The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) is proud to reveal the exceptional nurse leaders who have been awarded Distinguished Life Fellowship and Fellowship of ACN in 2021.
Distinguished Life Fellowship (DLF) is awarded to current Fellows who have shown outstanding achievements and ongoing contributions to ACN and the nursing profession. We congratulate Associate Professor Julienne Onley FACN (DLF) on receiving the prestigious honour this year.
Fellowship of ACN is a prestigious member status bestowed upon nurses in recognition of significant professional achievement. 17 nurse leaders from across the country have been appointed as new Fellows of ACN in 2021. The full list of nurses can be found below.
Stay tuned for profiles of the nurse leaders on Facebook and LinkedIn in the coming weeks to learn more about their inspirational careers and achievements. Members of ACN will also be able to read all about the new Distinguished Life Fellow and Fellows in the Summer edition of our quarterly Hive Magazine.
2021 ACN Distinguished Life Fellow
- Associate Professor Julienne Onley FACN (DLF)
2021 ACN Fellows
- Dr Odette Best FACN
- Professor Leanne Boyd FACN
- Marina Buchanan-Grey FACN
- Linda Davidson FACN
- Professor Clint Douglas FACN
- Kitty Hutchison FACN
- Dr Samantha Jakimowicz FACN
- Rebecca Jedwab FACN
- Dr Sara Karacsony FACN
- Heather Keighley FACN
- Adjunct Professor Greg Rickard OAM FACN
- Professor Michael Roche FACN
- Angela Ryan FACN
- Mark Staaf FACN
- Professor Fiona Stoker FACN
- Claudia Virdun FACN
- Professor Lisa Whitehead FACN