Faculty recognition

The UMSN faculty is filled with members who are world-renowned educators, researchers and scholars. As the 2016-17 academic year draws to a close, UMSN is proud to celebrate the many prestigious awards and achievements of its faculty. Congratulations!

Cynthia Arslanian-EngorenCynthia Arslanian-Engoren

Associate Professor

2017 Helen Denne Schulte Visiting Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing



Dana TschannenDana Tschannen

Clinical Associate Professor

2017 Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS) Health Systems, Policy, & Informatics Distinguished Scholar Award



Deborah M. PriceDeborah M. Price

Clinical Assistant Professor

AACN Research Abstract Award for 2017



Deena CostaDeena Kelly Costa

Assistant Professor

Harriet H. Werley New Investigator Award by Midwest Nursing Research Society, 2017



Denise M. Saint ArnaultDenise M. Saint Arnault

Associate Professor

Fulbright Flex U.S. Scholar Award



Elizabeth A. DuffyElizabeth A. Duffy

Clinical Assistant Professor

Distinguished service award from the Children’s Oncology Group Nursing Steering Committee for her mentorship of an evidence-based practice team



Jesus CasidaJesus M. Casida

Assistant Professor

Columbia University Distinguished Alumni in Nursing Education Award, 2017



Judith PolicicchioJudith Policicchio

Clinical Instructor

Awarded grant from the U-M Experiential Learning Fund



Laura GultekinLaura Gultekin

Assistant Professor

Named Suzanne Bellinger Feetham Professor of Nursing, 2017



Lisa Kane LowLisa Kane Low

Associate Professor

President of the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM)



Marita TitlerMarita G. Titler

Rhetaugh G. Dumas Endowed Professor

Inducted into the National Academy of Medicine, 2016



Nadia A. CharaniaNadia A. Charania

Clinical Instructor

Michigan Medicine Making a Difference Award



Patricia W. Coleman-BurnsPatricia W. Coleman-Burns

Assistant Professor Emerita

2017 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Lifetime Achievement Award



UMSN Dean Patricia D. HurnPatricia D. Hurn


Elected to Johns Hopkins Society of Scholars, 2017



Rob StephensonRob Stephenson


WHO scientific and technical advisory group (STAG) for reproductive health



Stephen StrobbeStephen Strobbe

Clinical Associate Professor

Fulbright U.S. Scholar to Brazil, 2017-2018, “Core” Flex Teaching/Research Award



Sue Anne BellSue Anne Bell

Clinical Associate Professor

Appointed to the national committee for Emergency Preparedness for the 44,000 member Emergency Nurses Association