Spring 2011 Honors/Awards

Audrey Lyndon, RNC, PhD, CNS-BC, will receive the Award of Excellence in Research from the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) at the 2011 AWHONN Annual Convention opening ceremony on June 26 in Denver. She is being recognized for her exemplary accomplishments and her contributions to the Association.

Jenna Shaw-Battista, RN, PhD, CNM, was co-author on two papers recognized in the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)/American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) 2011 Issue of the Year: Successful Models of Collaborative Practice in Maternity Care. She was the third author for Great Minds Don’t Think Alike: Collaborative Maternity Care at San Francisco General Hospital, which received the 1st Place Award among papers submitted by teaching institutions, and was the first author for Collaborative Maternity Care in Yolo County, California: A Successful Model of Public Health and Private Practice Partnership, which received the 2nd place award among submissions from community facilities.  

Patricia Sparacino, RN, PhD, FAAN, received the 2011 Jane Norbeck Distinguished Alumni Award at the UCSF School of Nursing Alumni Day on April 30.

Mary Sullivan, RN, DNP, ANP-BC, CDE, Associate Clinical Professor (Volunteer), was presented with an award by Dr. Jeff Bluestone at an event hosted by the UCSF Diabetes Center for medical professionals about new clinical trials in diabetes. Mary was honored for her years of service to UCSF. Also recognized was her National Diabetes Educator of the Year Award presented by the American Association of Diabetes Nurse Educators last year.

Dean with student

Nailah Cox. Conference Participant, Dean Catherin Gillliss, Brianna Singleton, UCSF PhD student

Frank Sidders, conference participant shares thoughts during Disparities in Mental Health Session

Conference Participants Rosario Hernandez, Guendi Castaneira, and Tangitinga Paama unwind after Day One of conference

Nursing Leaders of Tomorrow Conference Group Picture

Conference participant Shelia Riffe participates in discussion

Howard University Scholars at the Nursing Leaders of Tomorrow Conference