Alumni Awards

Each year, the Nurses Alumni Association (NAA) honors alumni and friends who are committed to the key values and missions of the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing (NHWSN) and NAA:

  • NHWSN's mission is to educate nurse leaders and scholars, generate new knowledge, and improve health and health care, all in service to the global community.
  • NAA's mission is to advance the school's mission by promoting lifelong relationships among alumni and strengthening their connection to the school through social, professional and philanthropic opportunities.

The awards are presented during Homecoming weekend. Please review the criteria below and nominate a classmate, colleague or friend who has meant much to the profession and to the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing (NHWSN).

Nomination Criteria
  1. Complete the following fields with information as it relates to the specific award.
  2. A copy of the nominee's most recent resume/CV, articles, videos, or other supporting materials that highlight the nominee's contributions to the nursing profession is also encouraged. If needed, the School's alumni office can request the resume/CV.
General Guidelines
  1. All nominations are considered for three years, unless otherwise indicated by the nominator.
  2. The Awards Committee will not conduct independent research on a nominee and the committee will only consider information that is part of a submitted nomination.
  3. The Awards Committee will not consider nominations consisting solely of a nominee's resume, the nomination form and qualifications statement must also be included.
  4. Active NAA board members are ineligible to receive awards.
  5. Award recipients must attend the awards celebration to receive their award.
  6. Nominations will not be accepted after the deadline of April 30, 2021.

Nomination Form

If you have any questions about the nomination process, please contact Marifel Verlohr.

Marifel Verlohr
Emory University | Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
1821 Clifton Road, Pod A
Atlanta GA 30329
Phone: 404.727.3348

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