Awards and honors
May 4, 2022
Adjunct Faculty Eilon Caspi, PhD, was invited to serve on the editorial board of the Journal of Applied Gerontology.
The abstract Resilience and Wellbeing: Youth Perceptions of Protective Factors During Normative and Non-Normative Stressors written by Professor Wendy Looman, PhD, APRN, CPNP-PC, was named a Distinguished Abstract among all abstracts submitted for paper presentation to the Midwest Nursing Research Society 2022 Annual Research Conference.
Professor Christine Mueller, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN, was inducted into the Academy for Excellence in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. The Academies for Excellence recognize outstanding faculty in the areas of scientific research, educational scholarship, clinical practice and team science. Mueller also received designation as a Distinguished Educator in Nursing from the National Hartford Center for Gerontological Nursing Excellence and was elected to the Board of Directors for the National Hartford Center for Gerontological Nursing Excellence.
Clinical Associate Professor Barb Peterson, PhD, APRN, PMHCNS-BC, was inducted into the National Academies of Practice. In addition, she was appointed chair of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association Child and Adolescent Council Steering Committee.
Professor Carolyn Porta, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN, FNAP, was appointed to serve as a member of the National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice of the Health Resources and Services Administration.
Clinical Associate Professor Sripriya Rajamani, PhD, MPH, MBBS, FAMIA, is serving as co-chair of Pathways Sub-Committee, a part of the Women in AMIA Initiative to bring more diverse talent to the American Medical Informatics Association. In addition, she will participate in recruitment efforts of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee.
Clinical Assistant Professor Sasha Skendzel, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC, ACRP-CP, was selected by the American Society for Transplantation and Cellular Therapy Survivorship SIG Steering Committee to receive the 2022 Early-Career Survivorship SIG Achievement Award.