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Fellows Inducted in 2013


The 28 fellows and 2 honorary fellows inducted
in 2013 are representative of all types of nursing
programs. They have made tremendous contributions
in teaching and learning innovations, faculty development,
research, leadership, or public policy related to
nursing education.



Pamela Cangelosi, PhD, RN, CNE
Linda Copel, PhD, RN, PMHCNS, BC, CNE, NCC, FAPA
Linda Daley, PhD, RN
Michelle Foley, MS, RN, CNE
Janice Hoffman, PhD, RN
Cheryl Holly, EdD, RN
Sara Horton-Deutsch, PhD, RN, PMHCNS
Karren Kowalski, PhD RN, NEA-BC, FAAN
Deborah Lindell, DNP, RN, PHCNS-BS, CNE
Patricia Mahoney, MSN, RN, CNE
Melanie McEwen, PhD, RN, CNE
Dee McGonigle, PhD, RN, CNE, FAAN
Susan Moch, PhD, RN
Ann O'Sullivan, MS, RN, NE-BC, CNE
Linda Pellico, PhD, RN , CNS-BC
Barbara Penprase, PhD, RN, CNE
Janet Phillips, PhD, RN
Debra Shelton, EdD, APRN-CNS, CEN
Charlene Smith, DNS, MSEd, WHNP, RN-BC, CNE
Janice Smith, PhD, RN, CNE
Pamela Springer, PhD, RN, CNE
Jane Sumner, PhD, RN, PHCNS, BC
Anita Tesh, PhD, RN, CNE
Latricia Weed, PhD, FNP, RN
Sharon Wilkerson, PhD, RN, CNE
Sarah Williams, PhD, MA, RN-BC, CNE
Ruth Wittmann-Price, PhD, RN
Judith Wold, PhD, RN

Honorary Fellows
Diane Billings, EdD, RN, FAAN
Nancy Diekelmann, PhD, RN, FAAN


Fellows Inducted in 2012

The 31 fellows and 5 honorary fellows inducted in 2012 are
representative of all types of nursing programs. They have
made tremendous contributions in teaching and learning
innovations, faculty development, research, leadership, or
public policy related to nursing education.



Maxine Adegbola, PhD, RN, CNE
Robert Anders, DrPH, CS, CNAA, FAAN
Alyce Ashcraft, PhD, RN, CNE
Tim Bristol, PhD, RN, CNE
Sandra Chaisson Brown, DNS, APRN, FNP-BC
Pamela Brown, PhD, RN
Maureen C. Creegan, EdD, RN, FNYAM
Eileen Curl, PhD, RN, APRN-CNS, CNE
Janice Unruh Davidson, PhD RN-BC APRN-BC NEA-BC CNE FAANP
Ruth Gresley, PhD, RN, CNE
Mary Quinn Griffin, PhD, RN
Barbara Joyce, PhD, RN, CNS
Jane Kirkpatrick, PhD, RN
Eileen Kohlenberg, PhD, RN, NEA-BC
Nancy Langston, PhD, RN, FAAN
Joan Such Lockhart, PhD, RN, AOCN, CNE, FAAN
Mary Hysell Lynd, PhD, RN, CNL(r)
Pamela Mahon, PhD, RN, CNE, NEA-BC
Barbara Mandelco, PhD, RN
Jeanette McNeill, DrPH, RN, CNE, AOCNS
JoAnn Mulready-Shick, EdD, RN, CNE
Liana Orsolini-Hain, PhD, RN
Tracy Ortelli, MS, RN, CNE
Ignatius Perkins, OP, PhD, RN, FAAN, FNYAM
E. Carol Polifroni, EdD, RN, CNE, NEA-BC
Susan Salmond, EdD, RN, CNE
Cathleen Shultz, PhD, RN, CNE, FAAN
Maureen Tremel, MSN, ARNPCNE
Francine Weatherby, PhD, RN-C
Margaret Williams, PhD, RN, CNE
Tami Wyatt, PhD, RN, CNE

Honorary Fellows
Myrna Armstrong, EdD, RN, FAAN
Hazel Brown, EdD, RNC, CNAA
Ray Perryman, PhD
Susan Sherman, MA, RN, FAAN
Verle Waters, MA, RN


Fellows Inducted in 2011

The 12 fellows inducted in 2011 are representative of all types
of nursing programs. They have made tremendous contributions
in teaching and learning innovations, faculty development,
research, leadership, or public policy related to nursing education.


