Honors and Awards

Professional Awards and Honors

  • Recognition as an international leader in nursing.  Honor received from the Peru Association of Colleges of Nursing, Lima Peru, July 21, 2011  (07/2011 - 11/2011)
  • Honorary Professor of the Faculty of Health Sciences, Universidad Peruana Union, July 2011 (07/2011 - 11/2011)
  • Department of Health Ministries Medal of Distinction for outstanding services, General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, November 15, 2004. (11/2004 - Present)
  • Inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, American Nurses Association, Washington, DC: November 20, 1999. (11/1999 - Present)
  • Clarice Woodward Excellence in Writing Award, Gamma Alpha Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International, 1992. (06/1992 - Present)

University Awards and Honors

  • "Woman of the Century," One Hundred Outstanding Women Alumni of Andrews University, April 19, 2002. (04/2002 - Present)
  • "Alumna of the Year Award," Walla Walla College, April 26, 2001. (04/2001 - Present)
  • Catherine Graf Award for Excellence in Nursing Research, Loma Linda University School of Nursing, June, 1993. (06/1993 - Present)
  • Member of Sigma Theta Tau, Inc., National Honor Society of Nursing, Vanderbilt University, 1977 (05/1977 - Present)