The International Family Nursing Association (IFNA) began an exciting new initiative of IFNA Awards in 2015 to recognize and celebrate IFNA members who are providing outstanding contributions to transform health for families worldwide and advance the nursing of families. 20 Nominations from 8 countries were received. A special thanks to all those who participated in the nomination process and congratulations to all of the nominees.
IFNA is pleased to announce the 2015 IFNA Award recipients and their nominators who will be recognized during the IFNA Business Meeting at the 12th International Family Nursing Conference in Odense, Denmark in August 2015:
Excellence in Family Nursing Award
Eva Benzein, Sweden; nominated by Britt-Inger Saveman, Sweden
Kathleen Knafl, USA; nominated by Kit Chesla, USA
Nancy Moules, Canada; nominated by Lorraine Wright, Canada
Innovative Contribution to Family Nursing Award
Cristina Garcia-Vivar, Spain; nominated by Barbara Voltelen, Denmark
Naohiro Hohashi, Japan; nominated by Kazuko Ishigaki, Japan
Birte Østergaard, Denmark; nominated by Hanne Konradsen, Denmark
Distinguished Partner in Family Health Care Award
Glen and Becky Taylor, USA; nominated by Sandra Eggenberger, USA
Rising Star in Family Nursing Award
Carina Persson, Sweden; nominated by Britt-Inger Saveman, Sweden
Read more about each IFNA 2015 Award Recipient.