The APNA Award for Excellence in Research is granted to an APNA member who has made a significant contribution to research in psychiatric nursing care, education, leadership/management and/or health services. The individual must have been a member of APNA for at least two years.
- Nominee was the Principal Investigator or Project Director of the study, whose results have potential to improve psychiatric nursing care and/or psychiatric nursing education.
- The research can be in the areas of clinical practice, education, leadership/management and/or psychiatric health services.
- The research may have been presented at a conference or published in a peer-reviewed journal.
- The research paper may have been presented at a peer-reviewed regional, national or international conference.
Each nomination should include two letters of recommendation of no more than 500 words each (one from the nominator and one from a reference, each submitted via the online nomination form). Each letter should provide specific examples of how the nominee meets the above criteria.
Nominations Deadline: Monday, April 20, 2015
Past Recipients: 2014 - Jeanne Marie Stacciarini | 2013 - Genevieve Chandler | 2012 - Karen Farchaus Stein | 2010 - Lora Beebe | 2009 - Nancy Buccola | More