Honorary Fellows

Each year, by awarding honorary fellowship, the Academy recognizes individuals in honor of their extraordinary contributions to nursing and health who are not eligible for membership of a regular fellow. Learn about the Honorary Fellow Selection Process

2020 Honorary Fellows
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Honorary Academy Fellows

  • Annette Sobel, MD, MS
  • Barbara Mikulski, MSW, FAAN
  • Barbara Safriet
  • Barbara & Donald Jonas
  • Bonnie & Mark Barnes, BA, FAAN
  • Carolyn M. Clancy, MD, FAAN
  • Carroll Estes, PhD, FAAN
  • Cheryl Sullivan, MSES, CAE, FAAN
  • Corinne Rieder, EdD, FAAN
  • Daniel B. Oerther, PhD, MS, FAAN
  • Denise Polit, PhD, FAAN
  • Dennis O'Leary, MD, FAAN
  • Diane J. Skiba, PhD, FACMI, FAAN
  • Don Detmer, MD, FACMI, FAAN
  • Donna Shalala, PhD, FAAN
  • Doris Merritt, MD, FAAN
  • Dorothy Ozimek, EdD, RN, FAAN
  • Ed O'Neil, PhD, MPA, FAAN
  • Edward Salsberg, MPA, FAAN
  • Elizabeth Tornquist, MA, FAAN
  • Fitzhugh Mullan, MD
  • George E. Thibault, MD, FAAN
  • Geraldine Padilla, PhD, FAAN
  • Jack Needleman, PhD, FAAN
  • Joanne Spetz, PhD, FAAN
  • Joan Stout, DST, BSN, FAAN
  • John R. Lumpkin, MD, MPH
  • John Rother, JD, FAAN
  • John Rowe, MD, FAAN
  • Jo Ivey Boufford, MD, FAAN
  • Kathleen Knafl, PhD, FAAN
  • Kenneth I. Shine, MD
  • Ladislav Volicer, MD, PhD, FAAN, FGSA
  • Laura N. Gitlin, PhD
  • Lorina Marshall-Blake, PhD (hon), MGA, FAAN
  • Louis Stokes, LLD, FAAN
  • Louise Woerner, MBA, FAAN
  • Maricel Manfredi, FAAN
  • Marilyn Goldwater, RN, FAAN
  • Marion Ball, EdD, FAAN
  • Martin A. Dornbaum, MS, FAAN
  • Mary Dickow, MPA, FAAN
  • Millicent Gorham, PhD (Hon), MBA, FAAN
  • Nancy Dunton, PhD, FAAN
  • Patricia Pittman, PhD, FAAN
  • Patrick DeLeon, PhD, JD, MPH, FAAN
  • Patrick McNees, PhD, FAAN
  • Peri Rosenfeld, PhD
  • Peter Pronovost, MD, PhD, FCCM, FAAN
  • Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, MBA, FAAN
  • Robert Mosbacher, JD, FAAN
  • Sandra Funk, PhD, FAAN
  • Sarah Gomez Erlach, RN, MPH, Retired FAAN
  • Sharon K. Inouye, MD, MPH, FAAN
  • Thomas Knapp, EdD, FAAN
  • Tine Hansen-Turton, JD, MGA, FCPP, FAAN
  • Winifred Yvonne Carson-Smith, AB, JD, FAAN
  • Yvette Perry Conley, PhD, FAAN