A quintet of Australia’s leading nurse researchers have been formally inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma) International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame at the 32nd International Nursing Research Congress.
Australia was strongly represented with five of the 20 inductees hailing from our shores whilst Canada, Taiwan, the United Kingdom, and the United States all had nurse researchers honoured.
The Australian inductees into the 2021 Sigma International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame were:
- Dr Ann Bonner MACN: Professor, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith University
- Professor Raymond Chan FACN: Professor of Cancer Nursing, Queensland University of Technology and Metro South Health
- Dr Alison Hutchinson: Professor, Deakin University.
- Professor Debra Jackson AO FACN: Professor of Nursing, University of Sydney
- Professor Jane Phillips FACN: Professor, University of Technology Sydney.
“I am absolutely thrilled to be acknowledged amongst my esteemed colleagues,” said ACN Fellow and 2021 International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame Inductee Professor Raymond Chan MACN.
“To me, a significant recognition like this provides a platform for us to promote our profession and the contribution of nurses and research.”
The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) congratulates all the 2021 inductees.
You can full the view list of inductees and their biographies on the Sigma website.