Faculty and alumni members of the UW School of Nursing community have been selected as 2014 inductees into the Washington State Nurses Association Hall of Fame. Inductees include Joan M. Caley, BSN '72, Grethe Cammermeyer, MA '76, PhD '91, Thelma Cleveland, MA '58, Janet Primomo, MN '82, PhD '89, an Associate Professor at UW Tacoma and Adjunct Faculty in Psychosocial and Community Health and two Posthumous awards to Dean Emeritus Rheba de Tornyay and Maxine Davis Haynes.
June Strickland, Associate Professor in Psychosocial and Community Health, received a Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Award Jan. 16 in recognition of her ongoing work to address community needs and efforts to protect and empower all individuals through her work with the Pacific Northwest American tribal community over the last 18 years. The honor was part of the annual tribute to the slain civil rights leader organized by UW Health Sciences and UW Medicine.
University of Washington School of Nursing Research Assistant Professor Cynthia Price, Ph.D., has received a $1.7 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to research a unique therapy designed to reduce the relapse rate in women treated for substance abuse.
School of Nursing Assistant Professor Mary Ann Draye was recently honored with Continuing Nursing Education's Lifetime Achievement Award. Draye was honored at CNE's Annual Advanced Practice Nursing Conference in November 2013.