Awards, Scholarships & Grants No Longer Awarded


Abbott Laboratories Research Grant
1999  Janet Welch
1995  Mary Schira
1994  Julie Fairman
1993  Jennifer Hoover


AbbVie/Pamela Balzer Career Mobility Scholarship
2015  A Maria Toplosky
2014  Jade Hendricks
2013  Jennifer Ducko
2012  Miriam Campos
2011  Stephanie Mahooty
2010  Rosie Olivares
2009  Ken Kolnacki
2008  Jena Casper
2007  Cindy Richards
2006  Elizabeth Samoylenko
2005  Lillian Pryor
2004  Lisa Carter
2003  Molly Lillis Cahill
2002  Linda Myers


Althin Medical, Inc. Judy Sloan Memorial Fellowship
2001  Bill Hickey
2000  Caroline Steward
1999  Ann Compton
1998  Evangelina Garza
1997  Karen Bell
1996  Jackie Chandler
1995  Donna Bednarski & Katherina Morawski
1994  Patricia Baltz Salai
1993  Deborah Hayslip


 American Kidney Fund
1996  Joan Nitz
1995  Janet Laidlaw
1994  LaVonne Burrows
1993  Gregory Done


American Regent Career Mobility Scholarship
2005  Anne Tinklenberg
2004  Edtrina Allison
2003  Mary Lou Clancy
2002  Anne Marie Pellicano


 Amgen Career Mobility Scholarship
2006  Susan Powderly
2005  Anita Cox
2004  Michelle Lochner
2003  Cynthia Powers
2002  Cynthia Cass
2001  None
2000  Cathy Bishop
1999  Wendy Coffey, Janyce McLin, Marion Stewart
1998  Glenna Richards
1997  Donna Swartzendruber
1996  Denise Kay Mears
1995  Andrea Easom
1994  Carolyn Hyslop
1993  Kristi Marie Klee


 Amgen Educational Grant
2006  Donna Bednarski
2005  Desiree Stackhouse
2004  Juanita Martinez
2003  Anne Harty
2002  Elizabeth Wilson
2001  None
2000  None
1999  Janet Welch
1998  None
1997  Richard Morehouse, Pamela Maykut, Elaine Colvin
1996  None
1995  Colleen Carney, Patricia Painter, Vince Migliore
1994  Elise Lev
1993  Rita Ryan


Angelini Pharma Inc. Career Mobility Scholarship
2016  Vickie Kanute
2015  Wendy Lester
2014  Yolanda Thompson-Martin
2013  Maryam Lyon
2012  Karen O'Neil
2011  Mary Haras
2010  Roberta Tanner
2009  M. Sue McManus
2008  Alice Campanelli
2007  Janet Carroll
2006  Judy Kauffman


ANNA Novice Investigator Research Award
1999  Mary Clakins
1996  Deborah Hutchinson
1993  Marcia Lo
1991  Patricia Jordan
1990  Jeannine Nolan


ANNA Mentorship Research Grant
1999  Barbara Giambra


Annette Frauman Scholarship for Advanced Practice Education
2002  Noel Domingo


Apheresis Technologies, Inc. Scholarship
1993  Sharon Tugwell


Associated Health Services, Inc. Scholarship
1996  Sheryl Parks
1995  Linda Wadsworth


Baxter Healthcare Research Grant
1999  Patricia Carter
1997  Jane Bederman
1993  Alice Whittaker


CGH Medical, Inc. Research Grant
1995  Barbara Redman
1994  Susan Bosworth-Farrell
1993  Donna Bednarski & Janice Robinson


Chapter Health Policy Advocacy STAR Awards
2013  Colonial, Dogwood, Greater Minnesota, Big Sky
2012  Garden State, Hazel Taylor, Heart of America, Desert Vista
2011  Keystone, Acadiana, Kentuckiana, San Joaquin Valley
2010  Inland Empire
2009  Jersey North, Masters City, Black Swamp, Northern California


