Honors and Awards

Professional Awards and Honors

  • Sigma Theta Tau Research Award for “SAC Norton Latino Patients’ Cultural Understanding of Health Care: An Ethnographic Study of Decision Making Processes Determining the Use of Medical and Para-medical Resources”. June, 1997. (06/1997 - Present)
  • Sigma Theta Tau Research Award for “Assessing Culture: Pediatric Nurses’ Beliefs and self-reported Practices”, June 1993 (06/1993 - Present)

University Awards and Honors

  • Loma Linda University Diversity Leadership Award, October 7, 2007 (10/2007 - Present)
  • Alumna of the Year Award, L.L.U. School of Nursing, June 11, 2000. (06/2000 - Present)
  • Thomas and Violet Zapara Award for Excellence in Teaching, June 1991 (06/1991 - Present)
  • Presidents Award, June 1966   (06/1966 - Present)