2021 AAN and FNINR awardees

UW Nursing Faculty, Alumni Honored with National Awards

Seattle— Last night October, 6, 2021, two UW School of Nursing faculty were honored by the Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research (FNINR). Dr. Jillian Pintye, RN MPH, PhD received the 2021 FNINR Protégé Award, awarded to an evolving nurse scientist who shows great promise in advancing science and who is within the first six years of completing either the PhD or Post-Doctoral study. Dr. Fran Lewis, RN, MN, PhD, FAAN received the FNINR Welch/Woerner Path-Paver Award, awarded to a mid-to-late career nurse scientist who has achieved one or more breakthroughs in theory development, research methods, instruments, or subject matter that has paved the way for other scientists and who has influenced and mentored the next generation of nurse researchers. The awards were presented virtually at the 2021 FNINR NightinGala. FNINR is an independent, non-profit organization that supports NINR, one of 27 Institutes that comprise the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

In addition, this week Professor Marla Salmon, ScD, RN, FAAN was recognized by the American Academy of Nursing (AAN) as a Living Legend in honor of her extraordinary contributions to the nursing profession, sustained throughout their careers. Teaching Associate Professor Joelle Fathi, MN 2000, DNP 2013 was named an AAN fellow. Fellows are nursing leaders in education, management, practice, and research. The following #HuskyNurse alumni were also named as fellows:

  • Jess Calohan, MN 2005
  • Kathleen Flarity, MN 1992
  • Nai-Ying Ko, PhD 2003
  • Heeyoung Lee, PhD 2007
  • Jung-ah Lee, MN 2002, PhD 2008
  • Shao-Yu Tsai, MS 2003, PhD 2008
  • Anna Zisberg, PhD 2005