Additional Awards, Appointments & Acknowledgements

Power of Nursing Pinnacle Leader Awards, November 2017

Heidi Cygan – CON

Shonda Morrow – RUMC

Kelsey Schmitt – RUMC

Kay Schneider – RUMC

Thomas Starr – RUMC

Mary Jane Welch – CON

Additional Awards, Appointments and Acknowledgements

Patti Altman (March/April 2018) Illinois ENA Education Award

Shirley Ambutas, DNP, RN, CCRN-K, CCNS, APN (2018) Hero of the Heart Award

Sarah Anderson, BSN, RN, OCN International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer Foundation, Cancer Team Award - North America

Susana Banda, BSN, RN International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer Foundation, Cancer Team Award - North America

Susan M. Breitenstein, PhD, RN, FAAN (2018) American Academy of Nursing, Inducted as Fellow

Lynn Cabe BSN, RN (March/April 2018) Illinois ENA Clinical Leadership Award

Elizabeth Carlson, PhD, RN (2018) Sigma Theta Tau International, Lucie S Kelly Mentor Award

Timothy Carrigan, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FACH Heartland Alliance, Board of Directors Appointment

Timothy Carrigan, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FACH Illinois Organization of Nurse Leaders (IONL), Co-Chair Programming Committee

Timothy Carrigan, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FACH (2018) American Association of Men in Nursing, National Vice President

Cathy Catrambone, PhD, RN, FAAN (October 2017) Rush Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Nurses Alumni Association Distinguished Alumnus Award for 2017

Cathy Catrambone, PhD, RN, FAAN (November 2017) Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), Distinguished Service President, Board of Directors 2015-2017

Heather Cook, BSN, RN, CCRN, SCRN on behalf of the STAT Acuity Team (May 2018) Rush University Medical Center Professional Nursing Staff Evidence-based Practice Project and Clinical Research Grant for “Decompensation Workshops for the Acute Care Nurse”

Kathleen Delaney PhD (2018) College of Nursing Awards, Distinguished Alumni Award

Kathleen Delaney PhD New York University, Barbara Jonas Psychiatric - Mental Health Nursing Lecture on Leadership

Kathleen Delaney PhD University of Maryland, Anne Ottney Cain Lecture in Psychiatric Nursing

Linda Dowling, BSN, RN, OCN, CTTS and Ashley C Levitan, BSN, RN (April 2018) Rush University Medical Center, Quality Fair: Most Impactful Quality Improvement

Joi Evans, BSN, RN, CRRN (2018) Hero of the Heart Award

Jennifer M. Grenier, DNP, RN-BC Illinois Organization of Nurse Leaders (IONL), Community Effort Award

Irene Haapoja, MSN, RN, AOCN International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer Foundation, Cancer Team Award - North America

Mary Ellen Hand, BSN, RN, OCN International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer Foundation, Cancer Team Award - North America

Brandt Hatcher, DPN, RN, CNL (2018) Illinois Nurses Foundation, 40 Under 40

Mary Heitschmidt, PhD, RN, APN, CCRN (September 2017) Irwin Press Patient Experience Research Award

Mary Heitschmidt, PhD, RN, APN, CCRN (December 2017) Inducted Fellow: Institute of Medicine of Chicago

Mary Heitschmidt, PhD, RN, APN, CCRN (January 2018) Appointed to 2-year term: Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma) Research & Scholarship Advisory Council

Mary Heitschmidt, PhD, RN, APN, CCRN (March 2018) Invited manuscript reviewer: Heart & Lung - The Journal of Acute and Critical Care

Maria Holstead, MSN, RN-BC Illinois Organization of Nurse Leaders (IONL) Fellowship

Wrenetha Julion, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN College of Nursing Awards, Melanie Dreher Research and Scholarship MVP Award

Wrenetha Julion, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN Health & Medicine Policy Research Group, 2017 HMPRG Dr. Steve Whitman Research Award

Jeanne Kapturski, BSN, RN, OCN International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer Foundation, Cancer Team Award - North America

Joshua Kautz, MSN, CMSRN (August 2017) RUMC Employee of the Year

Jessica Kelley, BSN, BA, RN (January 2018) Clinical Employee of the Quarter

Jessica Kelley, BSN, BA, RN (2018) Millkin University Nursing Alumni of the Year

Jessica Kelley, BSN, BA, RN (2018) Argo Community High School Distinguished Alumni

Mallory Kelly, RN, Josh Kautz, RN, Erin LaHood, RN, Jennifer Nelson, RN, Amanda Sarpolis, RN, Kashawna Wilson, PCT, Mikel Biank, Quality, Renee Luvich, AUD, Kerem Korkmaz, UD, Mary Carol Racelis, CNS (June 2018) RUMC 7 South Atrium Team of the Year

Fiona Lane, MS, RN, CNL (2018) Hero of the Heart Award

Michael Liwanag MBA, MSN, RN-BC Illinois Organization of Nurse Leaders (IONL) Fellowship

Emily Rubenstein, BSN, RN, OCN International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer Foundation, Cancer Team Award - North America

Katherine M. Schafer, MSN, APRN, PCNS-BC, CCRN (June 2018) Rush University College of Nursing DAISY Faculty Award

Barbara Shaw, DNP, FNP-BC (2018) American Association of Nurse Practitioners, State Award for Excellence, Yale University College of Nursing, Distinguished Alumnae Award

Marisa Streelman, MSN, RN, CMSRN (2018) Treasurer, Board of Directors for the Academy of Medical Surgical Nurses (AMSN)

Jovana Trisic, RN (October 2017) RUMC Clinical Employee of the Quarter

Danica Uzelac, BSN, RN, CCRC (April 2018) American Society for Apheresis Annual Meeting, People’s Choice Award

Joellen Wilbur PhD National Advisory Council for Nursing Research member, National Institutes of Nursing Research, NIH

Eric Zack DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, AOCN, BMTCN (October 2017) Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (ONCC) Blood and Marrow Transplant, Certified Nurse (BMTCN) Test Development Committee Member

Eric Zack DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, AOCN, BMTCN (2018) The Joint Commission Advisory Council, National Staff Nurse Representative

Eric Zack DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, AOCN, BMTCN (March 2018) The 2018 Beth Joksimovic Professional Development Scholarship ($2000 Award)