Professor Sue Gardner, PhD, RN, FAAN, has been selected to receive the inaugural College of Nursing Distinguished Nurse Scholar award.
The purpose of this Scholar designation is to recognize outstanding faculty contributions of a mid or senior faculty member who has a distinguished career in advancing nursing science, education and/or practice through scholarship. The faculty member appointed as Distinguished Scholar in Nursing Science provides leadership in advancing research and/or scholarship in a field that contributes to nursing science knowledge and practice improvements.
Sue’s nominator stated, “Dr. Sue Gardner has distinguished herself through exemplary teaching, scholarship and service. She has been particularly successful in grantsmanship and has a highly successful record of well cited publications. Her contributions to service are important, substantial, and complex, particularly in the area of faculty governance. She is an excellent teacher, going well beyond the standard expectations, particularly in the mentoring of undergraduate students.”