AAHN 2013

Professor Lewenson recently was honored at the American Association for the History of Nursing conference in September.  She won two awards:

·         The Mary M. Roberts Award for Exemplary Historical Scholarship and Writingfor the book she co-edited with Patricia D'Antonio (another awardee), Nursing Interventions Through Time: History as Evidence, published in 2011 by Springer.

·         The 2013 President's Award for Outstanding Service to the American Association for the History of Nursing.  Professor Lewenson was recognized for making major contributions to the organization and for the tremendous amount of service, advocacy and devotion she has provided to the Association over many years. 

At the conference, Professor Lewenson also presented a paper on Francis Reiter titled,  “'Nurse Clinician' at the Bedside: The ideas of Francis Reiter, 1940s-1970s."


Winifred Connerton presented her paper titled: "Mabel Smyth-Hawaii's First Public Health Nurse."

Annmarie McAllister presented her paper titled:  "Pioneering Requires Imagination and Foresight: R. Louise McManus & Mildred Montag Put Forth the Associate Degree Model for the Education of Nurses: 1952-1959." She is a graduate faculty adjunct who serves on the AAHN board.