The WSNA Awards Committee and the Professional Nursing and Health Care Council are proud to recognize and applaud these outstanding WSNA members with the 2021 WSNA Recognition Awards. Join us in celebrating this year’s winners.
WSNA Recognition Awards #
Honorary Recognition Award Winner #
Anne Hirsch, PhD, ARNP, FAANP, FAAN
For significant contributions, distinguished service, or valuable assistance to the nursing profession.
Marguerite Cobb Public Health/Community Health Nurse Award Winner #
Butch de Castro, PhD, MSN/MPH, RN, FAAN
For outstanding professional contributions to public health or community health, as well as calling these achievements to the attention of members of the profession and/or general public.
Joanna Boatman Staff Nurse Leadership Award Winners #
Ingrid Anderson, RN, BSN, CEN, SANE and Anson Chamblin, MS, RN, CMSRN
This award for leadership was established in 1995 in recognition of Joanna Boatman’s significant contributions to the advancement of staff nurses and her achievements in improving the economic and general welfare of nurses in Washington state.
ANA Honorary Membership Pin Winner #
Anita Stull, BSN, RN
Presented to a WSNA member or members in recognition of outstanding leadership, as well as participation in and contributions to the purposes of WSNA and ANA.
Community Partner Award Winner #
Recognizes a community and/or consumer partner who has significantly contributed to promoting health and a positive image of nurses through advocacy, safety and/or quality health care improvement.
Professional Nursing and Health Care Council Awards #
Ethics and Human Rights Award Winner #
David Reyes, DNP, MN/MPH, RN, PHNA-BC
Recognizing excellence in ethics and human rights.
Nurse Researcher Award Winner #
Molly Altman, PhD, CNM, MPH
Recognizing excellence in nursing research that addresses practice issues.
Nurse Educator Award Winner #
Tatiana Sadak, PhD, PMHNP, RN, FAAN, FGSA
Recognizing excellence in nursing education.
Leadership and Management Award Winner #
Chris Birchem, BSW, RN
Recognizing excellence in nursing leadership and management.
Excellence in Practice Award Winner #
Susan Worster, BSN, RN
Recognizing excellence in practice in the direct care of patients/clients.