Honors and Awards

Community Awards and Honors

  • 2021    Nominated by colleagues for the National League for Nursing, Mary Adelaide Nutting Award for Outstanding Teaching or Leadership in Nursing Education. 2020    Excellence in Research Award, Gamma Alpha chapter Sigma, Loma Linda, CA. 2017    Inducted as a Fellow into the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN), Washington, DC. October. 2016    National Award for humanitarian efforts. National League for Nursing Lillian Wald Humanitarian Award. NLN Summit, Orlando, Florida. September. 2014    Excellence in Mentorship Award, STTI Gamma Alpha Chapter, June. 2013    Admitted to the Japan Academy of Nursing Science, Tokyo, Japan. 2013    International Award for Nursing Excellence. Recipient of the Daniel J. Pesut Spirit of Renewal Award. From The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI). Indianapolis, IN. November. 2012    Clarice Woodward Excellence in Writing Award, Gamma Alpha Chapter of STTI 2010    Chosen as National Mentor for National League for Nursing, Johnson & Johnson year-long Mentor-protégé program. See below under ‘Mentoring Activities.’ 2009    Inducted as a Fellow into the Academy of Nursing Education (ANEF), National League for Nursing. September. 2008    Nominated by peers for University Kinser-Rice Excellence in Teaching Award 2007    Excellence in Teaching Award, STTI Gamma Alpha Chapter, June 2006    LLUAHSC Spiritual Life Leadership Wholeness Service Award 2006    Appointed as Loma Linda University Marshal 2005    LLU School of Nursing Senior Class Teacher of the Year Award 2003    Who’s Who among America’s Teachers, 2003 (nominated by Jessica Berg) 2003    Nominated for Teacher of the Year Award, LLU School of Nursing 2002    Clarice Woodward Excellence in Writing Award, Gamma Alpha Chapter of STTI 2002    Who’s Who among America’s Teachers, 2002 (nominated by Amber Coe) 2000    Recipient LLUSN Heart Award for Social Justice 2000    Who’s Who among America’s Teachers, 2000 (nominated by Lisa Fine) 1999    LLU School of Nursing Teacher of the Year (01/2022)