FNINR Award Nominations Are Now Closed.

Winners will be announced at the NightinGala
on October 26, 2022.

2022 FNINR Award Categories:

Ada Sue Hinshaw Award
The Ada Sue Hinshaw Award is considered the pre-eminent award given by FNINR named in honor of the first permanent Director of the National Institute of Nursing Research. Recipients have a substantive and sustained program of science that would afford her/him recognition as a prominent senior scientist.

The President's Award
The President’s Award is given based on a specific theme established by the President of FNINR, varies annually, and is awarded to a researcher with sustained contributions in the field. This year, the theme is “chronic disease” aimed at research that explores contributing factors, disparities, interventions, or evaluation of interventions.

Welch/Woerner Path-Paver Award
The Welch/Woerner Path-Paver Award is given to a mid-to-late career nurse scientist who has achieved one or more breakthroughs in theory development, research methods, instruments, or subject matter that has paved the way for other scientists and who has influenced and mentored the next generation of nurse researchers.

Faye Glenn Abdellah Leadership Award
The Faye Glenn Abdellah Leadership Award is named for this renowned nurse researcher. Faye Abdellah’s vision has resulted in inestimable value created by nurse scientists over the years. This award will go to an organization or individual with a sustained or lasting impact on nursing science either through advocacy, institutional leadership, or individual program of research that has led to the public awareness of the value of nursing science in improving health at the individual and/or population levels.

Protégé Award
The Protégé/Protegee Award is given to an evolving nurse scientist who shows great promise in advancing science and who is within the first 6 years of completing either the PhD or Post-Doctoral study.

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