SNRS 2012 Annual Conference Awards

SNRS 2012 Annual Conference
Awards
February 22-25, 2012

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 2012 recipient is Margaret Miles, PhD, RN, Retired.

 

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 2012 recipient is, Debra K. Moser, DNSc, RN, FAAN, Professor and Gill Chair of Cardiovascular Nursing, University of Kentucky.

 

SNRS/John A. Hartford Foundation Geriatric Research Award

The purpose of the SNRS/John A. Hartford Foundation Geriatric Research Award is to recognize the contributions of an individual whose established program of research has enhanced the science and practice of geriatric nursing in the Southern region.

The 2012 recipient is Tracie Culp Harrison, PhD, RN, CS, FNP, Associate Professor, School of Nursing, The University of Texas at Austin.

 

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 2012 recipient is Jeanne-Marie R. Stacciarini, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor, College of Nursing, University of Florida.

 

Grants and Dissertation Awards

 

The 2011 STTI/SNRS Research Grant Award recipient was Jeanne B. Jenkins, PhD, MBA, University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

 

Yui Matsuda, Virginia Commonwealth University, was the recipient of the 2011 CANS/SNRS Nursing Science Advancement Dissertation Grant Award. The title of her dissertation was, Predictors of Communication and Sexual Decision Making among Latino Couples.

 

The 2011 SNRS Research Grant award was presented to Mary Cazzell, PhD, RN, for her research, Identifying Neural Correlates of Risky Decision-Making in Older Adults: A Functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS) Study.

 
Doctoral Student Poster Awards

1st Place Student Poster:
Jennifer Sanner, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Houston

2nd Place Student Poster:
Viktoria Melnyk, University of Kentucky

3rd Place Student Poster:
Renee Burk, University of Tennessee