Congratulations to NGNA’s 2014 Award Winners!

The following awards were presented during the President’s Awards Luncheon at the recent 2014 NGNA Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas.

Distinguished Service Award
Presented to: Emily Hilderman, DNP

Outstanding Nurse Educator Award
Presented to: Barbara Heise, PhD, APRN, CNE

Excellence in Gerontological Nursing Award – APRN
Presented to: JoAnn Coleman, DNP, RN, MS, MA, ANP, ACNP, AOCN

Excellence in Gerontological Nursing Award – RN
Presented to: Doris Johnson, RN

Excellence in Gerontological Nursing Award – LPN/LVN
Presented to: Babatunde O. Alegbeleye, LPN

Judith Braun Excellence in Research Award
Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Preparedness as de facto Mental Health Provider for the Depressed Older Adult
Lorraine M. Novosel, PhD, CRNP, ANP-BC, GNP-BC

Innovations in Practice Award
An Innovative Approach to Integrate Music Therapy in Acute Care within a Cost Containment Environment
Sue Durkin, MSN, CCRN, CCNS

Recognition of Scholarship Recipients Mary Opal Wolanin Scholarship
2014 Graduate Recipient:
Briana Pefley, BSN, RN

2014 Undergraduate Recipients:
Theresa Jepsen
Jessica Marshall

Conferment of 2014 NGNA Fellows
Carol Ann Amann, MSN, BSN, RN-BC, FNGNA
Denise Lyons, MSN, RN, GCNS-BC, ACNS-BC, FNGNA
Anita Meehan, MSN, RN-BC, ONC, FNGNA
Colleen Steinhauser, MSN, RN, BC, FNGNA
Diana Sturdevant, MS, GNC-BC, APRN, FNGNA