SNRS 2013 Annual Conference Awards

SNRS 2013 Annual Conference
Awards
February 27 - March 2, 2013

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 2013 recipient is, JoAnne M. Youngblut, PhD, RN, FAAN, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Florida International University.

 

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 2013 recipient is Sharon A. Brown, PhD, RN, FAAN, School of Nursing, The University of Texas at 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 2013 recipient is Linda H. Yoder, PhD, MBA, RN, AOCN, FAAN, School of Nursing, The University of Texas at Austin.

 

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 2013 recipient is Charles A. Downs, PhD, ACNP-BC, Emory University.

 

Research Grants and Dissertation Awards

The 2012 CANS/SNRS Dissertation Grant Award recipient was Jeanne Murphy, MSN, CNM, The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, for Differentiating Physical Discipline from Abuse: A Comparison of Chinese American Mothers and Mandated Nurse Reporters of Abuse.

Grace Wing Ka Ho, The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, was the recipient of the 2012 SNRS Dissertation Grant Award. The title of her dissertation was, Differentiating Physical Discipline from Abuse: A Comparison of Chinese American Mothers and Mandated Nurse Reporters of Abuse.

The 2012 SNRS Research Grant Award was presented to Denise Maguire, PhD, RN, CNL for her research, Interaction between Infants with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and Their Mothers.

 
Doctoral Student Poster Awards

1st Place Student Poster:
Kristin Filler, NINR, Virginia Commonwealth University for Comparing Fatigue Scores across Localized Radiation Treatment Modalities for Non-metastatic Prostate Cancer
   
     
2nd Place Student Poster (photo not available):
Caroline Kennedy, Emory University for The Role of Fish Oil Supplementation in Postnatal Depression
   
     

3rd Place Student Poster:
Marian Baxter, Virginia Commonwealth University for Being Certain: Moral Distress in Critical Care Nurses