Faculty Awards

Honours and awards for our UCalgary Nursing faculty 

Our faculty and instructors are 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 here.

2018

Karen Benzies

Lifetime Achievement Award, Calgary Urban Project Society (CUPS)

Sandra Reilly

Meritorious Service Cross (M.S.C.), Canadians Honours, Governor General of Canada

Associate professor Sandra Reilly founded the Calgary Children’s Cottage Society in 1986 to provide a safe place for parents to leave their children during times of crisis. For over three decades, she provided critical information to educators and policy makers in support of changes to social services in her community. Her innovative approach to child welfare has helped more than 60 000 children, strengthened family ties, and set the model for other crisis nurseries in Canada. Read more

Shane Sinclair

Carmelita Lawlor Lectureship in Palliative Care Award, University of Toronto

Catherine Laing

Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses Writing Award 2018

Sandra Goldsworthy

CNA Order of Merit for Education

Tracy Wasylak

CNA Order of Merit for Policy

Shahirose Premji

CARNA Nursing Excellence in Research Award

Melissa Eastveld

Students’ Union Teaching Excellence Awards (Honourable Mention)

Catherine Mitchell

Students’ Union Teaching Excellence Awards (Honourable Mention)

Shane Sinclair 

Palliative Medicine Paper of the Year

Faculty Awards Archive

2017

  • Karen Benzies
    GREAT Supervisor, Faculty of Graduate Studies, UCalgary
     
  • Jacqueline Smith 
    Calgary Police Service Chief's Awards - Community Service Award 
     
  • Nicole Letourneau
    CASN 2017 Excellence in Nursing Research Award
     
  • Nicole Letourneau
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 150 Leading Canadians for Mental Health Award
     
  • Sandra Hirst 
    150 Nurses for Canada, CNA
     
  • Nancy Moules 
    150 Nurses for Canada, CNA
     
  • Shahirose Premji 
    150 Nurses for Canada, CNA
     
  • Sandra Reilly (faculty)
    150 Nurses for Canada, CNA
     
  • Catherine Laing 
    International Family Nursing Association 2017 Rising Star Award
     
  • Catherine Laing 
    CARNA Award of Excellence in Nursing Research
     
  • Cydnee Seneviratne 
    CARNA Award of Excellence in Nursing Education
     
  • Shane Sinclair 
    CIHR – Institute of Cancer Research – New Investigator Award in Psychological Oncology

2016

  • Nicole Letourneau
    UCalgary Peak Scholar Award for Research Innovation
     
  • Kathryn King-Shier 
    Fellow, European Society of Cardiology
     
  • Shahirose Premji 
    Fellow, American Academy of Nursing
     
  • Karen Benzies 
    CAPWHN Leadership Award
     
  • Nicole Letourneau 
    2016 Alberta Inspiration Awards in Family and Community Safety
     
  • Shahirose Premji 
    CNA Jeanne Mance Award
     
  • Kathryn King-Shier 
    CNA Order of Merit for Nursing Research
     
  • Shahirose Premji 
    CARNA Centennial Award
     
  • Shahirose Premji 
    American Academy of Nursing Fellow
     
  • Shane Sinclair
    Peak Scholar, University of Calgary
     
  • Shane Sinclair 
    Junior Investigator Travel Award, Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute
     
  • Shane Sinclair 
    Emerging Researcher Award, Covenant Health
     
  • Shane Sinclair 
    Hiroomi Kawano New Investigator Award, International Psycho-Oncology Society

2015

2014

2013

  • Karen Benzies 
    Westbury Legacy Award
     
  • Diana Mansell 
    UCalgary Students' Union Teaching Excellence Honourable Mention
     
  • Aaron Li 
    UCalgary Students' Union Teaching Excellence Award
     
  • Ardene Vollman 
    Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal
     
  • Lorraine Wright 
    Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal
     
  • Sandra Reilly 
    CARNA* Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

2012

  • Karen Benzies
    UCalgary U Make A Difference Award
     
  • Andrew Estefan 
    UCalgary U Make A Difference Award
     
  • Carol Ewashen
    CARNA* Award for Excellence in Education
     
  • Sandi Hirst 
    CNA* Jeanne Mance Award
     
  • Sandi Hirst 
    CAG* Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal
     
  • Kathryn King-Shier 
    CASN* Award of Excellence in Nursing Research
     
  • Annette Lane
    UCalgary Students’ Union Teaching Excellence Award Honourable Mention
     
  • Jenny Langille 
    UCalgary Students’ Union Teaching Excellence Award
     
  • Nancy Moules 
    CNA* Order of Merit in Nursing Education
     
  • Nancy Moules 
    Killam Annual Professor Award
     
  • Dianne Tapp 
    CNA* Order of Merit in Nursing Administration

2011

  • Tracey Clancy
    UCalgary Students’ Union Teaching Excellence Award
     
  • Sandi Hirst 
    CAG* Distinguished Member Award
     
  • Sandi Hirst 
    CGNA* Honourary Member
     
  • Nancy Moules 
    UCalgary Students’ Union Teaching Excellence Award Hall of Fame
     
  • Nancy Moules 
    CARNA* Award for Excellence in Nursing Research
     
  • Zenaida Roxas 
    UCalgary Students’ Union Teaching Excellence Award Honourable Mention
     
  • Lorraine Watson
    CASN* Award for Academic Administrative Excellence

2010

  • Karen Benzies 
    CARNA* Award for Excellence in Nursing Research
     
  • Judy Boychuk Duscher 
    CANR* Outstanding New Investigator
     
  • Cynthia Morrison 
    UCalgary Students’ Union Teaching Excellence Award Honourable Mention
     
  • Nancy Moules 
    UCalgary Students’ Union Teaching Excellence 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