Marsha Howell Adams, DSN, RN, CNE, ANEF
Diane Breckenridge, PhD, RN, ANEF
Joan Darden, PhD, RN, ANEF
Mary M. Hoke, PhD, PHCNS-BC, RN-BC, ANEF
RuthAnne Kuiper, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF
Mary Elizabeth Mancini, PhD, RN, NE-BC, FAHA, FAAN, ANEF
Barbara J. Patterson, PhD, RN, ANEF
Lynne Porter Lewallen, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF
Karin J. Sherrill, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF
Susan Sportsman, PhD, RN, ANEF
Frances R. Vlasses, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, ANEF
Barbara Yoost, MSN, RN, CNS, CNE, ANEF


Fellows Inducted in 2010

The 19 fellows inducted in 2010 hail from 16 states across the
US and are representative of all types of nursing programs.
They have made tremendous contributions in teaching and
learning innovations, faculty development, research, leadership,
or public policy related to nursing education.

Beverly Bryce Bowers, PhD, RN, CNS, ANEF
Linda Caputi, EdD, RN, CNE, ANEF
Patricia A. Castaldi, DNP, RN, ANEF
Janice Edelstein, EdD, RN, APRN, BC, ANEF
Marilyn Frenn, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF
Myra Susan Jones, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF
Suzan Kardong-Edgren, PhD, RN, ANEF
Judy L. LeFlore, PhD, RN, NNP-BC, CPNP-PC & AC, ANEF
Julie McAfooes, MS, RN BC, ANEF
Angela M. McNelis, PhD, RN, ANEF
Carolyn W. Mosley, PhD, RN, CS, FAAN, ANEF
Patricia Ravert, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF
Mary Anne Rizzolo, EdD, RN, FAAN, ANEF
Mary Lou Rusin, EdD, RN, ANEF
Karen J. Saewert, PhD, RN, CPHQ, CNE, ANEF
Lois L. Salmeron, EdD, RN, CNE, ANEF
Susan B. Stillwell, DNP, RN, CNE, ANEF
Cesarina Thompson, PhD, RN, ANEF
Sally A. Weiss, EdD, RN, CNE, ANEF


Fellows Inducted in 2009

Mindi Anderson, PhD, RN, CPNP-PC, ANEF
Nell Ard, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF
Wanda Bonnel, PhD, RN, ANEF
Cynthia Clark, PhD, RN, ANEF
Patricia Edwards, EdD, RN, NEA-BC, ANEF
Carol Fowler-Durham. MSN, RN, ANEF
Lucille Gambardella, PhD, RN, CS, APN-BC, CNE, ANEF
Debra Hagler, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, CNE, ANEF
Judith Herrman, PhD, RN, ANEF
Patricia Knecht, MSN, RN, ANEF
Karen Morin, DSN, RN, ANEF
Jan Nick, PhD, RNC, CNE, ANEF
Holly Price, MSN, RN, CNS, CNE, ANEF
Deanna Reising, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, ANEF
Elisabeth Shelton, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF
Linda Siktberg, PhD, RN, ANEF
Sharon Sims, PhD, RN, ANEF
Elaine Smith, MSN, MBA, RN, CNAA, ANEF
Carol Toussie Weingarten, PhD, RN, ANEF
Theresa Valiga, EdD, RN, FAAN, ANEF
George Velianoff, DNS, RN, FACHE, ANEF


