice Award is designed to encourage the use of best practices to improve the safety and quality of patient care or the improvement of patient care systems. The Awards Committee is proud to honor Karen Giuliano, PhD, RN, MBA, FAAN, Northeastern University, with the 2019 Evidence-Based Practice Award.

 

2019 Travel Scholarship Recipients

  • Lisa Babkair, RN, MSN, New York University
  • Sarah Bleicher, MPH, RN, Yale University
  • Chia-Hui Chen, FNP, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
  • Katherine Wentzell Mitchell, PNP, Boston College
  • Onome Osokpo, MSN, RN, University of Pennsylvania
  • Elizabeth Thiede, BSN, RN, The Pennsylvania State University

Past Award Recipients