Awards and Recognitions


Michalowski Assistant Professor Martin Michalowski was awarded senior member status within the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence for 2018.
Avery Professor Melissa Avery's book Freestanding Birth Centers: Innovation, Evidence, Optimal Outcomes won an American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award in the maternal-child health category.


 Disch Faculty ad Honorem Joanne Disch received Geraldine "Polly" Bednash Lectureship Award

Professor Kathleen Krichbaum was inducted into the U of M's Academy of Distinguished Teachers. She is one of 9 faculty inducted in 2017. 

 Porta Associate Professor Carolyn Porta received the School of Public Health Alumni Innovator Award

Professor Emeritus Linda Bearinger received the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine's Outstanding Achievement Award

Porta Associate Professor Carolyn Porta named Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing.
 Hadidi Associate Professor Niloufar Hadidi was awarded the 2017 Excellence in Neuroscience Nursing Education Award by the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses.
Pesut Professor Dan Pesut received the 2017 Gene Tranbarger Award, in recognition of his article Diversity Dynamics: The Experience of Male Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars. The Gene Tranbarger Award recognizes an exceptional article or book about men in nursing or men’s health.
 Pfeiffer Clinical Professor Jeanne Pfeiffer received The Sioux Award, which is the highest honor given by the University of North Dakota Alumni Association & Foundation for achievement, service and loyalty.
Professor Melissa Avery Professor Melissa Avery received the annual media award from the American Association of Birth Centers for the book Freestanding Birth Centers: Innovation, Evidence and Optimal Outcomes.
Wyman Professor Jean Wyman was named the Rodney Appell Continence Care Champion 2017 by the National Association for Continence.
 Dianne Willer-Sly Clinical Assistant Professor Dianne Willer-Sly was inducted into the Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.