Chapter Road to Success Awards (formerly Recruitment & Retention Awards)
2016  Centennial, Ozarks Regional, Big Sky
2015  Caribbean, Memphis Blues, Palm Valley
2013  Regional: Northeast Tri-State, Tar River, Ozarks Regional, Intermountain
2013  National: Windy City
2012  Regional: Long Island, Music City, Central Missouri, Sawtooth
2012  National: Central Missouri
2011  Regional: Northern New England, Hub City, Buckeye, Greater Puget Sound
2011  National: Hub City
2010  Regional: Three Rivers, Northeast Oklahoma, Central Missouri, Surfside
2010  National: Northeast Oklahoma
2009  Regional: Mountain State, Palm Valley, Mid Plains, Inland Empire
2009  National: Tidewater
2008  Regional: Keystone, Palm Valley,Red River Valley, Intermountain
2008  National: Keystone
2007  Regional: Keystone, Blue Ridge, Dakota, Sawtooth
2007  National: Keystone
2006  Regional: Great Lakes, Hub City, Black Swamp, Desert Vista
2006  National: Desert Vista
2005  Regional: Capitol, Dogwood, Centennial, Sacramento Valley
2005  National: Dogwood
2004  Regional: Northern New England, Shellcoast, Platte River, Nuevo Mexico
2004  National: Michigan


Chapter Strategic Alliances Award  
2009  Three Rivers
2008  Acadiana
2007  Black Swamp
2006  Dallas
2005  Hazel Taylor
2004  Platte River
2003  None
2002  Northeast Tri-State


DCI Research Grant  
1995  Gwen McNatt & Martha J. Kleindienst


Dialysis Specialists of America Educational Scholarship
1996  Tamara Jansen
1993  Kathleen Moore


Ernestine Lowrie Memorial Fellowship
2002  Carol Headley


Everest Healthcare Services Educational Scholarship
2001  Anne Marie Pellicano
2000  Larry Rothgeb
1999  Maureen Bowe
1998  Linda Hopkins Batey
1996  W. Lee Barbare


Exhibitor Abstract   
2002  Amgen Renal Advances
2001  Medisystems Corporation
2000  Minntech Renal Systems
1999  International Technidyne Corporation
1998  Amgen, Inc
1997  Amgen, Inc
1996  Cobe Renal Care, Inc.
1995  Transonic System, Inc.
1994  Amgen, Inc
1993  Amgen, Inc


Fresenius USA CQI Scholarship
1998  Deborah O'Rourke
1997  Sandy Miholics


Fresenius USA Hemodialyis Research Grant
1997  Glenna Frey
1996  Carol Meers
1995  Hannah DeToma
1994  Diane Breckenridge
1993  Sheila Dunn


Fresenius USA Mentorship Research Grant
1993  Laura Sessions


Gabriel E. Torre Memorial Scholarship  
2003  Edtrina Allison, Denise Cundy
2002  Susan Blalock, Angeline Wieler
2001  Sylvia Moe, Annette Broersme
2000  Rowena Wade-Elliott, Theresa Becker
1999  Sylvia Moe
1998  Prudence King


Gabriel E. Torre Memorial Scholarship for Non-RNs
2003  Shannon McCurry, Jennifer Kay Walker
2002  Raine Wong
2000  Jespere Bissell, Marilyn Minter


Gambro Healthcare, Renal Care Products (COBE) Research Grant
1999  Kristy Munch
1997  Richard Morehouse, Pamela Maykut, Elaine Colvin
1995  Barbara Redman & Martha Hill


GE Osmonics Medical Systems Career Mobility Scholarship
2004  Linda Myers and Cynthia Powers
2003  Rosemary Maclean and Jessymol Manchery


Hoffmann La Roche, Inc Career Mobility Scholarship
1996  Josefina Bigornia
1995  Randi Krapf
1994  M. Connie Smith
1993  Mary Churchill


Intercontinetal Medic al Services, Inc ContinuingEducation Scholarship
1995  Margaret Hack
1994  Joan Hanson-Aiello
1993  Joan Simard


Janel Parker Memorial Scholarship
2004  Molly Cahill


Jeffery Bacin Excellence in Clinical Practice in Prevention of Diabetic Vascular Complications
Sponsored by Kent J. Bacin
2002  Joan Aiello


