2006 Award Recipients

The following SUNA members and SUNA chapters were recognized with awards at SUNA's 37th Annual Conference in Kansas City in October 2006.

President's Trophies

In Recognition of Outstanding Contributions to the Specialty of Urologic Nursing
Angela Joseph

In Recognition of Outstanding Contributions to SUNA
Nancy Mueller

Chapter Awards

Chapter of the Year
Great Lakes

Little Chapter with a Big Heart

Exceptional New Chapter
Greater Dallas/Fort Worth

Most Improved Chapter

Chapter With Best Communication
Chicago Metro

Chapter with Exceptional Educational Programs
Upper Midwest

Chapter with Exceptional Contribution to SUNA
Mississippi Valley

Chapter with Exceptional Community Activity
San Antonio/Alamo

Regional Members of the Year

Pat Meade-D'Alisera

Dendra von Merveldt

North Central
Victor Senese

Lane Biag

Lectureships Awards

Arthur T. Evans Lectureship
Dorothy Calabrese, MSN, CURN, CNP
“Prostate Cancer: 2006”

Russell Church Memorial Lectureship
Janice Colwell, MS, RN, CWOCN
“Incontinent Urinary Diversions: Quality of Life Issues”

Patricia Putetti Memorial Lectureship
Christy Krieg, BSN, RN, BA
“Basics of Endourology”

Ian Murchie Thompson Memorial Lectureship
Diane Newman, MSN, RNC, CRNP, FAAN
“The ‘In and Out’ of Catheters”

Vance Caselman Lectureship
Saundra Seidel, APRN-BC, CUCNS, CNOR
Genetics: What Else Did You Inherit Besides Eye and Hair Color? Cancer Risk Assessment”

Wyland Leadbetter Lectureship
Janet Vogt, RNFA, BSN, CNOR
“‘My baby has a bladder what?’ Understanding the Bladder Extrophy Complex”

Past Presidents’ Lectureship
Valre Welch, MSN, RN, CPNP
“Update on Laparascopic Procedures in Pediatrics”

Macfarlane Award

Carolyn Bush

Recruiter of the Year

Rene Busby
Diane Ratliff

Suszette McKay Memorial Excellence in Urologic Nursing Award

Jean Lewis

Urologic Nursing Writer's Awards

2005-2006 Urologic Nursing Catherine-Ann Lawrence Literary Excellence Award
Leslie Saltzstein, MSN, RN, CS, GNP
“Management of Overactive Bladder in a Difficult-to-Treat Patient with a Transdermal Formulation of Oxybutynin” (published August 2005)

2005-2006 Urologic Nursing Novice Literary Excellence Awards
Barbara Steadman, MS, NP, and Pamela Ellsworth, MD
“To Circ or Not to Circ: Indications, Risks, and Alternatives to Circumcision in the Pediatric Population with Phimosis” (published June 2006)

2005-2006 Urologic Nursing Nurse Competence in Aging Literary Excellence Award
Katharine K. O’Dell, MSN, CNM, and Sarah McGee, MD, MPH
“Acupuncture for Urinary Urgency in Women Over 50: What Is the Evidence?” (published February 2006)