Awards Presented at Conference

We are pleased to acknowledge the following NAPNAP and NAPNAP Foundation award winners at our 40th National Conference on Pediatric Health Care. 

See all Loretta Ford/Henry K. Silver Awardees

Henry K. Silver Memorial Award Margaret A. Brady, PhD, RN, CPNP
President's Award Sarah Gutknecht, DNP, APRN, CPNP-AC/PC
NAPNAP Advocacy Scholar Award Rebecca Carlson, MAN, APRN, CNP
Stacia Hays, DNP, CPNP-PC, CCTC, CNE
Vanessa Puschendorf, CPNP-PC
Malinda Teague, DNP, CPNP-AC/PC
Theresa Whited, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC
Practice Innovation Poster Award Jennifer Molnar, MSN, CRNP-AC, PNP-BC, SANE-P with Alison Rockey and Sara DiGirolamo for Pediatric Sexual Assault Program: 10 Years in Review
Research Poster Award Jessica Bahorski, PhD, APRN, PPCNP-BC, WHNP-BC for Parental Self-efficacy and Infant Feeding Practices in a Group of First-time, Low-income, African-American Mother-infant Dyads
Chapter Challenge Awards e-Chapter and Oklahoma Chapter
Small Chapter Award Connecticut Chapter
Large Chapter Award Washington State Chapter
Lisa Milonovich Acute Care PNP SIG Scholar Award Kristen Brown, DNP, CRNP, PNP-AC
Acute Care PNP SIG Student Award Olubusola Hall
Global Health Care SIG NP Award Amy E. Delaney, MSN, CPNP
Global Health Care SIG NP Award Julie M. Buser, CPNP
Children and Youth with Special Healthcare Needs Award Jane E. Tobias, DNP, CPNP
Child Maltreatment and Neglect SIG Conference Award Danielle Knox, CPNP-AC
Childhood Obesity Scholarly SIG Award Jennifer L. Bianchini, RN-BC, MSN
Childhood Obesity SIG Conference Award Samantha G. Lee, CPNP-BC
Developmental Behavioral Mental Health Advocacy SIG Award Angela J. Nash, PhD, APRN, CPNP-PC, PMHS
Immunization SIG Award Dana DeShon, DNP, APN, CPNP-PC
School-based Health Services SIG Award Katherine E. Chike-Harris, DNP, APRN, CPNP, NE
Outstanding SIG Award Children in Disasters SIG
Journal of Pediatric Health Care Ellen Rudy Clore Excellence in Scholarly Writing Award Elizabeth Sloand, PhD, CPNP, FAAN for her article: Breastfeeding Practices and Opinions of Latina Mothers in an Urban Pediatric Office, JPHC,
May-June 2018
Journal of Pediatric Health Care Leah Harrison Excellence in Clinical Writing Award Sharon Anderson, DNP, NNP-BC, APNG for her article: Newborn Screening for Lysosomal Storage Disorders, JPHC, May-June 2018
Journal of Pediatric Health Care Nelms-Berg Department Editor Service Award Elizabeth Farrington, Pharm.D, FCCP, FCCM, FPPAG, BCPS, BCNSP - Pharmacology Continuing Education Department
NAPNAP Foundation President Award Jo Ann Serota, DNP, RN, CPNP, FAANP, IBCLC
NAPNAP Foundation Research Grants Hiba Abujaradeh, MSN, RN, CPNP
Lisa K. Militello, PhD, MPH, RN, CPNP
Mary Thompson, PhD, CPNP-PC, RN
NAPNAP Foundation: Elaine Gelman Student Scholarship Megan Antolick, BSN, RN                           
Julia Higashio, RN
Harsana Showunmi, BSN
NAPNAP Foundation: DNP-PhD Student Scholarship Kelly Pretorius, MPH, MSN, CPNP-AC/PC, RN
NAPNAP Foundation Conference Travel Scholarship  Sandra Bennett, APRN-CNP
Megan Carpenter, BSN, RN
Jessica Heichel, BSN, RN
Julia Higashio, BSN, RN
Ashley Hunter, RN, PNP(s)
Hunter Pierce, RN, BSN
Kelsey Renning, RN, BSN, PNP-PC(s)
Harsana Showunmi, BSN
Haley Smith, BSN, RN, TNCC