Awards

SNRS 2014 Annual Conference
Awards
February 12 - 15, 2014

Award Winners

SNRS Distinguished Researcher Award

The purpose of the SNRS Distinguished Researcher Award is to recognize the contribution of an individual whose established program of research has enhanced the science and practice of nursing in the Southern region.

The 2014 recipient is, Alison Trinkoff, RN, ScD, FAAN, University of Maryland Medical Center.

 

SNRS Leadership in Research Award

The Leadership in Research Award is to recognize outstanding leadership, contribution, or promotion of nursing and health care research. This award is bestowed by the SNRS Board of Directors.

The 2014 recipient is Anne Turner-Henson, DSN, RN, FAAN, University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Nursing.

 

SNRS Award for Research in Minority Health

The purpose of the SNRS Award for Research in Minority Health is to recognize the contributions of an individual or group conducting and/or promoting research that has significance for improving the health care of minorities and other under-represented groups in the Southern region.

The 2014 recipient is Sharon Horner, PhD, RN, MC-CNS, FAAN, University of Texas, Austin.

 

SNRS Mid-Career Researcher Award

The purpose of the Mid-Career Award is to recognize the contribution of a member whose scholarly work influences outcomes in nursing practice, nursing education, health policy, or population health, and who has demonstrated progress in a program of research following doctoral education completed at least 10 years earlier. 

The 2014 recipient is Sharron L. Docherty, PhD, PNP(BC), Duke University.

 

SNRS Early Science Investigator Award

The purpose of the SNRS Early Science Investigator Award is to seek to recognize the contributions of a nurse scientist early in her/his research career, who shows potential to develop a sustained program of research to enhance nursing science and practice.

The 2014 recipient is Jing Wang, PhD, MPH, RN, University of Texas, Houston.

 

RINAH Authorship Award

The purpose of the Research in Nursing & Health (RINAH) Authorship Award is to recognize a SNRS member who disseminated research findings, or important theoretical, or methodological advances in the official SNRS journal, RINAH, within the past year. The SNRS member may have served as sole author or first author of a team-based paper during the designated time period.

The award acknowledges the partnership between SNRS and RINAH to support high quality, peer-reviewed research/scholarship that covers a broad range of research and theory that impacts nursing practice/science and other health disciplines. The award also supports the SNRS mission to “promote the image of nursing as a scientific discipline” and recognizes a SNRS member’s contribution to research dissemination, facilitation of career development of nurses and nursing students, and enhancement of science and nursing practice in the Southern Region.

The 2014 recipient is Anne E. Norris, PhD, RN, FAAN, University of Central Florida.

 

D. Jean Wood Nursing Scholarship Award

The purpose of the D. Jean Wood Nursing Scholarship Award is to recognize the contributions of a researcher who has enhanced the science and practice of nursing in the Southern region. The award is named n honor of the first SNRS President, D. Jean Wood, whose leadership set the course for the positive growth and development of the Society.

The 2014 recipient is, Patricia Kinser, PhD, RN, WHNP-BC, Virginia Commonwealth University.

 

Grant Winners

 
The 2013 STTI/SNRS Grant Award recipient was Cheryl Postlewaite, MSN, CWOCN, Mission Hospitals, for Exploration of the Accuracy and Precision of the Scott Triggers Instrument in Predicting Postoperative Pressure Ulcer Development.
 

Ansley Stanfill, University of Tennessee-Memphis, was the recipient of the 2013 SNRS Dissertation Grant Award. The title of her dissertation was, Dopaminergic Genetic Contributions to Obesity in Kidney Transplant.

 
The 2013 CANS/SNRS Dissertation Grant Award recipient was Jessica Gordon, University of South Florida, for Skin to Skin Contact and Oxytocin.
 

The 2013 SNRS Research Grant Award was presented to Pei-Ying Chuang, University of Texas Health Science Center - Houston for her research, The Link between Neuroglobin and Cerebral Infarct following Anerysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage.

 

The 2013 SNRS/ANF Scholar Award recipient was Jiayun Xu, PhD(c), BSN, RN, Johns Hopkins University, for Decision Making Prior to a Rehospitalization Among Patients with Heart Failure.

 

Doctoral Student Poster Awards


1st Place Student Poster:
Christina Thompson, University of Kentucky
   
     

2nd Place Student Poster:
Sara Tomaso, Emory University
   
     

3rd Place Student Poster:
Niel Peterson, University of Virginia