Recognizing Excellence in Cardiovascular Nursing through Awards

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 FellowshipJuly 1December 3
Terry Thomas Clinical Practice AwardJuly 1December 3
Heart Failure AwardJuly 1December 3
Advocacy Award for CVD PreventionJuly 1December 3
Institutional Award for Excellence in Promoting CV CareJuly 1December 3

2022 Heart Failure Award Winner Heidi Salisbury
2022 Fellows

2022 Award Winners

PCNA Fellowship
Dawn Aycock, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, FAHA, FAAN
Diana-Lyn Baptiste, DNP, RN, CNE, FAAN
Eryn Bryant, MSN, NP-C
Katherine (Katie) Janaszek, MSN, NP-BC
Karen Larimer, PhD, MSN, FAHA
Rhonda Leaverton, RN, BSN, CCRP, CVRN-BC
Jane Linderbaum, MS, ARNP, FACC
Elizabeth (Beth) Moxley, PhD, RN, BS
Carol Patrick, ACNP-BC, CCRN, NEA-BC, MS, RNFA
Donald Lloyd Jones, MD, ScM (Honorary)

Terry Thomas Clinical Practice Award
Abbie Schrader, MSN, ARNP, FNP-BC
Nurse Practitioner at Cedar Valley Medical Specialists, PC

Heart Failure Prevention Award
Heidi Salisbury, BS, RN, MS, CNS-BC, ACGN
Stanford Center for Inherited Cardiovascular Disease

Advocacy Award for CVD Prevention
Rep. Lauran Underwood, MNS, MPH, RN (Honorary)

Institutional Award for Excellence in Promoting Cardiovascular Care
University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Nursing

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