The Distinguished Research Lectureship Award was instituted at the 1988 Annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference sponsored by the Western Society for Research in Nursing (WSRN was merged with the Western Institute of Nursing in 1996). The award recognizes a senior investigator whose research career has made substantial and sustained contributions to nursing.
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ominee must have a sponsor and a co-sponsor. The nominators must be WIN individual members or from a WIN organizational member agency.
- The online general nomination form must be completed and submitted for each nominee by the primary sponsor.
- In addition to the online general nomination form, each nomination must include two (2) completed Distinguished Research Lectureship (DRL) Award Nomination Forms (click here for the form). One form must be completed by the sponsor and the second form must be completed by the co-sponsor. Both nominators must complete all sections of the DRL Award Nomination form, and each section is limited to 300 words. Both the sponsor and co-sponsor then upload their completed DRL Award Nomination Form to the general nomination form along with their letters of nomination. Do not include vitae or articles. Such materials will not be considered.
- Previous recipients of the Distinguished Research Lectureship Award are not eligible for consideration. Scroll down to see a list of previous recipients.
CRITERIA FOR SELECTION
The Distinguished Research Lecturer has:
- A program of research and an active history of funded research (no specification about the source of funding);
- A record of publications;
- Evidence of mentoring other researchers; and
- A history of significant contributions to WIN.
The completed online nomination form and the completed award forms from the sponsor and from the co-sponsor must be received in the WIN office by no later than Friday, June 30, 2017 at 11:59 PM.
The WIN Program Committee will select the 2018 recipient. The Committee includes: Anthony McGuire, Chair; Judith Berg, Mary Ellen Dellefield, Bronwyn Fields, Bonnie Gance-Cleveland, Lori Hendrickx, Kathryn Lee, Kristin Lutz, Paula Meek, Usha Menon, Katreena Merrill, Annette Nasr, Roberta Rehm, Catherine Van Son and Donna Velasquez. All who submit nomination packets will be notified of the Committee’s decision no later than August 1, 2017. The primary sponsor of the award recipient will be notified of the decision of the committee, and that individual will have the first opportunity to notify the award recipient.
PRESENTATION OF AWARD
The Distinguished Research Lectureship awardee will be recognized in two ways at the annual WIN Conference: at the annual awards luncheon and at the award presentation.
DISTINGUISHED RESEARCH LECTURESHIP CONFERENCE PRESENTATION
A highlight of the Annual Communicating Research Conference is the plenary session presented by the Distinguished Research Lectureship Awardee. This presentation is approximately one hour in length and addresses the awardee’s research career and contributions to nursing science.
DISTINGUISHED RESEARCH LECTURESHIP AWARD PAPER FOR WIN PROCEEDINGS
The Distinguished Research Lectureship Award recipient is expected to develop a paper to be printed in the conference proceedings. The paper should be up to 10 pages, exclusive of references, and is to be submitted to the WIN office no later than December 31, 2017.
WIN is not able to defray registration fees or reimburse travel expenses for the award recipient, sponsor or co-sponsor.
The previous recipients of this prestigious award are:
1988: Ramona Mercer, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
1989: Jeanne Quint Benoliel, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
1990: Agnes Aamodt, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
1991: Patricia Archbold, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR
1993: Nancy Fugate Woods, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
1994: Adeline Nyamathi, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
1995: Joyce Verran, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
1996: Marie Cowan, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
1997: William L. Holzemer, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
1998: Margaret Heitkemper, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
1999: Marylin Dodd, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
2000: Leona Eggert, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Virginia Tilden, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR
2001: Lillian Nail, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
2002: Kathleen Dracup, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
2003: Ida M. (Ki) Moore, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
2004: Pamela H. Mitchell, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
2005: Frances M. Lewis, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
2006: Christine Miaskowski, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
2007: Maureen Keefe, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
2008: Clarann Weinert, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT
2009: Elaine Adams Thompson, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
2010: Ginette A. Pepper, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
2011: Bernadette Melnyk, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ
2012: Martha J. Lentz, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
2013: Terry A. Badger, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
2014: Deborah Koniak-Griffin, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
2015: Judith Gedney Baggs, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
2016: Carolyn (Carrie) Merkle, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
2017: Joan Shaver, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