2003 Recipients

Ethics Education in MSN Programs: A Study of National Trends
Jill Burkemper, PhD, RN
Instructor and Departmental Faculty, Center for Health Care Ethics
Saint Louis University 
Saint Louis, MO
Award Amount: $5,000

Heresy in Education: Combining ASN and BSN Students in the Classroom to Teach Differentiated Practice
Nancy Nightengale Gillespie, PhD, RN
Professor of Nursing, Department of Nursing
University of Saint Francis 
Fort Wayne, IN
Co-Investigator: David R. Johnson, DNS, RN
Award Amount: $5,000

Developing the Science of Nursing Education: Explicating the Reforming and Innovative Practices of Faculty Using a Multi-Method Approach
Pamela Ironside, PhD, RN 
Associate Professor, School of Nursing
University of Wisconsin-Madison 
Indianapolis, IN
Award Amount: $20,000

Connections: The Experience of Participating in a Mentoring Group
Carol Kostovich, PhD, RN 
Associate Professor, School of Nursing
Saint Xavier University 
Chicago, IL 
Co-Investigator: Kay Thurn, PsyD, RN
Award Amount: $5,000

Comparison of Outcomes of Community-based versus Traditional Generic Baccalaureate Programs: A Pilot Study
Judith P. Ruland, PhD, RN, CNE 
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
University of Central Florida 
New Smyrna Beach, FL 
Co-Investigator: Diane Wink, EdD, FNP, ARNP
Award Amount: $19,048

Examination of Disability-related Content in Nursing Textbooks
Suzanne C. Smeltzer, EdD, RN, FAAN 
Professor and Director, Nursing Research
Villanova University, College of Nursing
Princeton, PA
Co-Investigators: Gale Robinson-Smith, PhD, RN; Mary Anne Dolen, DrPh, RN, CHES
Award Amount: $5,000