2021 ANNA Award Recipients

Outstanding Contribution to ANNA
Award: Lifetime membership in ANNA, ANNA logo pin, and a plaque
Mary Schira, PhD, APRN, RN, ACNP-BC
University of Texas at Arlington
Arlington, TX

Ron Brady Memorial Award for Excellence in Volunteer Leadership
Sponsored by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc.
Award: $1,000 and a plaque
Jennifer Payton, MHCA, BSN, RN, CNN
National Dialysis Accreditation Commission
Goose Creek, SC

Clinical Practice Award
Sponsored by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc.
Award: $1,000 and a plaque
Kourtney Rudolph, BSN, RN
Harper University Hospital
Detroit, MI
Nephrology Nurse Educator Award
Sponsored by DaVita
Award: $2,000 and a plaque
Jennifer Payton, MHCA, BSN, RN, CNN
National Dialysis Accreditation Commission
Goose Creek, SC
Excellence in Nephrology Nursing Management Award
Award: $1,000 and a plaque
Milescelyn Guerrero, BSN, RN
Commonwealth Healthcare Corp
Saipan, MP
Nephrology Nurse Researcher Award
Award: $1,000 and a plaque
Paul Bennett, PhD, MHSM, BN, RN, GCertSc
Satellite Health Care
Marino, South Australia
Quality Care Award
Sponsored by Church & Dwight Company, Inc.
Award: $2,000 and a plaque
Shelby Ann Hisler, BSN, RN, CNN
Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA
Helen Feigenbaum Award for the Promotion of Excellence in Nephrology Nursing
Sponsored by the Feigenbaum Family
Award: $1,000 and a plaque
Gail Dewald, BS, RN, CNN
Nephrology Nurse Consultant
San Antonio, TX

ANNA Board of Directors Award
Award: ANNA logo pin, complimentary registration to a future ANNA National Symposium, and plaque
Patricia Brooks, BSN, RN
DaVita Dialysis Waynesville
Waynesville, NC

  Outstanding Chapter Recognition Award
Sponsored by B. Braun Medical Inc. and Aesculap Academy
Award: $1,500
Hazel Taylor #239 (Alabama)
  Chapter(s) Strategic Collaboration Award
Award: $500
Black Swamp Chapter #323 (Ohio)
  Chapter STAR (Successful Teamwork = Achievements and Recognition) Awards
Award: $1,000
Advocacy: Bluegrass Chapter #322 (Kentucky)
Education: Heart of America Chapter #313 (Missouri)
Leadership: Dogwood Chapter #224 (Georgia)
Membership: Pacific Northwest Chapter #503 (Washington)
  Chapter Rising STAR Awards
Award: $500
Advocacy: Keystone Chapter #110 (Pennsylvania)
Advocacy: South Florida Flamingo Chapter #206
Education: Gulf Coast Chapter #204 (Texas)
Leadership: Tidewater Chapter #241 (Virginia)
Membership: Tri-State Ohio Chapter #317
Research Abstract Award
Award: $500
Tara O'Brien, PhD, RN, CNE
Ohio State University College of Nursing
Columbus, OH
Nephrology Nursing Journal New Author Award
Award: ANNA Publication
Christine Turner, PhD, RN, CNE
Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing
Richmond, VA
Co-authors: Patricia Finch-Guthrie, PhD, RN
Nephrology Nursing Journal Writing Contest Awards
Award: $500
Clinical Practice:
Bincy Joshwa, PhD, MSN, RN
Wayne State University College of Nursing
Detroit, MI
Co-authors: Rosalind Peters, PhD, RN, FAAN; Moh Malek, PhD, FACSM, FNSCA; Hossein Yarandi, PhD; Margaret Campbell, PhD, RN, FPCN
Education:
Elizabeth Hudson-Weires, MSN, APRN, ACCNS-AG
Emory University Hospital
Atlanta, GA
Co-authors: Palactine Fleming, MSN, RN; Melida Hall, BSN, CNN
Research:
Charlotte Thomas-Hawkins, PhD, RN, FAAN
Rutgers University School of Nursing
New Brunswick, NJ
Co-authors: Linda Flynn, PhD, RN, FAAN; Jennifer Dillon, MPA, RN-BC

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