The Latest and Greatest
Dr. Sharon Sables-Baus was selected for Fellowship in the American Academy of Nursing on May 8, 2017.
Gail Armstrong was awarded and honored as a CU President Teaching Scholar for her oustanding academic scholarship. Gail is the first member of the College of Nursing faculty to receive this honor since Carolyn Yucha in 1997. She is one of three awardees for the year of 2017.
A warm round of applause goes to Jacqueline Jones, PhD, BN, RN, FRCNA, FAAN as recipient of the 6th Boeker Faculty Excellence in Research Award for her sustained and consistent record of research, scholarship and honors.
The purpose of the Elisabeth H. Boeker Faculty Excellence in Research Award is to promote and reward excellence in faculty research at the College of Nursing and to support further development of the recipient’s research program. The award recognizes research achievement which has clear implications to clinical use, either demonstrated or potential, and is translatable into health care curricula. The award includes an accompanying Elisabeth H. Boeker Distinguished Lectureship
Daniel and Janet Mordecai Endowed Chair in Rural Health Nursing Associate,
Dean for Clinical and Community Affairs
Loretta C. Ford Endowed
Endowed Chair in Jean Watson Caring Science
Endowed Chair in Psychiatric Mental Health
Endowed Professorship in Psychiatric Mental Health
American Academy of Nursing:
Academy of Emergency Nursing - Kathleen Oman
Academy of Nursing Education Fellow - Sara Horton-Deutsch
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners – Ernestine Kotthoff-Burell, Vicki Erickson, Mary Weber, Leigh Small
American Association of Colleges of Nursing – Karen Gorton
American College of Medical Informatics – Diane Skiba
American College of Nurse Midwives -Marie Hastings-Tolsma, Nancy Lowe
American College of Sports Medicine – Catherine Jankowski
Medical University of South Carolina – John Welton
National Academies of Practice – Amy Barton, Vicki Erickson, Mary Beth Makic, Bonnie Gance-Cleveland, Leigh Small
National Institute of Child Health – Scott Harpin
National Institute of Health Randomized Clincal Trials for Behavioral Intervention – Bonnie Gance Cleveland
Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellow – Amy Barton
Royal College of Nursing Australia - Jacqueline Jones
Western Academy of Nursing – Amy Barton, Nancy Lowe, Paula Meek, Joyce Verran
President’s Award for Teaching Excellence:
(1999, 2000, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017)
- James Sampson (2008)
- Ernestine Kotthoff-Burrell (2008)
- Jane Kass-Wolff (2008)
- Teresa Connolly (2015)
- Marcia Gilbert (2016
Chancellor’s Teaching Recognition Award:
Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching:
Graduate School Mentoring Award
The College of Nursing is proud to have some of our incredible former faculty announced as Living Legends by the American Academy of Nursing.
Former College of Nursing professor Colleen Goode earned the title of Living Legend in 2014. She retired from the College of Nursing in May of 2016.
After spending nearly a half century elevating the concept of caring into the realm of hard science, former University of Colorado College of Nursing Dean Jean Watson was selected as a Living Legend of the American Academy of Nursing for extraordinary contributions to her profession. Read More.
Loretta Ford, 1999
Loretta Ford, former College of Nursing educator, was honored as an American Academy of Nursing Living Legend in 1999 after co-founding the Nurse Practitioner program. She has since written close to 100 nursing publications on the program's history, giving nurses and nurse educators today insight into the process.
This year, Ford is being recognized for her contributions to the field of nursing with the 50th Anniversary of the Nurse Practitioner program.