Judy Sloan Fellowship
1995  Katherina Morawski & Donna Bednarski


Lowrie Innovation Grant
2002   Roberta Satalowich


Nephrology Nurse Competence in Aging Award
2008  Debra Hain
2007  None
2006  Terran Mathers
2005  Susan Cronin


Outstanding Contributions to Transplantation Nursing
2009  Cindy Richards
2008  None
2007  Cynthia Wright
2006  Laurie Carlson
2005  Jenny Bell
2004  Clara Neyhart
2003  Jean Colaneri
2002  Patricia Weiskittel


Quinton Scholarship for Continuing Education
1997  Marie Shanahan
1996  Denise Kay Mears
1995  Barbara Jean Cherry
1994  Gail Wick
1993  Barbara Prowant


Rehabilitation Award
Sponsored by Amgen, Inc.
2006  Deborah Warrington
2005  Deborah Warrington
2004  None
2003  Cindy Richards
2002  Catherine Lewis
2001  Judith Bonnett
2000  Barbara Gibbs
1999  Rita King
1998  Laurie Carlson
1997  Joan Speranza-Reid
1996  Denise Kessler-Fogil


Renal Systems, Division Minntech Corporation Nephrology Nursing Scholarship
1998  Janyce McLin
1997  Denise Mears
1996  Patricia Plumer
1995  David Peck
1994  LaVonne Burrows
1993  Karen Prussing


Renal Treatment Centers, Inc. Scholarship
1998  Terran Warren Sims
1997  Jeannine Farina
1996  Charlotte Thomas-Hawkins
1995  Sheryl Parks


Representation Award
2016  Theresa Felton
2015  Sharon Hoffman
2014  Juanita Martinez
2013  B. Sandy Miholics
2012  David Walz
2011  Nida Quirong-Jones
2010  Deborah Brouwer and Juanita Martinez
2009  Nitaya Soeprono
2008  Linda Bethea
2007  Alice Luehr and Nancy Pierce
2006  Donna Bednarski
2005  Christine Ceccarelli
2003  Kitty Richardson
2002  Carol Isaac MacKusick
2001  Susan Blalock
2000  Diane Hohwald (Special Recognition)


Sandoz Pharmaceuticals Clinical Practice Fellowship
1997  Marilyn Rossman Bartucci
1996  Pamela Roberts Dugan
1995  Janyce McLin
1994  Donna Bednarski
1993  Helen Currier


Sandoz Pharmaceuticals Research Grant
1996  Sally Hauser
1995  Elizabeth Goldberg
1994  Nancy O'Keefe
1993  Angelia Wahrenberger


Schein Pharmaceutical, Inc. Nurse Leadership in Iron Management Fellowship
2000  Joan Speranza-Reid & Josie Hansen
1999  Betty Leo, Norma Gomez
1998  Patricia Davis
1997  Linda Diviney


Sherwood Davis & Geck Scholarship for Continuing Education
1999  Marion Stewart
1998  Gladys Benavente


Spectra Laboratories Career Mobility Scholarship
1998  Margarita Ilumin, Linda Brodbeck
1997  Kennita Pond, Charles Day
1996  Dina Macdonald & Tamara Vasey
1995  Anne Jackson & Deanna Lynn Rico


Spirit of Nephrology Award
Sponsored by HDCN.com
2014 Sandy Miholics
2013 Juanita Martinez
2012 Valerie Lee
2011 Sally Campoy
2010 Margaret Nusser Gerlach
2009 Annette Vigneux
2008 Donna Bednarski
2007 Alice Luehr
2006 Marion Church
2005 Laura Broome
2004 Clara Neyhart


Stadtlanders Pharmacy Program Research Grant
1994  Mary Ciesa
1993  Barbara Prowant


Thesis & Dissertation Research Grants
2009  Christine Bakke, Christine Ceccarelli, Sheila Leander


Watson Pharma, Inc. Career Mobility Scholarship
2011  Savannah Zins
2010  Linda Lindberg
2009  Jennifer Branch
2008  M. Sue McManua
2007  H. Paul Smith
2006  Mary Zorzanello
2005  Cynthia Powers
2004  Kathleen Jancic
2003  Aimee McDaniel