AWHONN is pleased to announce and welcome AWHONN’s newest members to the 2017 Board of Directors. Jennifer Doyle, MSN, WHNP-BC, President-Elect, Barbara Tewell, MSN, RNC-OB, Director and Cheryl Larry-Osman, RN, MS, CNM, Director. Their term officially begins on January 1, 2017.
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We are currently seeking new members for the AWHONN 2017 National Committees. By serving on a National Committee, members have the opportunity to contribute their knowledge and experience in an area that will be useful in strengthening and expanding AWHONN. Serving on a National Committee is highly rewarding. It’s an opportunity to learn more about AWHONN and gain a better understanding of national issues, nursing opportunities, healthcare changes, and/or policy issues affecting us as an organization. Applications are currently being accepted to serve on the committees listed below now through October 7, 2016. Selected members will be notified by early December 2016. If you want to make a difference, APPLY TODAY!
AWHONN Members - if you are seeking funding for your research, consider applying for an AWHONN 2017 Research Grant. AWHONN provides research grants to its members to help fund research in the areas of childbearing and newborn nursing, diaper dermatitis/infant skin care, and women’s health nursing. AWHONN also provides funds to support a novice researcher in the same areas of interest.
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AWHONN’s Board of Directors will make TWO scholarships available for AWHONN members to attend the Nurse in Washington Internship (NIWI) program in the Washington, DC area. NIWI provides nurses with the opportunity to learn how to influence health care through the legislative process. This three-day conference will energize and prepare attendees to become actively involved in the health policy process at the local, state and national levels.
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