UCSF School of Nursing Professor Awarded National Association's Highest Honor

We are pleased to announce that the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) has presented its highest honor, the Distinguished Professional Service Award, to Audrey Lyndon, PhD, RN, FAAN, for her contributions to the field of women’s and newborn care.  Dr. Lyndon is an Associate Professor at the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) School of Nursing, and a Clinical Research Scholar in the UCSF Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute.

“Dr. Lyndon’s commitment to improving the health of women and newborns through improved communication between providers will impact the lives of countless of families,” said AWHONN’s Chief Executive Officer, Karen Peddicord, PhD, RN. “Her exemplary leadership and dedication to the nursing profession make her a clear choice for AWHONN’s 2013 Distinguished Professional Service Award.”

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