Faculty recognition for 2017-18 academic year

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The UMSN faculty is filled with members who are world-renowned educators, researchers and scholars. As the 2017-18 academic year draws to a close, UMSN is proud to celebrate the many prestigious awards and achievements of its faculty. Congratulations!

April BigelowApril Bigelow

Clinical associate professor, adult nurse practitioner program coordinator

2018 HPM Fellowship recipient, Hospice and Palliative Medicine



Beth DuffyElizabeth Duffy

Clinical assistant professor

-Interprofessional Education Fellowship, 2018-2019, University of Michigan
-Children's Oncology Group Evidence-Based Practice Fellowship 2018-2019, National Award



Janean HoldenJanean Holden

Barbara A. Therrien collegiate professor of nursing, associate dean for research and Rackham graduate programs

Welch Woerner Path Paver Award from Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research (FNINR)



Lenette JonesLenette Jones

Assistant professor

2018 New Investigator Award for the MNRS Health of Diverse Populations Research Interest Group at Midwest Nursing Research Society



Christine LeechChristine "Tina" Leech

Clinical instructor

-2018 Pi Beta Phi sorority "Impactful Teacher" Award
-2018 UMSN Mae Edna Doyle Teacher of the Year Award



Marjorie McCullaghMarjorie McCullagh

Professor, director of the occupational health nursing program

-American Academy of Nursing Edge Runner designation
-UMSN Research Day faculty research poster competition first place: "Effects of a hearing conservation program for farm and rural youth: A randomized controlled trial"



Katie NelsonKatie Nelson

Clinical assistant professor, program lead for the acute care pediatric nurse practitioner program

Sigma Theta Tau, Rho Chapter, 'Excellence in Nursing Education 2018'



Michelle PardeeMichelle Pardee

Clinical assistant professor

Nominated for 2018 Golden Apple Award



Deborah PriceDeborah Price

Clinical assistant professor

Sigma Theta Tau Rho Chapter's Award for "Excellence in Nursing Leadership"



Denise Saint ArnaultDenise Saint Arnault

Associate professor, vice chair for administration of the professional graduate programs

Sigma Theta Tau, Rho Chapter's Award for "Mentorship" for 2018



Clayton ShumanClayton Shuman

Assistant professor

2018 Dissertation Award for the MNRS Health Systems, Policy and Informatics Research Interest Group



Peggy UrsuyPeggy Ursuy

Clinical assistant professor

Michigan Leadership Education for Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (MI-LEND) fellow