2012 Recipients

Research & Grants

NLN Research in Nursing Education Award

Impact of Live Actors in Simulation on Professional Communication Skills of Entry Level Students in a Baccalaureate Nursing Program
MaryAnn Witt, DNSc
College of Mt. Saint Vincent
Bronx, NY

Nancy Langston Research Award

The Impact of Simulation Based Learning Activities on Nursing Students’ Knowledge, Attitude and Behavior Related to Individuals With Schizophrenia: A Multi-Site Pilot Study
Stephanie Sideras, PhD, RN
Oregon Health & Sciences University
Portland, OR

Joyce Griffin-Sobel Research Award

The Next Generation Nursing Clinical Scholars: Enhancing Clinical Education With Systems Engineering
Vicki Simpson, PhD, RN, CHES
Purdue University School of Nursing
West Lafayette, IN

Ruth Corcoran Grant for Nursing Education Research

Project TRIumph: A Liaison Nurse Model to Transform the Clinical Learning Environment
MaryJane K. DiMattio, PhD, RN
University of Scranton
Scranton, PA

NLN Foundation for Nursing Education Fund

The Impact of Critical Thinking Upon Clinical Judgment During Simulation With Senior Nursing Students
Mary Cazzell, PhD, RN
University of Texas at Arlington, College of Nursing
Arlington, RX


Meaningful E-learning: An International, Multi-institution Research Study
Vincent Salyers, EdD, MSN
Mount Royal University, Calgary, Canada