Awards

  • 2019 Academy of Nursing Education Fellow (ANEF)
    • Being inducted as an ANEF indicates that the recipient is internationally recognized as providing visionary leadership and is recognized for their expertise in nursing education. Additionally, recipients must also have made enduring and substantial contributions to nursing education as teachers, mentors, scholars, public policy advocates, practice partners and administrators.
  • 2016 Alberta Colleges & Institutes Faculties Association – 2015 Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award
    • The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award recognizes research that has the potential to generate genuine and sustained improvements to educational and learning endeavours within post-secondary education institutions.
  • 2016 Scholarship of Teaching & Learning Fellowship – MacEwan University
  • 2015 Internal MacEwan University Research Scholarly Activity and Creative Achievement Fund – Dissemination Grant
  • 2015 MacEwan University Teaching Innovation Fund
  • 2014 MacEwan University – travel grant from Research Services – fostering undergraduate research
  • 2013  MacEwan University – RSCAF grant ($7000)
  • 2011  Presentation of Metis Sash by Elder
  • 2011  Grant MacEwan Faculty Development Funding
  • 2009  Grant MacEwan Faculty Development Funding
  • 2008  CARNA Nursing Excellence in Administration Award Nominee
  • 2008  CCHSE 3M Quality Team Award
    • This national award recognizes innovation quality and patient/family engagement of teams who have applied the quality process to create measurable benefits in their network of services and programs. Jointly awarded by 3M and Canadian College of Health Care Executives.
  • 2007  Sandy McKinnon Memorial Graduate Scholarship
  • 2007  Leaders In Care Certificate – Capital Health
  • 2006  REACH Award Recipient – Teamwork, Capital Health
    • This award recognizes an individual and/or team, who help create a collaborative workplace environment, contribute to producing positive results through exceptional program or service delivery, and demonstrate an ongoing commitment to continuous improvement, excellence and collaboration.
  • 2006  REACH Award Recipient – Customer Service, Capital Health
    • This award recognizes a clinical or non-clinical individual and/or team who has demonstrated excellence in providing, supporting or advancing a culture of patient- and family-centred care. The focus of the award is on an individual or team who has implemented an effective method (practice, policy, technology) for including patients and families as partners in their care and includes an emphasis on the humanity of health care – how we relate to the person inside the patient and to each other.
  • 1995   Alberta Hospital Ponoka Staff Development Awards
  • 1994   Bursaries from Health and Welfare Canada Indian/Inuit Health Care Career Program
  • 1994   Scholarships from Health and Welfare Canada for High Academic Achievement
  • 1994   Indian/Inuit Health Care Careers Program
  • 1993   Certificate of Achievement from the University of Alberta – Faculty of Nursing
  • 1993   The Dr. Mac Smith Memorial Scholarships