Fellows Inducted in 2008



Rosalinda Alfaro-LeFevre, MSN, RN, ANEF
Lillian Antoinette Bargagliotti, DNSc, RN, ANEF
Richardean Benjamin, PhD, MPH, CNS- BC, ANEF
Donna Boland, PhD, RN, ANEF
Reba Moyer Childress, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, ANEF
Gregory DeBourgh, EdD, RN, ANEF
Charlie Jones Dickson, EdD, RN, FAAN, ANEF
Lynn Engelmann, EdD, RN, ANEF
David Anthony Forrester, PhD, RN, ANEF
Janet L. Grady, DrPH, RN, ANEF
Joyce Griffin-Sobel, PhD, RN, AOCN, APRN-BC, CNE, ANEF
Kay Hodson-Carlton, EdD, RN, FAAN, ANEF
Pam Ironside, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF
Kathleen Krichbaum, PhD, RN, ANEF
June Larson, MS, RN, CNE, ANEF
Kathleen Lasater, EdD, RN, ANEF
Jane F. Mahowald, MA, RN, ANEF
Barbara McLaughlin, DNSc, RN, CNE, ANEF
Karen Pardue, MS, RN, CNE, ANEF
Amy Conklin Pettigrew, DNS, RN, ANEF
Deborah Raines, PhD, RN, ANEF
Kathleen Stevens, EdD, RN, FAAN, ANEF
Melinda Swenson, PhD, RN, FAANP, ANEF
Diane Whitehead, EdD, RN, ANEF


Fellows Inducted in 2007



Patricia Allen, EdD, RN, CNE, ANEF
Martha Alligood, PhD, RN, ANEF
Gail Baumlein, PhD, RN, CNS, ANEF
Anne Belcher, PhD, RN, AOCN, CNE, FAAN, ANEF
Mary Lou Bond, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF
Carol Boswell, EdD, RN, ANEF, CNE
Sharon B. Cannon, EdD, RN, ANEF
Maria Connolly, PhD, APN, CNS, FCCM, CNE, ANEF
Bertha Davis, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF
Sharon Decker, PhD, RN, CS, CCRN, ANEF
Frances Eason, EdD, RN, C, CNE, ANEF
Janice R. Ellis, PhD, RN, ANEF
Bronwynne C. Evans, PhD, RN, FNGNA, ANEF
Betsy Frank, PhD, RN, ANEF
Kathleen Gaberson, PhD, RN, CNOR, CNE, ANEF
Ann Gothler, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF
Judith Halstead, DNS, RN, ANEF
Pamela Hammond, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF
Mary Beth Hanner, PhD, RN, ANEF
Celia. L Hartley, MN, RN, ANEF
Donna Ignatavicius, MS, RN, ANEF
Pamela Jeffries, DNS, RN, FAAN, ANEF
Marybeth Kelley, MSN, MEd, RN, CNE, ANEF
Barbara Krainovich-Miller, EdD, APRN, BC, ANEF
Georgie Labadie, EdD, RN, ANEF
Carrie B. Lenburg, EdD, RN, FAAN, ANEF
Andrea Lindell, PhD, RN, ANEF
Lois W. Lowry, DNSc, RN, ANEF
Frances Monahan, PhD, RN, ANEF
Ramona Nelson, PhD, RN-BC, FAAN, ANEF
Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF
Dorothy Otto, EdD, RN, ANEF
Susan G. Poorman, PhD, APRN, BC, ANEF
Cheryl Schmidt, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF
Teresa Shellenbarger, DNSc, RN, CNE, ANEF
Elizabeth Speakman, EdD, RN, CDE, ANEF
Helen Streubert Speziale, EdD, RN, CNE, ANEF
Beverly Welhan, DNSc, RN, ANEF
Marvel Williamson, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF
Patricia Yoder-Wise, EdD, RN, CNAA-BC, FAAN, ANEF
Eileen Zungolo, EdD, RN, CNE, FAAN, ANEF

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