Academy of Associate Degree Nursing

Nominations for the 2021 Fellows Cohort are now closed

Academy Mission

The Academy of Associate Degree Nursing (AADN) was established to recognize those individuals who model exemplary dedication to associate degree nursing education and practice, and who have worked as change agents to advance health and education through associate degree nursing.

Forms and Fellows Information

Apply to be an Academy Fellow

Nominate an Honorary Fellow

Audria Denker, DNP, RN, FAADN

Shawn McNamara, EdD, MSN, RN, FAADN

Rhonda Hutton Gann, DNP, RN, FAADN

Hope Moon, DNP, RN, CNS, FAADN

Mary Bolt, EdD, MSN, RN, FAADN *

Rick García, PhD, RN, CCM, FAAOHN, FAADN *

Donna Ignatavicius, MS, RN, CNE, CNEcl, ANEF, FAADN *

Cherie Rebar, PhD, MBA, RN, COI, FAADN *

*Honorary Fellow

Ann Curtis, DNP, RN, FAADN

Denise McEnroe-Petitte, PhD, MSN, BSN, AS, RN, FAADN

Debra Spring, PhD, RN, FAADN

Sandra Walker, EJD, MS, RN, FAADN

Timothy J Nelson, MS, FAADN *

*Honorary Fellow

Janet Fletcher, MSN, RN, FAADN

Pamela Bales, MSN, RN, FAADN

Mariann Harding, PhD, RN, CNE, FAADN

Annette Hutcherson, EdD, MN, CNE, FAADN

Jan Jones-Shenk, DHSc, RN, NEBC, FAAN ,FAADN *

*Honorary Fellow

Dawn Bunting, EdD, MSN, RN, CNE, FAADN

Irene Coons, PhD, RN, CNE, FAADN

Margi Schultz, PhD, MSN, RN, CNE, FAADN

Anna Maria Valdez, PhD, RN, CEN CFRN, CNE, FAEN, FAADN

Harriet McClung, BA, FAADN *

Patricia Porterfield, EdD, RN, FAADN *

Liana Orsolini, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN, FAADN *

*Honorary Fellow

Charles P. Molsbee, EdD, MSN, RN, CNE, FAADN

Tracey J. Siegel, EdD, MSN, RN, CNE, CWN, FAADN

Karin J. Sherrill, MSN, RN, CHSE, CNE, ANEF, FAADN

Timothy J. Bristol, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, FAADN FAAN *

Frances K. Leibfreid, MEd, BSN, RN, FAADN  *

Catherine Miller, EdD, MS, RN, CNE, FAADN *

Sue E. Ochsner, EdD, RN, FAADN *

Sylvia W. Rayfield, MN, RN, CNS, FAADN *

Carolyn Simpson, MSN, RN, FAADN  * (Inducted Posthumously)

*Honorary Fellow

Bobbie B. Anderson, MEd, MN, RN, FAADN

Nancy Berger, MSN, RN, CNE, FAADN

Kelly Gray, DNP, RN, CNE, FAADN

Elizabeth H. Mahaffey, PhD, RN, FAADN

Linda M. Perfetto, MS, RN, CNE, CNOR, FAADN

Mary H. Nifong, MSN, RN, CNE, FAADN

Helen Reid, EdD, RN, CNE, FAADN

Donna Meyer, MSN, RN, ANEF, FAADN *

Virginia Pennington, PhD, RN, FAADN *

Verle Waters-Clark, MSN, RN, FAADN * (Inducted Posthumously)

*Honorary Fellow

Susan Hassmiller PhD, RN, FAAN FAADN *

*Honorary Fellow

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Dear OADN Members, The Academy of Associate Degree Nursing (AADN) was established to recognize those individuals who model exemplary dedication to associate degree nursing education and practice, and who have worked as change agents to advance health and education through associate degree nursing. AADN Academy Applications Academy members are those actively engaged in associate degree nursing […]