Distinguished Alumni Humanitarian Award

Criteria

This award honors a School of Nursing graduate for exceptional humanitarian service in a healthcare environment. Nominee must excel in at least two of the following:

  1. Nominee goes beyond the excellence expected of our U of MN nursing graduates through demonstrated leadership in: a) the assessment/alleviation of significant health care problem(s), b) development and/or implementation of an innovation in health care delivery or, c) leadership in inter-professional work that addresses a significant health problem.
  2. Performs extraordinary altruistic and humanitarian healthcare service.
  3. Changes/saves lives through holistic care efforts.
  4. Makes a meaningful difference in the world through sustained leadership in focusing nursing actions on societal health care concerns.
  5. Provides distinguished service that brings honor to the nursing profession, the School of Nursing and the University

Eligibility

Eligible individuals are graduates of the School of Nursing

Description of Award

Recipient will receive a certificate presented at the School of Nursing annual spring reunion.

For questions or more information, contact John Kilbride at kilbride@umn.edu.

Past Recipients

2020

Sue Strohschein

2019

Donna Wright

2016

Scott Harpin

2016

Dereck Salisbury

2015

Rosemary Fister

2014

Molly Secor-Turner

2013

Jeanne Howell

2012

Delores Johnson Huanca

2011

Michael Bleich

2008

Cheryl Robertson

2007

Marilyne Gustafson

2006

Sarah Gutknecht
Janis Ollwerther
Carol Pederson (posthumous)