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William F. Connell School of Nursing


CSON faculty members Angela Amar, Pamela Grace, and Patricia Tabloski were inducted into the American Academy of Nursing, along with six Connell School alumni and a visiting scholar.

At its 18th annual Scientific Assembly, the International Association of Forensic Nurses named CSON Associate Professor Angela Amar its 2010 Distinguished Fellow, and presented her with the association’s best research paper award.

Clinical Assistant Professor Donna Cullinan received Boston College’s 2011 Community Service Award, given annually to an employee whose actions exemplify the Jesuit spirit of service to others. Cullinan was honored for her longstanding commitment to bringing sustainable health care to Haiti and her other volunteer endeavors.

The Association of Nurses in AIDS Care gave Rosanna DeMarco, CSON associate professor, its Excellence in HIV Prevention Award in recognition of her significant and outstanding contributions to the field.

Associate Professor Jane Flanagan, winner of the Partners Health Care Excellence in Action Award, also won the Research for Practice Writing Award from Med-Surg Nursing.

The International Association of Forensic Nurses recognized Clinical Assistant Professor Holly Fontenot as one of 25 nurses leading the health care response to violence.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing named Dean Susan Gennaro one of 60 visionary leaders at the nursing school’s 60th anniversary celebration.

Assistant Professor Allyssa Harris, who was named a Fellow of the National Academies of Practice, also received the New England Regional Black Nurses Association award for Excellence in Education and Teaching.

Susan Kelly-Weeder, assistant professor, won the Massachusetts Association of Registered Nurses’ 2011 Excellence in Nursing Education Award.

Associate Professor Joyce Pulcini received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Massachusetts Coalition of Nurse Practitioners.

Cathy Read, associate dean for undergraduate programs, received the International Society of Nurses in Genetics 2010 Founder’s Award for Education.

The UCLA School of Nursing named Professor and Nurse Theorist Callista Roy one of Sixty Who Have Made a Difference in the 60-year history of the school.

Assistant Professor Deborah Sampson was inducted into the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She also received the 2010 Award for Advancing Nursing from the New Hampshire Nurses’ Association, and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners’ State Nurse Practitioner of the Year Award.

Kelly Stamp, assistant professor, received the Massachusetts Association of Colleges of Nursing’s Academic Nursing Early Career Award.

The American Nurses Foundation named Assistant Professor Melissa Sutherland its 2010 Gloria Smith Scholar. The foundation also awarded a grant to Sutherland and a team of fellow researchers to study the intersection of violence and reproductive health in a sample of women.

Purdue University College of Health and Human Sciences bestowed its Outstanding Alumni Award on Patricia Tabloski, Connell School associate dean of graduate studies and assistant professor. Tabloski spent five months as a Mayday Pain & Society Media Fellow.

Jean Weyman, assistant dean for continuing education, accepted a programming excellence award from the Learning Resources Network, an international association for lifetime-learning professionals and organizations.

Associate Professor Danny Willis received the Eastern Nursing Research Conference’s Rising Star Research Award.