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Awards Presented at Conference

We are pleased to acknowledge the following NAPNAP and NAPNAP Foundation award winners at our 39th National Conference on Pediatric Health Care. 

See all Loretta Ford/Henry K. Silver Awardees

Loretta C. Ford Distinguished Fellow Award Alison Moriarty Daley, PhD, APRN, PPCNP-BC
President's Award Bobbi Jean Zielinski
Melnic DNP Student Scholarship Award Sarah Atkins, CPNP-PC
NAPNAP Advocacy Scholar Award Felesia Bowen, PhD, DNP, APN
Jennifer Disabato, DNP, CPNP-PC/AC
Katie Erdlitz, DNP, CRNP, CPNP-PC
Imelda Reyes, DNP, MPH, CPNP, FNP-BC
Julianne Nemes Walsh, DNP, APRN-BC
Linda Zekas, MSN, APN, NNP-BC, CPNP-PC, CWON
Practice Innovation Poster Award Rebecca Carlson, APRN-CNP for Implementation of Oral Rehydration Pathway Pilot in the Acute Care Setting: A Multidisciplinary Approach
Research Poster Award Susan M. Walsh, DNP, CPNP for Success of a Community Behavior Change Campaign: Umbilical Cord Care in Haiti
Chapter Challenge Award Tennessee: Blues City and Texas: Austin Chapters
Small Chapter Award Arizona Chapter
Large Chapter Award North Carolina Chapter
Adolescent Health Care SIG Research Poster Award Examination of Factors Affecting Quality of Life for Children with Asthma and Their Caregivers by Sheri K. Carey
Adolescent Health Care SIG Practice Innovation Poster Award Implementation of a Diabetes of Care Transition Program for Adolescents by Jeanne Marie Little, DNP, CPNP-AC/PC
Lisa Milonovich Acute Care PNP SIG Scholar Award Danielle Van Damme, MSN, CPNP-AC
Acute Care PNP SIG Student Award Casey Marie Dillon, BSN, RN                             Maria Taylor McNamara, RN, MSN, CPNP-PC
Global Health Care SIG NP Award Susan Walsh, DNP, CPNP
Child Maltreatment and Neglect SIG Conference Award Barbara Mulvaney, CPNP
Carrie Donnell, MSN, CPNP
School-based Health Services SIG Award Trisha Wendling, DNP, APRN, CNP
Outstanding SIG Award Acute Care SIG
Journal of Pediatric Health Care Ellen Rudy Clore Excellence in Scholarly Writing Award Amy Becker Manion, PhD, RN, CPNP for her article: Quality of Life and Health Outcomes in Overweight and Non-Overweight Children with Asthma, JPHC, January-February 2017
Journal of Pediatric Health Care Leah Harrison Excellence in Clinical Writing Award Lauren Head Zauche, MSN, BSN, RN for her article: The Power of Language Nutrition for Children's Brain Development, Health and Future Academic Achievement, JPHC, July-August 2017
Journal of Pediatric Health Care Nelms-Berg Department Editor Service Award Polly F. Cromwell, MSN, CPNP - Practice Guidelines Department
NAPNAP Foundation Research Grants Jessica Bahorski, MSN, RN, PPCNP-BC
Colleen McGovern, PhD(c), MPH, RN
Jennifer Sonney, PhD, ARNP, PPCNP-BC
NAPNAP Foundation DNP Project Grant Kelly Bonowski, RN, BSN, DNP(c)                            Teri Townsend, BSN, RN
NAPNAP Foundation: Elaine Gelman Student Scholarship LaMonica Hunter, MSN, APRN, CPNP, RNC-LRN        Danielle Romero, BSN, RN
NAPNAP Foundation: Richardson DNP Student Scholarship Tal Levin-Decanini, RN, CPN
NAPNAP Foundation Conference Travel Scholarship  Christina Brocklebank, RN, BSN
Faith Gallagher Brant, RN
​Bethany Jerabek, BSN, RN
Lyndsay Piccininni, BSN, RN
Kylee Schlepp, BSN, RN
Emily Schumacher, BSN, RN                                  Catie Straut, BSN, RN                                            Holly Thompson, BSN, RN, PHN                              Kristin Vanderwell, BSN, RN