2015 IFNA Award Recipients

International Family Nursing Association Awards

20 nominations from 8 countries were received for the first-ever 2015 IFNA Awards. Congratulations to each 2015 IFNA Award recipient who was recognized at the 12th International Family Nursing Conference in Odense, Denmark on August 21, 2015.  Each recipient received a customized recognition lithograph from IFNA.

IFNA 2015 Award Recipients at IFNC12 with Dr. Kit Chesla, IFNA President

IFNA 2015 Award Recipients at IFNC12 with Dr. Kit Chesla, IFNA President

2015 IFNA Award Lithographs

2015 IFNA Award Lithographs


Kathleen A. Knafl, PhD, FAAN

2015 Excellence in Family Nursing Award

Kathleen A. Knafl, PhD, FAAN (USA); nominated by Catherine (Kit) Chesla (USA)

Knafl Award Nomination

 


Eva Benzein, RNT, Dipl. Nurse, PhD

2015 Excellence in Family Nursing Award

Eva Benzein, RNT, Dipl. Nurse, PhD (Sweden); nominated by Britt-Inger Saveman (Sweden)

Benzein Award Nomination

 


Nancy J. Moules, RN, PhD

2015 Excellence in Family Nursing Award

Nancy J. Moules, RN, PhD (Canada); nominated by Lorraine Wright (Canada)

Moules Award Nomination

IFNA Blog Post features Dr. Nancy Moules’ reflections about receiving this 2015 IFNA Award.


Birte Østergaard, RN, MScN, PhD

2015 Innovative Contribution to Family Nursing Award

Birte Østergaard, RN, MScN, PhD (Denmark); nominated by Hanne Konradsen (Denmark)


Naohiro Hohashi, PhD, RN, PHN, LSN

2015 Innovative Contribution to Family Nursing Award

Naohiro Hohashi, PhD, RN, PHN, LSN (Japan); nominated by Kazuko Ishigaki (Japan)

Hohashi Award Nomination


Cristina Garcia-Vivar, PhD, RN

2015 Innovative Contribution to Family Nursing Award

Cristina Garcia-Vivar, PhD, RN (Spain); nominated by Barbara Voltelen (Denmark)

Garcia-Vivar Award Nomination


Glen and Becky Taylor

2015 Distinguished Partner in Family Health Care Award

Glen and Becky Taylor

Taylor Award Nomination

Dr. Sandra Eggenberger, Director of the Glen Taylor Nursing Institute for Family and Society accepted the award at IFNC12 on behalf of Glen and Becky Taylor.


Carina Persson, RPT, PhD

2015 Rising Star in Family Nursing Award

Carina Persson, RPT, PhD (Sweden); nominated by Britt-Inger Saveman (Sweden)

Persson Award Nomination