SNRS 2011 Annual Conference Awards

SNRS 2011 Annual Conference
Awards
February 16-19, 2011

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 2011 recipient is Martha Hill, PhD, RN, FAAN, Dean, School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University.

 

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 2011 recipient is, Jean McSweeney, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN, Professor & Associate Dean for Research, College of Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

 

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 2011 recipient is Teresa J. Kelechi, PhD, GCNS-BC, CWCN, Associate Professor and Department Chair, College of Nursing, Medical University of South Carolina.

 

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 2011 recipient is Barbara Waag Carlson, PhD, RN, School of Nursing, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

 

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 2011 recipient is Nelda Christine Martinez, PhD, RN, Associate Professor, School of Nursing; Director, Center for Nursing Research and Evaluation; and Senior Fellow, Hispanic Health Disparities Research Center, The University of Texas at El Paso.

 

Grants and Dissertation Awards

The 2010 STTI/SNRS Small Grant Award awards recipient was Lisa Brown, for Mothers’ Attention and Preterm Infant Feeding.

Monica Messer, was the recipient of the 2010 Council for Advancement of Nursing Science/Southern Nursing Research Society Nursing Science Advancement Dissertation Grant Award. The title of her dissertation was, Development and Psychometric Evaluation of a Tool to Assess Pressure Ulcer Risk in Ancillary Services Patients.

 

The 2010 SNRS Research Grant award was presented to Mary Grace Umlauf, for her research, Sleep Disturbance and Behavior in Adolescents.

 

The 2010 SNRS Dissertation Award was presented to Valentina Lucas, The title of her dissertation was Perceived Stress and Surgical Wound Cytokine Patterns

Doctoral Student Poster Awards

1st Place—Susan Walsh, PhD
2nd Place—Kristen Barbee
3rd Place—Leslie Nelson, PhD, RN