Recognizing Excellence in Cardiovascular Nursing

We are pleased to recognize health care professionals by honoring their accomplishments with several awards, grants and PCNA fellowship.

With five yearly awards and a yearly fellowship induction, PCNA has recognized over 60 nurses and advanced practice nurses in the past 5 years.

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PCNA Fellowship  July 1  December 3 
Terry Thomas Clinical Practice Award  July 1 December 3
Heart Failure Award July 1  December 3 
Advocacy Award for CVD Prevention July 1 December 3
Institutional Award for Excellence in Promoting CV Care July 1 December 3
Nursing Research Grant February 1  May 1

December 3
Celeste Chavez Heart Failure Award 2018

Karen Larimer 2018 Advocacy Award

Jane Linderbaum  2018 Terry Thomas award winner

2018 Award Winners

PCNA Fellowship
Susan Halli Demeter, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, CLS
Lisa Maher, DNP, ARNP, FNP-BC
Yvonne Commodore-Mensah, PhD, RN
Heather Harker Ryan, PhD(c), MS, RN
Elena Flowers, PhD, MS, RN, CNS 
Barry Franklin, PhD, FACSM, FAACVPR, FAHA (Honorary)

Terry Thomas Clinical Practice Award
Jane Linderbaum, MS, ARNP, AACC
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

PCNA Heart Failure Prevention Award
Celeste Chavez, BSN, MSN, FNP-BC
Palo Alto Medical Foundation
Palo Alto, CO
Advocacy Award for CVD Prevention
Karen Larimer, PhD, ACNP-BC, FAHA
DePaul University School of Nursing
Chicago, IL

CVD Prevention Graduation Award 
Carolyn Hull, DNP, FNP-C, MSN, BSN, Yuma Regional Medical Center

Nursing Research Grant 
Offered by ANF, Sponsored by PCNA
Muna Hammash, PhD, MSN, BSN, Assistant Professor, University of Louisville, School of Nursing
Self-Care Confidence Training for Improving Treatment Adherence in Patients with Heart Failure

Institutional Award for Excellence in Promoting Cardiovascular Care 
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing