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Recognition, Achievements and Awards

The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing believes it is important to honor and celebrate our faculty, alumni and students and their achievements in and contributions to scholarship, research and service. This catalog of honor is one way we say “Thank you” for the diligence and integrity they display through their work each and every day.



School of Nursing Professor receives Gerontological Nursing Award
Posted: Oct. 9, 2013

Cherie Simpson, PhD, MBA, RN, CNS, PT and assistant professor, has received the 2013 Judith Braun Award for Advancing the Practice of Gerontological Nursing through Research at the National Gerontological Nursing Association for her study with caregivers of persons with dementia entitled: "The Dynamic Experience of Dementia Caregiving."

Assistant professor to receive award for article published in the journal Nursing Outlook
Posted: Oct. 9, 2013

Sung-Heui Bae, PhD, MPH, and assistant professor, will be honored at the American Academy of Nursing Annual Conference on Oct. 19, 2013, with the Excellence in Policy award from Nursing Outlook (the official journal for the Academy) for her article: "State mandatory overtime regulations and newly licensed nurses' mandatory and voluntary overtime and total work hours," that was published in Nursing Outlook, March 2012.

School of Nursing Instructors bring Home Second-Place Prize for Care Simulation Research Poster
Posted: June 18, 2013

School of Nursing instructors Scott Hudson and Megan Pfitzinger Lippe won second place for their poster presentation "Creating a Withdrawal of Care Simulation within a Critical Care Setting" at the 12th Annual International Nursing Simulation/Learning Resource Centers Conference: Hit the Jackpot with Evidence-Based Simulation.

More than 101 posters had been accepted for the conference, which was held June 13–15, 2013, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Posted: March 28, 2013

Sharon Carter, MSN, instructor of clinical nursing, was named as one of “75 Nursing Professors You Would Be Lucky to Have Teach Your Class” by CNA Thrive, an online resource for nursing students and faculty.