NANDA International Awards

Founders Award

The Founders Award is presented by the NANDA-I Board of Directors, to those individuals who have made a lasting, internationally-reaching contribution to education, implementation, development, research, and/or informatics applications of nursing diagnoses.

2021 Recipients

  • Marcos Venícios de Oliveira Lopes, RN, PhD, FNI
  • Susan Genarro, PhD, RN

Unique Contribution Award

The Unique Contribution Award is presented by the NANDA-I Board of Directors, to those individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the advancement of nursing diagnosis and the Association.

2021 Recipients

  • Sílvia Caldeira PhD, MSc, RN
  • Camila Takao Lopes, PhD, RN, FNI
  • Viviane Silva, PhD, RN, FNI
  • Christopher J. Grillo

Mentor Award

This is the highest honor awarded by NANDA-I, and is bestowed by the NANDA-I President. This award recognizes a nurse leader who significantly influenced the use of NANDA-I terminology within professional nursing practice, education, research, health policy, or informatics. This individual has been a formal or informal leader within NANDA-I, and has invested in the professional development of others.

2021 Recipient

  • Rosa Rifà Ros, PhD, RN

Editor’s Award

This award recognizes outstanding contribution to the advancement of the NANDA-I journal.

2021 Recipient

  • Dorothy A. Jones, Ed.D, APRN, FNI, FAAN

Rosemary Carroll Johnson Award

This award, presented by the Editor of The International Journal of Nursing Knowledge, acknowledges the best paper published during the previous two-year cycle of the journal.

2021 Recipient