Additional Awards, Appointments & Acknowledgements

Shirley Ambutas, DNP, RN, CCRN-L, CCNS, APN Hero of the Heart Award

Sarah Anderson, BSN, 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 American Academy of Nursing, Inducted as Fellow

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

Timothy Carrigan, PhD American Association of Men in Nursing, National Vice President

Timothy Carrigan, PhD Heartland Alliance, Board of Directors Appointment

Timothy Carrigan, PhD Illinois Organization or Nurse Leaders (IONL), Co-Chair Programming Committee

Kathleen Delaney College of Nursing Awards, Distinguished Alumni Award

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

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

Joi Evans, BSN, RN, CRRN Hero of the Heart Award

Lou Fogg (June 2017) Rush University, Mentor of the year

Judy Friedrichs, DNP, RN, FT, CPLC (October 2016) Gift of Hope, Life Saving Partner

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

Mary Heitschmidt, PhD, RN, APN, CCRN (February 2017) American Heart Association Illinois Advocacy Committee, appointed member

Mary Heitschmidt, PhD, RN, APN, CCRN (June 2017) Clinical Nursing Research: Invited manuscript reviewer

Mary Heitschmidt, PhD, RN, APN, CCRN (Jan. 1, 2015-Dec. 31, 2016) The Mayday Fund. Site Principal Investigator. Project title: "Piloting a picture of pain in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit"

Maria Holstead 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

Fiona Lane, MS, RN, CNL Hero of the Heart Award

Michael Liwanag Illinois Organization of Nurse Leaders (IONL) Fellowship

Daniel Maher, NP (2017) Ellen Elpern Award, Nominee

Amy Manion, PhD, RN, CPNP (2017) Journal of Pediatric Health Care's Ellen Rudy Clore Excellence in Scholarly Writing Award for article entitled "Quality of life and health outcomes in overweight and non-overweight children with asthma"

Jan Odiaga, DNP, CPNP (2017) The Institute of Medicine Chicago Chpater (IMOC) Fellowship

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

Rush University Medical Center (February 2017) Baby Friendly Designation

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

Joellen Wilbur Publication selected for Podcast American Journal of Health Promotion Authors' series. "Randomized clinical trial or women's lifestyle physical activity program for African American women."

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

Joellen Wilbur (September 2016) Ofice of Community Engagement and Neighborhood Health Partnership University of Illinois at Chicago, researcher

Eric Zack, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, AOCN, BMTCN (November 2016) Chicago Chapter of the Oncology Nursing Society (CCONS) 2016 ONS Congress Scholarship

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

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