Each year we seek to identify and recognize those individuals who have contributed significantly to the advancement, growth, and success of forensic nursing and/or the Association through various awards.

We are happy to announce the winners for 2022!

Virginia Lynch Pioneer Award in Forensic Nursing- Kathy Bell
Distinguished Fellow Award- Rebecca Navarro
Ann Burgess Forensic Nursing Research Award- Nancy Downing
Patron Award- Heather DeVore
Kim Day Service Award- Tammy Bimber
Frontline Forensic Nurse of the Year- Iris Potter

Congratulations to our winners as well as all of the nominees for your commitment and dedication to the field of forensic nursing. We look forward to celebrating you in Dallas.



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