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Congratulations to our 2019 NANN Award Winners

We are proud to announce the 2019 NANN Award Winners. Congratulations to all on your diligence in your profession, as well as to our association! 

Large Chapter of the Year - Delaware Valley

Medium Chapter of the Year - Arkansas


Lifetime Achievement - Terry Johnson, APN NNP-BC MN CLEC

Lifetime Achievement - Mary Ellen Honeyfield, DNP RN NNP-BC

Distinguished Service - Ksenia Zukowsky, PhD CRNP NNP-BC 

Navigator - Kelly Gilhousen, MSN RNC-NIC RN-BC

Leadership - Jennifer Hart, MSN RNC-NIC CBC NEA-BC

Robyn Main Award - Barbara O'Rourke, RN

NNP Excellence - Susan Dell Almarode, DNP APRN NNP-BC

NNP Rising Star - Priscilla Meyers, MSN APRN NNP-BC

Best Paper - Dorothy Vittner, PhD RN CHPE

Skin-To-Skin Contact Activates Salivary Oxytocin Release and Influences Infant Neurobehavioral Functioning

Best Poster - Leslie Parker, PhD NNP-BC

Effect of Aspiration and Evaluation of Gastric Residuals on Intestinal Inflammation, Gastrointestinal Bleeding, and Gastrointestinal Peptide Levels in Extremely Preterm Infants

Clinical Abstract - Ashley Weber, PhD RN

Organizational Resources for Family-Centered Care May Influence Clinicians' Attitudes towards Family Engagement 

Research Abstract - Christine Wetzel, MSN RN IBCLC

Maternal, Infant and Nutritional Factors Influencing the Developing Microbiome of the Premature Infant in the NICU Setting

EBP/QI Abstract - Genesee Hornung, MSN RN CNS CPNP-PC

Booting the Bundle: Implementing Practice Changes in a NICU to Reduce CLABSI

Small Grant - Rebecca South, BSN RNC-NIC

Innovative Nurse-Driven Program to Decrease Stress and Increase Knowledge for Antepartum Mothers

Small Grant - Alexandra Armstrong, RN

Toward a Transfer Readiness Tool: From Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) to Lower Levels of Care

Small Grant - Kelly McGlothen-Bell, PhD RN IBCLC NTMNC

Maternal Perceptions of Feeding Behaviors in Infants with Prenatal Opioid Exposure

ANC Article of the Year - Samantha Alessi MSN RNC-NIC CLC AACNS-N

Evidence Regarding the Use of Bubble Continuous Positive Airway Pressure in the Extremely Low Birth-Weight Infant: Benefits, Challenges, and Implications for Nursing Practice