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Honors and Awards to KUCTT Staff

2001 First Place Poster Award, Telemedicine in a rural jail population. American Telemedicine Association Conference: An award across 75 posters given for a poster session in which Dr. Nelson described KUCTT’s telepsychiatry services to a rural Kansas’ jail.
2004 Fellow, NIH Summer Institute on Randomized Clinical Trials Clinical Trials. Dr. Nelson was selected from hundreds of applicants to attend a two-week course sponsored by the NIH to develop clinical trial research skills among promising young PhD and MD researchers.
2007 New Investigator Awardee, NIH National Institute of Mental Health’s Mental Health Services conference: Dr. Nelson was selected for this highly competitive training experience and poster presentation. The awardees participated in a career development workshop with leading mental health services researchers and received project-specific advice concerning their poster presentation.
2008 Fellow, NIH Summer Institute on Cross Systems Research. Dr. Nelson was selected from over 200 applicants to present her concept paper and receive feedback from national cross system researchers. The institute addressed conceptual, methodological, and practical issues involved in planning and carrying out cross-systems health services research.
2010 Fellow, Georgetown University, Leadership Academy on Addressing Disparities in Mental Health Care. Dr. Nelson was selected for this competitive leadership training sponsored by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The trainees participated in career development and leadership training to enhance leadership potential across systems.
2012 American Telemedicine Association Telemental Health Special Interest Group, Outstanding Service Award This award reflects service through the special interest group, including leadership developing national telemental health guidelines, leadership with highly rated annual telemental health workshops, and mentorship to new group members who are starting telemental health practice and/or training.
2013 Fellow, National Institute for Health (NIH) mHealth Summer Training Institute. Dr. Nelson was selected for this highly competitive training program designed to prepare researchers in emerging mHealth research strategies and build teams with strong partnerships across health researchers, clinicians, engineers/systems experts, and community engagement leaders. The prestigious fellowship fosters mHealth innovations and funded mHealth research programs, with only approximately 1 in 10 applicants selected to attend.
2013 Chair’s Award, KU Pediatrics, Excellence in Research. The award reflects advancing KU Pediatrics research through grants, publications, and presentations, as well as supporting other KU Pediatrics faculty in these areas. KU Pediatrics Research Committee has ranked KU Pediatrics faculty on research productivity as part of an incentive system. Across all Pediatrics faculty (tenure and nontenure) and all ranks, I have ranked first across on this metric for the last three years.
2014 Department of Pediatrics, KU Pediatrics and Children’s Mercy Hospital, Faculty Award. Excellence in Service. Recognition award for regional and national service in telemental health and outreach.
2016 KU Pediatrics, Leone Mattioli, MD, Pediatric Faculty Award for Excellence in Research & Scholarship. Recognition award for innovation in research and scholarship.
2018 Telemental Health SIG, American Telemedicine Association, Fellows nominee.

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