The purpose of the SNRS Distinguished Researcher Award is to recognize the contribution of an individual whose established program of research has enhanced the science and practice of nursing in the southern region. Winners of the Distinguished Researcher Award will be considered by the Board to represent SNRS at the bi-annual CANS State of the Science Congress.
The recipient of the award shall be selected in accordance with the established award criteria:
Nomination Procedure: The nomination form must be completed via the link on the SNRS webpage for this award. Nominations for this award must be made by a current SNRS member in the form of a nominations packet. The nominations packet must be submitted electronically per instructions on the SNRS website by the posted deadline. Only the materials specified for the packet will apply to the award review. All information submitted in the nomination packet becomes the property of SNRS and will not be returned.
The Nomination Packet should include the following, uploaded in one PDF.
Guidelines for Letters
Selection Process: The SNRS Awards Committee will review the nomination packets and make recommendations to the SNRS Board for final approval. The recipient will be honored at the SNRS Annual Conference (nominee may be asked to deliver a research presentation and provide consent for it to be archived by SNRS); therefore, the nominee must agree to attend the Annual Conference.
Dr. Debra Lyon, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, FAAN
Marcia Holstad, PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN
Donna Hathaway, PhD, RN, FAAN
Lynn Rew, PhD, RN, FAAN
Elizabeth J. Corwin, PhD, RN, FAAN
JoAnne M. Youngblut, PhD, RN, FAAN
Debra K. Moser, DNSc, RN, FAAN
Jean C. McSweeney, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN
Sandra B. Dunbar, RN, DSN, FAAN
Barbara Smith, PhD, RN, FAAN
Nancy L. McCain, DNS, RN, FAAN
Richard H. Steeves, Ph.D., RN, FNP, FAAN
Judith McFarlane, RN, DrPH, FAAN
Diane Holditch Davis
D. Jean Wood