Sarah A. Wilson, PhD, RN and Barbara J. Daley, PhD, RN were selected as the third annual recipients of the 2000 Edna Stilwell Writing Award for their article, "Family Perspectives on Dying in Long-Term Care Settings," which was published in the November 1 999 issue of the Journal of Gerontological Nursing. Dr. Wilson is Associate Professor at Marquette University, College of Nursing, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Dr. Daley is Assistant Professor, Department of Administrative Leadership, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, School of Education.
Kathleen C. Buckwalter, RN, PhD, FAAN (left) presenting the Award to Sarah A. Wilson, PhD1 RN.
Kathleen C. Buckwalter, RN, PhD, FAAN presented Dr. Wilson with a plaque and a $250 cash prize at the Annual Board Meeting, which was held in Washington, DC on Monday, November 20, 2000. Dr. Daley was unable to attend the meeting, but was also awarded a plaque and a $250 cash prize.
This Award has been established by SLACK Incorporated, publisher of the Journal, in recognition of the contribution of Edna M. Stilwell, PhD, RN, C as Editor of the Journal from 1974 to 1997. The purpose of the Award is to continue Stilwell's tradition of mentoring and recognizing authors in the field of gerontologicai nursing.
All authors published in the Journal are eligible for this Award given to the author of the best article published each year. Entrants do not submit manuscripts for the Award; they are nominated by Editorial Board Members and Review Panel Members during blind review and selected by a committee. All manuscripts published from September 2000 through September 2001 are eligible for the 2001 Award. The Award will be presented at the Gerontological Society of America annual meeting in Chicago, Illinois, in November.