Founded in 2008, the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN) Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the support and education of Forensic Nurses worldwide.
Support and partner with forensic nurses globally to build the skills, knowledge, and resources needed to reduce the health effects of violence and trauma.
Every person globally has access to a forensic nurse with the skills, resources, and training to provide the highest quality care, reducing the health impacts of violence and trauma.
The Foundation, a 501(c)3 was created in 2008 dedicated to the support and education of Forensic Nurses worldwide. The Foundation supports and partners with forensic nurses globally to build the skills, knowledge, and resources needed to reduce the health effects of violence and trauma.
Donations to this fund may be used for scholarships, research grants, camera awards, or other programs supporting the mission of the International Association of Forensic Nurses.
Being awarded the Georgia Pasqualone Camera Scholarship this year has allowed our Forensic Nursing Team at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital to upgrade our previously outdated camera that was being used for forensic photography to a stunning Canon EOS 2000D. This updated camera offers increased clarity and resolution in the photographs taken meanwhile capturing 3.0 frames per second! With this overall improvement in the quality of forensic photographs that we are now able to obtain, we are decreasing the length of time we are spending to obtain quality photographs while still ensuring pediatric and adult survivors have the photographed evidence they may need when moving forward with prosecution…
The IAFN Foundation Scholarship was established in recognition of the need to promote excellence in forensic nursing through the support of global information sharing and networking.
The scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance for forensic nurses from around the world who might otherwise be unable to attend IAFN’s International Conference on Forensic Nursing Science and Practice
Foundation Board of DirectorsExecutive Board:
April Nguyen, President
Christine Fontaine, Secretary
Jocelyn Anderson, Treasurer
Directors at Large: