Jerilyn Allen Receives NIH Honors

Jerilyn Allen, ScD, RN, FAAN, is the 2012 recipient of one of the highest honors of the NIH’s Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research (FNINR), the Ada Sue Hinshaw Award, which honors the sustained work of a nurse researcher whose science has been widely disseminated across disciplines. Allen, a professor and associate dean for research, was recognized for her career-spanning, cross-disciplinary research, scholarship, and mentorship in cardiovascular health, disease management and prevention, and the promotion of evidence-based practice. She accepted the award at the FNINR NightInGala on September 12, 2012 in Washington, DC.