2016 ANNA Award Recipients

Outstanding Contribution to ANNA
Award: Lifetime membership in ANNA, ANNA logo pin, and a plaque
Jenny Bell, BSN, RN, CNN
Banner University Medical Center
Phoenix, AZ
Ron Brady Memorial Award for Excellence in Volunteer Leadership
Sponsored by Anthony Jannetti, Inc.
Award: $1,000 and a plaque
Marien Saade, MSN, RN, CNN
Lifelink of Puerto Rico
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Clinical Practice Award
Sponsored by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc.
Award: $1,000 and a plaque
Trish Carter, DNP, ACNS-BC, MSN, CNN
University of Toledo Medical Center
Toledo, OH
Nephrology Nurse Educator Award
Sponsored by DaVita
Award: $1,000 and a plaque
Leonor Ponferrada, BSN, RN, CNN
University of Missouri School of Medicine
Columbia, MO

Excellence in Nephrology Nursing Management Award
Award: $1,000 and a plaque
Debbie Allen, BSN, RN, CNN
Houston, TX

Nephrology Nurse Researcher Award
Award: $1,000 and a plaque
Kandace Landreneau, PhD, RN, CCTC
Northwestern State University
Shreveport, LA
Quality Care Award
Sponsored by Church & Dwight Co., Inc.
Award: $2,000 and a plaque
Susan Bridger, BSN, RN, CNN, CPDN
Memphis, TN
  Outstanding Chapter Recognition Award
Sponsored by B. Braun Medical Inc. and Aesculap Academy
Award: $1,500 educational grant
Keystone Chapter (Pennsylvania)
  Chapters Strategic Collaboration Award
Award: $500
Black Swamp Chapter (Ohio)
Research Abstract Award
Award: $500
Rebecca Bartlett Ellis, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC
Indiana University
Indianapolis, IN
Kelly McManus Memorial Award
Sponsored by NxStage
Award: $2,000
Elizabeth Goings, RN
McMinnville, OR
ANNA Board of Directors Award
Award: ANNA logo pin, complimentary registration to a future ANNA National Symposium, and plaque
Wendy Lester, MSN, RN, CNN
UCSD Medical Center
San Diego, CA
Representation Award
Award: $500
Theresa Felton, RN, CNN
St. Vincent's Mercy Medical Center
Toledo, OH
Helen Feigenbaum Award for the Promotion of Excellence in Nephrology Nursing
Sponsored by the Feigenbaum Family
Award: $1,000 and a plaque
Nancy Colobong Smith, MN, ARNP, CNN
University of Washington Medical Center
Seattle, WA
  Chapter STAR (Successful Teamwork = Achievements and Recognition) Awards
Award: $1,000
Advocacy: Greater Minnesota Chapter (Minnesota)
Education: Garden State Chapter (New Jersey)
Evidence-Based Practice: Greater Charlotte Chapter (North Carolina)
Leadership: Jersey North Chapter (New Jersey)
Membership: Tar River Chapter (North Carolina)
  Chapter Rising STAR Awards
Award: $500
Advocacy: Black Swamp Chapter (Ohio)
Education: Caribbean Chapter (Puerto Rico)
Leadership: Michiganna Chapter (Michigan)
Membership: San Joaquin Chapter (California)
  Chapter Road to Success Awards
Award: $500
Recruitment & Retention: Centennial Chapter (North Dakota)
Associate Members: Ozarks Regional Chapter (Missouri)
Certified Members: Big Sky Chapter (Montana)
Nephrology Nursing Journal New Author Award
Award: $500
Heather Przybyl, DNP, RN, CCRN
Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
Phoenix, AZ
Co-authors: Ida Androwich, PhD, RN, BC-NI, FAAN; Jill Evans, MS, RN, NEA-BC
Nephrology Nursing Journal Writing Contest Awards
Award: $500
  Clinical Practice:
Maxine Brown, MSN, RN, ARNP-C
U.S. Medical Center for Federal Prisoners
Springfield, MO
Co-authors: Lavonne Burrows, MS, RN, APRN-BC, CNN; Timothy Pruett MSN, RN, FNP-BC; Thaddeus Burrows, BA, RN, CCRN, JD
Malinda Harrington, DNP, FNP-BC, ANCC
Vidant Medical Center
Greenville, NC

Mary Haras, PhD, MBA, APN, NP-C, CNN
Saint Xavier University
Chicago, IL
Co-authors: Kim Astroth, PhD, RN; Matthew Hesson-McInnis, PhD; Susan Kossman, PhD, RN; Wendy Woith, PhD, RN

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