Honors and Awards

Honor Societies:

Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society

Kappa Omicron Nu

 

Awards:

Fellow, Gerontological Society of America

Faculty Marshall, Chancellor’s Investiture, University of Tennessee, Fall 2017

Undergraduate Research Award, University of Tennessee (mentor), Fall 2017

Honoree, Top 20 Nursing Professors on Twitter, 2017

Wellness Warrior Award, University of Tennessee, 2017

Summer Undergraduate Research Internship, University of Tennessee (mentor), 2017

Visiting International Academic Fellow, University of Exeter, 2017

University of Virginia Health System Martin Luther King, Jr., Award, 2016

Taylor Summer Stipend, School of Nursing, University of Virginia, 2015

Scholarly Dissemination Award, School of Nursing, University of Virginia, 2014

Jeanette Lancaster Endowment Fund of Faculty Excellence, School of Nursing, University of Virginia, 2014; 2015

Honoree, 100 Inspiring Nursing Professors to Watch in 2014, Online LPN to RN

Susan McDonald Nursing Student Research Award, School of Nursing, University of Virginia, (mentor), 2013

Oscar and Ruth Lanford Research Award, School of Nursing, University of Virginia, 2013

Office of Nursing Research Travel Award, School of Nursing, University of Virginia, 2012

Roberts Scholar, School of Nursing, University of Virginia, 2012-2014

Fellow, 12th Annual Summer Institute on Randomized Behavioral Clinical Trials, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, National Institutes of Health, 2012

Fellow, 6th Annual Mary Frances Picciano Dietary Supplement Research Practicum, Office of Dietary Supplements, National Institutes of Health, 2012

Finalist, 2nd Annual Presidential Poster Competition, University of Virginia, 2012

John C. Lockhart Scholarship, University of North Carolina-Greensboro, 2008

Graduate Student Travel Award, Society of Toxicology, 2008

Outstanding Graduate Student in Nutrition Award, University of North Carolina-Greensboro, 2006

Edith S. Hinshaw Endowed Scholarship Fund, University of North Carolina-Greensboro, 2006

Sarah and David Stedman Fund, University of North Carolina-Greensboro, 2006

School of Human Environmental Sciences Travel Award, University of North Carolina-Greensboro, 2006-2009

Graduate Student Association Travel Award, University of North Carolina-Greensboro, 2005-2009

Rev. and Mrs. G.D. Albanese Scholarship, University of North Carolina-Greensboro, 2005; 2007

University Scholarship, University of North Carolina-Wilmington, 1998

University Honors Scholar, University of North Carolina-Wilmington, 1995-1999

Samuel Oscar Brown Memorial Scholarship, 1995