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Public Health Nursing 2017 Call for Award Nominations

Thursday, June 1, 2017  
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The Wisconsin Public Health Association, Public Health Nursing Section is pleased to sponsor the 13th Annual Public Health Nursing Achievement Awards The purpose of the awards is to recognize the contribution and impact public health nursing is making in Wisconsin communities.


Nominations will be accepted from staff public health nurses, supervisors or managers, faculty from academic institutions, and fellow public health colleagues. Nominees do not need to be current members of WPHA.  The deadline for submitting nominations is June 30, 2017.  Recipients will be recognized for their achievements at the 20th Annual Public Health Nursing Conference “Working Collectively to Modernize Public Health Practice” luncheon to be held on August 9, 2017.


Find more details and submit your nomination by clicking here.


To submit your nomination:

1.  Read the 4 award categories and consider nominating a fellow colleague.

2.  Complete the short nomination form.

3.  Submit the nomination form by Friday, June 30, 2017.


Questions can be directed to Joe Larson, WPHA PHN Section Awards Committee: Phone 608-785-9807 or e-mail


Nominations will be considered in the following four award categories:

•    New Public Health Nurse of thYear, “Lillian Wald” Award

•    Excellence in Public Health Nursing, “Florence Nightingale” Award

•    Educational Partnerships, “Mary Adelaide Nutting” Award

•    Distinguished Service in Public Health Nursing, “Cornelia van Kooy” Award


Be sure to Register for the 2017 Conference in Stevens Point, August 8-9. Register by clicking here!

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