2013 ANNA Award Recipients

Outstanding Contribution to ANNA
Award: Lifetime membership in ANNA, ANNA logo pin, and a plaque
Lillian Pryor, MSN, RN, CNN
Lawrenceville, GA
Ron Brady Memorial Award for Excellence in Volunteer Leadership
Sponsored by Anthony Jannetti, Inc.
Award: $1,000 and a plaque
Magen White, RN
Jewish Hospital
Louisville, KY
Clinical Practice Award
Sponsored by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc.
Award: $1,000 and a plaque
Rebecca McKee-Waddle, MSN, FNP-BC, CNN, CDE
Emory Healthcare
Atlanta, GA
Nephrology Nurse Educator Award
Sponsored by DaVita
Award: $1,000 and a plaque
Sara Kennedy, BSN, RN, CNN
Affymax
Hoover, AL
Nephrology Nurse Researcher Award
Award: $1,000 and a plaque
Kim Lingerfelt, DNP, FNP-BC, CNN-NP
Chattanooga Kidney Centers
Chattanooga, TN
Quality Care Award
Sponsored by Church & Dwight Co., Inc.
Award: $2,000 and a plaque
Leslie Dork, MSN, APRN
Renal Medical Associates
Albuquerque, NM
Spirit of Nephrology Nursing Award
Sponsored by Affymax/Takeda
Award: $1,500 and a plaque
Juanita Martinez, BSN, RN, CCRN, CNN
Alamo Kidney Health
San Antonio, TX
  Outstanding Chapter Recognition Award
Award: $1,000 educational grant
Dogwood Chapter (Southeast Region)
  Chapters Strategic Collaboration Award
Award: $2,000
Black Swamp Chapter (North Central Region)
  Regional STAR (Successful Teamwork = Achievements and Recognition) Awards
Award: $1,000 each
Northeast Region: Jersey North Chapter
Southeast Region: Alamo City Chapter
North Central Region: Bluegrass Chapter
Western Region: San Joaquin Valley Chapter
Research Abstract Award
Award: $500
Tamara Kear, PhD, RN, CNN
Villanova University, College of Nursing
Doylestown, PA
Kelly McManus Memorial Award
Sponsored by NxStage
Award: $2,000
Susan Bridger, BSN, RN, CNN, CPDN
DaVita
Memphis, TN
ANNA Board of Directors Award
Award: ANNA logo pin, complimentary registration to a future ANNA National Symposium, and plaque
Donna Casey, BSN, RN
University of Alabama
Birmingham, AL
Representation Award
Award: $500
David Walz, MBA, RN, BSN, CNN
CentraCare Kidney Program
Sauk Rapids, MN
  National Chapter Recruitment & Retention Award
Award: $500
Windy City Chapter (North Central Region)
  Regional Chapter Recruitment & Retention Awards
Award: $250
Northeast Region: Northeast Tri-State Chapter
Southeast Region: Tar River Chapter
North Central Region: Ozarks Regional Chapter
Western Region: Intermountain Chapter
  Regional Chapter Health Policy Advocacy STAR Awards
Award: $500
Northeast Region: Colonial Chapter
Southeast Region: Dogwood Chapter
North Central Region: Greater Minnesota Chapter
Western Region: Big Sky Chapter
  Regional Chapter Rising STAR Awards
Award: $500
Northeast Region: Northeast Tri-State Chapter
Southeast Region: Greater Charlotte Chapter
North Central Region: Badger Chapter
Western Region: Desert Vista Chapter
Nephrology Nursing Journal Writing Contest Awards
Award: $500
Clinical Practice:
Billie Axley, MSN, RN, CNN
Fresenius Medical Care
Franklin, TN
Co-authors: Joan Speranza-Reid, BSHM, RN, CNN; Helen Williams, MSN, RN, CNN
Education:
Cynthia Russell, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, FAAN
University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing
Columbia, MO
Co-author: Leonor Ponferrada, BSN, RN, CNN
Research:
Anita Molzahn, PhD, RN, FCAHS
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Co-authors: Laurene Sheilds, PhD, RN; Anne Bruce, PhD, RN; Kelli Stajduhar, PhD, RN; Kara Schick Makaroff, PhD, RN; Rosanne Beuthin, MN, RN; and Sheryl Shermak, RSW, MSW