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2016 Award Recipients



Dorothea M.
Lang Pioneer Award



This award honors midwifery's "unsung heroes" who have demonstrated
pioneering vision and innovative leadership. Award winners are exceptional CNMs
or CMs who are members of ACNM, have been certified for at least 10 years, and
have not previously received the Hattie Hemschemeyer Award. The Lang Award is
aptly named for Dorothea M. Lang, CNM, MPH, FACNM - past-president of ACNM and
the A.C.N.M. Foundation, whose visionary leadership has advanced the profession
of midwifery in countless ways.


Recipients:

Susan A. DeJoy, CNM, MSN, PhD, FACNM
Carol A.L. Howe, CNM, DNSc, FACNM, FAAN
Kay D. Sedler, CNM-ret, MN, FACNM




Bonnie Westenberg Pedersen
International Midwife Award:



Given in memory of Bonnie Pedersen CNM to enable an outstanding
international midwife to attend the ACNM Annual Meeting as our honored
guest.This award recognizes the exemplary leadership of the awardee in
advancing maternal and child health and midwifery, thereby assuring safe births
for mothers and babies in their home country.



Recipient:

Bupe Mwamba, Nurse and Midwife, Zambia





Therese Dondero Memorial Lecture


Recipient:

Mary Ellen Stanton, CNM, MSN, FACNM





Louis M. Hellman Midwifery Partnership Award


Recipient:

John W. Larsen, Jr. MD, George Washington University





A.C.N.M. Foundation Graduate Education
Fellowship



Recipient:

Carrie E. Neerland, MS, APRN, CNM, PhD candidate, University of Minnesota, School of Nursing





W. Newton Long Award


Recipient:

Martha Goedert, CNM, FNP, PhD, FACNM





Basic Midwifery
Scholarships



Recipients:

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Health Care Scholarship
Stephanie Estes, SNM (Johns Hopkins University/Shenandoah University)






Midwives of Color-Watson Scholarship


Stacie Walker, SNM (Shenandoah University)
Ebony Simpson, SNM (Frontier Nursing University)
Essence Williams, SNM (Frontier Nursing University)






The Edith B. Wonnell CNM Scholarship


Jennifer Neczypor, SNM (Vanderbilt University)





A.C.N.M. Foundation Memorial Scholarship


Cynthia Stoffel, SNM (University of Illinois at Chicago)





Christine Nuger CNM Memorial Scholarship


Allison Lawrence, SNM (Yale University)





Varney Participant Award


Recipients:

Stephanie Estes, SNM (Johns Hopkins / Shenandoah University)

Leah Rashidyan, SNM (San Diego State University)





Carrington-Hsia-Nieves Doctoral
Scholarship for Midwives of Color



Karline Wilson-Mitchell, CNM, RM, MSN,DNP (Frontier Nursing University)





Midwifery Legacies Project 20th Century Student
Interview Awards



Recipients:

1st Place: Caroline Reid, SNM (Vanderbilt University)

2nd Place: Rose Fisher, SNM (Frontier Nursing University)

3rd Place: Jennifer Neczypor, SNM (Vanderbilt University)

Honorable Mention:

Sharon Bates King (Vanderbilt University)

Emilee Head Lazo (Vanderbilt University)

Rebecca Soderlind Rice (Vanderbilt University)





A.C.N.M. Foundation Staff Appreciation Award


Recipient:


Salvador Chairez
Ray Allen

Kiev Martin





Foundation Leadership Development Award:


Thacher Fellowships (late 2015) **


Recipients:

Colleen Brezine, CNM, MSN
Beth N. Carlson, CNM, MSN

Adelicia Graham, CNM, FNPc, MSN
Thanh-Xuan Le, CNM, WHNP, MSN
Sheri Matteo, CNM, MSN
Patricia Scane, CNM, MS






Thacher Community Grants *


Recipients:

Karla Benzyl, MD (Fall, 2015)
Martine Jean-Baptiste, CNM (Fall, 2015)
Nancy Comello, CNM (Spring, 2016)
Susan Kamin, CNM (Spring, 2016)






* Supported by the Frances T. Thacher Midwifery
Leadership Endowment



** Supported by the Frances T. Thacher Midwifery
Leadership Endowment with matching funds from the Midwifery Business Network
(MBN).





 

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