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Faculty Honours and Awards

Welcome to the Faculty of Nursing Honours and Awards page, dedicated to documenting and celebrating the excellence of our faculty at the University of Calgary. Our faculty members, students, staff and alumni have been recognized internally and externally for their outstanding contributions to research, teaching, service, academic achievement, volunteerism and for their life-time contributions to their fields of study. Each singular award represents an outstanding accomplishment by a member of the Faculty of Nursing community and we celebrate them!

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YEAR NAME HONOUR/AWARD
2017 Catherine Laing (faculty) International Family Nursing Association 2017 Rising Star Award
  Catherine Laing (faculty) CARNA Award of Excellence in Nursing Research
Cydnee Seneviratne (faculty) CARNA Award of Excellence in Nursing Education
Shane Sinclair (faculty) CIHR – Institute of Cancer Research – New Investigator Award in Psychological Oncology
2016 Kathryn King-Shier (faculty) Fellow, European Society of Cardiology
  Shahirose Premji (faculty) Fellow, American Academy of Nursing
Karen Benzies (faculty) CAPWHN Leadership Award
Nicole Letourneau (faculty) 2016 Alberta Inspiration Awards in Family and Community Safety
Michelle Krbavac (staff) Risk Shining Star Award, UCalgary 
Erika McNeil (staff) Risk Shining Star Award, UCalgary
Shahirose Premji (associate professor) CNA Jeanne Mance Award
Kathryn King-Shier (professor) CNA Order of Merit for Nursing Research
Shahirose Premji (associate professor) CARNA Centennial Award
Shahirose Premji (associate professor) American Academy of Nursing Fellow
2015 NAME HONOUR / AWARD
Nancy Moules (professor) CASN* Excellence in Nursing Education Award
Andrew Estefan (assistant professor) 2015 Great Supervisor Award from the Faculty of Graduate Studies (Grad Supervisor Appreciation Week)
Nancy Moules (professor) International Family Nursing Association Excellence Award
Shelley Raffin Bouchal (associate professor) ANEA* Leadership Award (Educator)
Nancy Moules (professor) UofC Teaching Awards, Category: Graduate Supervision
Zenaida Roxas (nursing instructor) UofC Students' Union Teaching Excellence Award
  Catherine Laing (assistant professor) Canadian Camp Research Award of Excellence 
  Nicole Letourneau (professor) CARNA* Excellence in Nursing Research
  Nancy Moules (professor) CARNA* Excellence in Nursing Education
2014 NAME HONOUR / AWARD
Sandra Goldsworthy (associate professor) Director of the Year, Advanced Life Support Educators, Sunnybrook Emergency Medicine
  Marlies Murdoch (instructor) UofC Students' Union Teaching Excellence Award
  Annette Lane (assistant professor) UofC Students' Union Teaching Excellence Honourable Mention
  Andrew Estefan (assistant professor) UCalgary Teaching Awards, Full-Time Faculty (assistant professor)
  Tracey Clancy and Rita Lisella (instructors) UCalgary Teaching Awards, Team Teaching
2013 NAME HONOUR / AWARD
  Karen Cook (staff) UofC U Make a Difference Award
  Karen Benzies (professor) Westbury Legacy Award
  Diana Mansell (instructor) UofC Students' Union Teaching Excellence Honourable Mention
  Aaron Li (nursing practice instructor) UofC Students' Union Teaching Excellence Award
  Ardene Vollman (former faculty) Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal
  Lorraine Wright (professor emerita) Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal
  Sandra Reilly (associate professor) CARNA* Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal
  Sheri Ewing (MN2008) Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal
2012 NAME HONOUR / AWARD
  Karen Benzies (professor) UofC U Make A Difference Award
  Andrew Estefan (assistant professor) UofC U Make A Difference Award
  Carol Ewashen (associate professor) CARNA* Award for Excellence in Education
  Sandi Hirst (associate professor) CNA* Jeanne Mance Award
  Sandi Hirst (associate professor) CAG* Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal
  Kathryn King-Shier (professor) CASN* Award of Excellence in Nursing Research
  Annette Lane (assistant professor) UofC Students’ Union Teaching Excellence Award Honourable Mention
  Jenny Langille (instructor) UofC Students’ Union Teaching Excellence Award
  Nancy Moules (professor) CNA* Order of Merit in Nursing Education
  Nancy Moules (professor) Killam Annual Professor Award
  Dianne Tapp (professor) CNA* Order of Merit in Nursing Administration
2011 NAME HONOUR / AWARD
  Tracey Clancy (instructor) UofC Students’ Union Teaching Excellence Award
  Sandi Hirst (associate professor) CAG* Distinguished Member Award
  Sandi Hirst (associate professor) CGNA* Honourary Member
  Nancy Moules (professor) UofC Students’ Union Teaching Excellence Award Hall of Fame
  Nancy Moules (professor) CARNA* Award for Excellence in Nursing Research
  Zenaida Roxas (instructor) UofC Students’ Union Teaching Excellence Award Honourable Mention
  Lorraine Watson (associate professor) CASN* Award for Academic Administrative Excellence
2010 NAME HONOUR / AWARD
  Karen Benzies (associate professor) CARNA* Award for Excellence in Nursing Research
  Judy Boychuk Duscher (assistant professor) CANR* Outstanding New Investigator
  Cynthia Morrison (instructor) UofC Students’ Union Teaching Excellence Award Honourable Mention
  Nancy Moules (professor) UofC Students’ Union Teaching Excellence Award
  Anne Nazareth (staff) UofC U Make a Difference Award

* ANEA - Alberta Nursing Education Administration
* CANR - Canadian Association for Nursing Research
* CARNA - College & Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta
* CASN - Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing
* CAG - Canadian Association on Gerontology
* CGNA - Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association
* CNA - Canadian Nurses Association
* CAPWHN - Canadian Association of Perinatal and Women's Health Nurses