Research Award recognizes the work done by a nursing professional who specializes in Multiple Sclerosis which adds to the body of knowledge about Multiple Sclerosis Nursing. Research can consist of case studies, data collection, chart review, epidemiologic analysis, a controlled trial or a comprehensive literature review. The award is presented annually to candidates who are nominated for this honor and who are deemed eligible for this recognition.

AWARD CRITERIA:

• Share information on research activities to all organizations involved in Multiple Sclerosis
• Support Multiple Sclerosis nursing research, basic research, and clinical trials



* The award will be presented at the IOMSN Dinner at the CMSC Annual Meeting.

CURRENT AWARDEE:
Hala Darwish

HALA DARWISH, PhD, MSN, BSN, MSCS
American University of Beirut Medical Center
Beirut, Lebanon
2017

PAST AWARDEES:
HEIDI MALONI, PhD, ANP-BC, CNRN, MSCN
National Clinical Nursing Director
Washington DC VA Medical Center
Washington, DC (USA)
Aliza Ben-Zacharia, DrNP, ANP-BC, MSCN
Nurse Practitioner
Corinne Goldsmith Dickinson Center for MS at
Mount Sinai
New York, NY (USA)
Mary Filipi, PhD, RN, FNP-C
Clinical Research Nurse / Nurse Practitioner
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE (USA)

Gina Remington, RN, BSN, MSCN
Senior Research Nurse
UT Southwestern Medical Center of Dallas Multiple
Sclerosis Center
Dallas, TX (USA)
Marijean Buhse, PhD, RN, NP-C, MSCN
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY (USA)
Cira Fraser, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC
Monmouth University
West Long Branch, NJ (USA)
Lori Mayer, RN, MSN, MSCN, CCRP
Director Medical Research Services
Central Texas Neurology Consultants
MS Clinic of Central Texas
Round Rock, TX (USA)

Linda Moore, EdD, APRN, BC(ANP/GNP), MSCN
MS Center of the Carolinas Healthcare System
Charlotte, NC (USA)
Elsie Gulick, PhD, FAAN
New Jersey (USA)
Alexa Stuifbergen, PhD, RN, FAAN
The University of Texas at Austin
School of Nursing
Austin, TX (USA)