Friend of the Friends

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The Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research (FNINR) Board is excited to announce the creation of a special program called “Friend of the Friends.” This program is designed to give each and every person who values nursing research the opportunity to become a Friend and support the mission of FNINR. Thank you for considering this wonderful opportunity to become a Friend of the Friends.


  • A program to support the mission of NINR by becoming a “Friend of the Friends” with your donation.
  • An opportunity to honor nurse researchers, nurse leaders who support research, nurse educators who teach research, and community members who value research. 
  • An opportunity to honor the memory of someone special who valued nurse research and the impact it had on the lives of our communities.


  • By becoming a “Friend of the Friends” you will help advance FNINR’s mission and the mission of science and its role in providing positive outcomes to the health care community.
  • Your $100 donation to FNINR will entitle you to receive:
    • All FNINR Newsletters.
    • A lapel pin that signifies "Friend of the Friends" that you may wear proudly in support of nursing science.
    • Recognition at the FNINR annual NightinGala.
    • Recognition on the FNINR website.
Those chosen to be honored by you in this fashion will also be recognized at the NightinGala and on the FNINR website.



Click here for online "Friend of the Friends" donation form.

The Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research wishes to acknowledge those who have, thus far, become a “Friend of the Friends” and extends appreciation for their support.
Ann Marie Dose
Susan Gennaro
Gaudia Baniter
Mary Ann Friesen
Kathleen Potempa
Karen Drenkard
Karen Cox
Connie Delaney
Marilyn Rantz
Martha Curley
Ruth Anderson
Nancy Kaufman
Maureen McCausland
Dorrie Fontaine
Donna Fick
Deb Harding
Victoria Niederhauser
Amanda Hessels

In Memory of Robert Hassmiller
Marie Bakitas
Reynaldo Rivera
Marilyn Hammer
Margaret Heitkemper
Jean Watson
Pamela Johnson
Donna Meyer
Sandra Dunbar
Franklin Shaffer
Michael Bleich
Nancy Valentine
Cathleen Wheatley
Linda Norman
Linda Norman Honoree
Roberta Lavin
Penny Blake
Cindy Munro

Sandra Weiss
Tamilyn Bakas
Sally Maliski
Mollie Cummins
Marion Broome
Katie Boston-Leary
Marge Bott
Christine Mueller
Donna Bliss
Rosanne Raso
Jeannie Cimiotti
Jenny Drenkard Sapolsky
Jerry Mansfield
OiSaeng Hong
Zina Mirsky
Catherine Chesla
Carol Dawson Rose

Helen Burns
Katie Boston
Beth Hudson
Lopa Fatel
Stephanie Ferguson
Maureen Sintich
Ellen Swartwout
Nancy Redeker
Francine Bono-Neri
Linda Chlan
Eileen Sullivan-Marx
Bernadette Melnyk
Kimberly Stanbery
Kimberly Glassman
Paula Correa
In Honor of Debra Moser
In Honor of Kristin Ashford
In Honor of Ellen Hahn
In Honor of Ernest Grant
In Honor of Dr. Lawrence Tabak