NAON 2021 Award Recipients

Since we couldn't get together this year to celebrate our NAON 2021 Award Recipients in person at Congress, we wanted to showcase them during this year's Orthopaedic Nurses Week celebration.

Thank you so much to all of these year's hard-working recipients for all that you do, and for the incredible accomplishments you have achieved. 

NAON 2021 Excellence Awards

Outstanding Contribution to NAON Award
Margaret Ann (Peggy) Herzberg, DNP, RN, ANP, ONC

Distinguished Service to NAON Award
Colleen Walsh, DNP, ONC, ONP-C, CNS, ACNP-BC

Honorary Membership Award
Mary I. O’Connor, MD

NAON Orthopaedic Nursing Excellence Award
Concord Hospital’s Orthopaedic Institute

Outstanding Orthopaedic Nurse Practice Award
Lara Beth Guidry Conner, MSN, RN, ONC

Orthopaedic Nursing Journal Awards

Nan Hilt Writers Award
Polypharmacy After Elective Orthopaedic Surgery
Jessica N. Pelkowski, DNP, APRN, AGPCNP-BC

Teresa Pellino Research Writers Award
Preoperative Nutritional Status and Risk for Subsyndromal Delirium in Older Adults Following Joint Replacement Surgery

Dawn L. Denny, PhD, RN, ONC
Glenda Lindseth, PhD, RN, FADA, FAAN
Tanya Trotter, MSN, APRN, PHCNS-BC, PhD

Reviewer of the Year Award
David Ekstrom, PhD, RN

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