2012 ANNA Award Recipients

Outstanding Contribution to ANNA
Award: Lifetime membership in ANNA, ANNA logo pin, and a plaque
Suzann VanBuskirk, BSN, RN, CNN
DaVita
Elkton, MD
Ron Brady Memorial Award for Excellence in Volunteer Leadership
Sponsored by Anthony Jannetti, Inc.
Award: $1,000 and a plaque
Ellen Dutschke, RN, CNN
Jewish Hospital
Louisville, KY
Clinical Practice Award
Sponsored by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc.
Award: $1,000 and a plaque
Cynthia Frazier, MSN, RN, CNN
Department of Veterans Affairs
Fairfield, AL
Nephrology Nurse Educator Award
Sponsored by DaVita
Award: $1,000 and a plaque
Patricia Kirchgessner, RN, CHN
Fresenius Medical Care of North America
Floyds Knobs, IN
Excellence in Nephrology Nursing Management Award
Award: $1,000 and a plaque
Patricia Olson, BSN, RN, CNN
Benefis HealthCare
Vaughn, MT
Nephrology Nurse Researcher Award
Award: $1,000 and a plaque
Joni Walton, PhD, RN, ACNS, BC
Carroll College
Helena, MT
Quality Care Award
Sponsored by Church & Dwight Co., Inc.
Award: $2,000 and a plaque
Susan Bridger, BSN, RN, CNN, CPDN
DaVita
Memphis, TN
Spirit of Nephrology Nursing Award
Sponsored by HDCN.com
Award: $1,500 and a plaque
Valerie Lee, MSN, RN
St Luke's Nephrology Clinic
Boise, ID
  Outstanding Chapter Recognition Award
Sponsored by B. Braun Medical Inc.
Award: $1,000 educational grant
Tri-State Ohio (North Central Region)
  Chapters Strategic Collaboration Award
Award:$500
Dogwood, Masters City, & Peach Chapters (Southeast Region)
  Regional STAR (Successful Teamwork = Achievements and Recognition) Awards
Award: $1,000 each
Northeast Region: Keystone Chapter
Southeast Region: Dogwood Chapter
North Central Region: Kentuckiana Chapter
Western Region: Greater Puget Sound Chapter
  National Chapter Recruitment & Retention Award
Award: $500
Central Missouri Chapter (North Central Region)
  Regional Chapter Recruitment & Retention Awards
Award: $250
Northeast Region: Long Island Chapter
Southeast Region: Music City Chapter
North Central Region: Central Missouri Chapter
Western Region: Sawtooth Chapter
ANNA Board of Directors Award
Award: ANNA logo pin, complimentary registration to a future ANNA National Symposium, and plaque
Nida Quirong-Jones, RN, CNN
Albert Einstein Medical Center
Philadelphia, PA
  Representation Award
Award: $500
Lauretta Williams, RN, CNN
Marin City, CA
Research Abstract Award
Award: $500
Sheila Doss-McQuitty, BSN, RN, CNN, CCRA
Satellite Healthcare, Inc.
San Jose, CA
Research Sharing Award
Award: $350
Sheila Doss-McQuitty, BSN, RN, CNN, CCRA
Satellite Healthcare, Inc.
San Jose, CA
Kelly McManus Memorial Award
Sponsored by NxStage
Award: $500
Sylvia Donato-Moore, BSN, RN, CNN
Med Center DaVita at Home, DaVita, Inc.
Houston, TX
  Regional Chapter Health Policy Advocacy STAR Awards
Award: $500
Northeast Region: Garden State Chapter
Southeast Region: Hazel Taylor Chapter
North Central Region: Heart of America Chapter
Western Region: Desert Vista Chapter
  Regional Chapter Rising STAR Awards
Award: $500
Northeast Region: Mass Bay Chapter
Southeast Region: Tar River Chapter
North Central Region: Michiganna Chapter
Western Region: Silver State Chapter
Helen Feigenbaum Award for the Promotion of Excellence in Nephrology Nursing
Sponsored by the Feigenbaum Family
Award: $1,000
Debra Castner, MSN, RN, APNC, CNN
Jersey Coast Nephrology & Hypertension Associates
Forked River, NJ
Nephrology Nursing Journal Writing Contest Awards
Award: $500
Clinical Practice:
Debra Castner, MSN, RN, APNC, CNN
Jersey Coast Nephrology & Hypertension Associates
Forked River, NJ
Education:
Kim Lingerfelt, MSN, FNP-C, CNN-NP
Chattanooga Kidney Centers, LLC
Chattanooga, TN
Co-author: Kathy Thornton, PhD, RN
Research:
Jane Gardner, DNP, RN
Jane K. Gardner, Inc.
Chicago, IL
Co-author: Joni Walton, PhD, RN, ACNS, BC
Nephrology Nursing Journal New Author Award
Award: Copy of Core Curriculum for Nephrology Nursing
Sylvia Donato-Moore, BSN, RN, CNN
Med Center DaVita at Home, DaVita, Inc.
Houston, TX