HOME >> MEDICINE >> NEWS
ANNA awards Nurse Researcher of the Year to Rutgers College of Nursing faculty member

NEWARK, N.J. The American Nephrology Nurses' Association awarded its Nurse Researcher of the Year award to Charlotte Thomas-Hawkins, a Rutgers College of Nursing faculty member, during its national symposium in the MGM Grand Hotel, Las Vegas April 18-21.

Thomas-Hawkins, assistant professor at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, was honored for her research contributions to the care of individuals with chronic kidney failure.

"Winning this award is important because I was nominated by a nephrology nurse researcher peer. In addition, a majority of the association members are nurses in clinical practice, and I think it is important for them to see researchers awarded for their work and to value the use of research findings in clinical practice," she said.

Thomas-Hawkins is currently focusing her research on the study of illness perceptions and interpretations of elderly individuals with chronic kidney failure.

The Burlington, N.J. resident is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Nephrology Nursing Journal research manuscript award in 1998 and 2004, the first Rutgers University College of Nursing Hurdis M. Griffith tenure-track faculty research award in 2003, and the American Nephrology Nurses' Association research manuscript award in 2000 and 2001.

She is also the recipient of the prestigious Emerging Nursing Star in Health Disparities Research award from Howard University Division of Nursing in 2004. The Emerging Star honor is awarded annually to nurses across the country who hold a doctorate degree in their discipline and who are "nationally recognized for contributions to research in nursing, especially as it relates to African American health problems and issues."

Thomas-Hawkins earned a Ph.D and Master's degrees in nursing from the University of Pennsylvania. She completed her undergraduate degree at Thomas Jefferson University.

From its headquarters at Rutgers Ne
'"/>

Contact: Miguel Tersy
miguel@nightingale.rutgers.edu
973-353-5293
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
21-Apr-2005


Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. University hospitals wins multiple national IT awards for electronic patient data bank
2. CIRM awards $3.79 million to Burnham Institute
3. The Burroughs Wellcome Fund awards $8 million to infectious disease investigators
4. Gerontological Society of America awards new Hartford Doctoral Fellowships
5. AACR awards minority and other underrepresented scientists
6. FNSNA awards $25,000 grant to Rutgers College of Nursing
7. International and American Associations for Dental Research present awards and fellowships
8. JDRF awards Emory $2.5 million to develop islet transplant technology
9. NIH awards $1 million to Temple University Hospital for neurological treatment studies
10. NHLBI awards 12 Womens Health Initiative contracts
11. The Gerontological Society of America awards new Hartford Doctoral Fellowships

Post Your Comments:
(Date:1/22/2015)... Florida (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 Juvent ... today at the 2015 PGA Merchandise Show to bestow ... and incredible female amateur golfer, Arlene McKitrick. The award ... female amateur golf tournament win. She won her first ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... For over 20 years, Dr. David Cruz of ... area has treated just about every type of injury that ... And for those same twenty-plus years, the team at Doctors ... with the best possible doctor. With the combined breadth ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 Yesterday, ... Bonilla (D-Concord) and Kristin Olsen (R-Modesto) were honored ... leadership in advancing biotechnology, biomedical science, medical device ... Olsen each received the “2014 Life Sciences Champion” ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Payday lending practices in four southern states ... distress to the states that permit them, according to ... on Race and Wealth. , While they generate hundreds ... at the same time substantially depress economic activity, according ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Compare-autoinsurance.org has released a new blog post presenting ... auto insurance policy . , Some types of vehicles cannot ... the newly released blog post to see if their vehicle qualifies ... vehicles are some of the cars that cannot be covered by ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:All-Time Leading Female Amateur Golfer Arlene McKitrick Receives Juvent Sports Achievement Award at 2015 PGA Show 2Health News:All-Time Leading Female Amateur Golfer Arlene McKitrick Receives Juvent Sports Achievement Award at 2015 PGA Show 3Health News:Industry Leading Chiropractor in Oceanside Joins the Doctors on Liens Network 2Health News:California Biomedical Community Honors Senator Holly Mitchell, Assemblymembers Susan Bonilla & Kristin Olsen 2Health News:California Biomedical Community Honors Senator Holly Mitchell, Assemblymembers Susan Bonilla & Kristin Olsen 3Health News:Howard University Spotlights the Economic Impact of Payday Lending in Southern States 2Health News:Some Vehicles Cannot Be Covered By An Auto Insurance Policy! 2
(Date:1/23/2015)... Jan. 23, 2015  The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) released ... care leaders and a new study analyzing the impact of increased ... a nationwide coalition working to educate policy makers and the public ... Capitol was focused on how the Iowa ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... BETHESDA, Md. , Jan. 23, 2015  Northwest Biotherapeutics, Inc. ... developing DCVax® personalized immune therapies for operable and inoperable solid ... will present at the 7 th Annual Phacilitate Immunotherapy ... NW Bio,s presentation at Phacilitate will take place on January ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... , Jan. 23, 2015 More than a third ... quarter of those with private insurance, filled a prescription for ... a report in this week,s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report ... care providers to treat moderate to severe pain.  They are ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:New research shows Iowa health exchange would benefit from improvements 2New research shows Iowa health exchange would benefit from improvements 3NW Bio To Present At The 7th Annual Phacilitate Immunotherapy Forum 2NW Bio To Present At The 7th Annual Phacilitate Immunotherapy Forum 3Opioid painkillers widely prescribed among reproductive age women 2Opioid painkillers widely prescribed among reproductive age women 3
Cached News: