2016 Alumni Award Recipients

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Early Career Achievement in Health Professions Alumna
Lisa Mische Lawson, PhD'06, CTRS - view bio
Associate Professor
Director, KU Sensory Enhanced Aquatics
University of Kansas School of Health Professions  


Distinguished Health Professions Alumna
Kathlyn L. Reed, PhD, OT'64, OTR, FAOTA, MLIS - view bio
Associate Professor Emeritus
Texas Woman's University 


Early Career Achievement in Medicine Alumna
Jana K. Zaudke, MD'06, MA - view bio
Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine
Assistant Dean, Student Affairs
Director, Ralph Major Academic Society
Assistant Clerkship Director, Family Medicine
Director, Interprofessional Education, Family Medicine
University of Kansas School of Medicine   


Honorary Medical Alumnus 
Paul Terranova, PhD - view bio
Professor Emeritus, Molecular and Integrative Physiology and Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vice Chancellor Emeritus
University of Kansas Medical Center   


Distinguished Medical Alumnus
Curtis C. Harris, MD'69 - view bio
Chief, Laboratory of Human Carcinogenesis
National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute 


Early Career Achievement in Nursing Alumna 
Heather V. Nelson-Brantley, PhD'16, BSN'11, RN, CCRN-K - view bio
Clinical Instructor
Jonas Nurse Leader Scholar
University of Kansas School of Nursing  


Honorary Nursing Alumna 
Melanie H. Simpson, PhD, RN-BC, OCN, CHPN, CPE - view bio
Team Coordinator, Pain Management
The University of Kansas Hospital 


Distinguished Nursing Alumna 
Sarah A. Thompson, PhD'96, MSN'92, RN, FAAN - view bio
Dean and Professor
University of Colorado College of Nursing  

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