Five Women Academics Honored With Major Awards

marg_campbellMargaret Campbell, associate professor in the College of Nursing at Wayne State University in Detroit, received the Project on Death in America’s Nursing Leadership Award in Palliative Care from the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Foundation. The award was presented at the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Palliative Nurses Association’s annual meeting in New Orleans.

Dr. Campbell holds bachelor’s and master’s degree from Wayne State University and a Ph.D. in nursing from the University of Michigan.

reneesandellRenee Sandell, professor of art education at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, was named the winner of the 2013 National Art Educator of the Year Award from the National Art Education Association. She received the award at the association’s annual convention in Forth Worth, Texas.

Professor Sandell holds master’s and doctoral degrees in art education from Ohio State University.

goldwasserShafi Goldwasser, the RSA Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is sharing the A.M. Turing Award of the Association for Computing Machinery with her MIT colleague Silvio Micali. The pair was recognized for their pioneering work in encryption and Internet security. They will share the $250,000 prize.

Dr. Goldwasser also serves as a professor of computer science and applied mathematics at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel. A graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, she holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of California at Berkeley.

wenger150Nanette K. Wenger, professor of medicine in the division of cardiology at the Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, received the 2013 Distinguished Mentor Award from the American College of Cardiology.

Dr. Wenger is a summa cum laude graduate of Hunter College in New York City. She earned her medical degree at Harvard University.

Hanny2H. Julia Hannay, the John and Rebecca Moores Professor of Psychology at the University of Houston, received the Lifetime Distinguished Career Award from the International Neuropsychological Society at its annual meeting in Hawaii. Dr. Hannay directed the neuropsychology program at the University of Houston from 1987 to 2010.

Professor Hannay earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees at the University of Western Ontario and holds a Ph.D. in child psychology from the University of Iowa.

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