Recipients of the Excellence and Innovation in Teaching Award

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AACN Excellence and Innovation in Teaching Award recognizes excellence and innovation in the teaching of nursing at AACN member schools by faculty with more than five years of teaching experience. Faculty who teach in didactic and/or clinical settings will be considered for this award.

2016 Recipients

Susan Bindon, DNP, RN
University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
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2015 RecipientS


Christine Colella, DNP, RN, CS, CNP
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH
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Deborah Kirk Walker, DNP, FNP-BC, AOCN
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL
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2014 Recipient

Karen Yehle, PhD, RN
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
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2013 Recipient

Cynthia Rubenstein
James Madison University
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2012 Recipient

Tami Wyatt, PhD, RN, CNE
University of Tennessee Knoxville
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