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Awards and Honors

Awards and Honors

Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. 


Faith Andrews Research Fellowship in Shaker Culture, Winterthur Museum, Library and Gardens. 


Visiting Research Scientist Nursing and Indigenous Knowledge Northwest University, Mafikeng, South Africa. Funded Medical Research Council of South Africa.


Carrier of the Five Arrows of Hiawatha. (The Story of the Peacemaker) Bestowed by Wisdom Keeper Mrs. Cecilia Mitchell (Mohawk Nation and Iroquois Confederacy), Akwesasne, New York.


Faculty Advisor Award East Carolina University College of Nursing Graduate Student Organization.


Lavinia Dock Award for Exemplary Historical Research and Writing – 

Book Publication, American Association for the History of Nursing – Herbal Diplomats.



Gillette Nursing Summit Integrative Nursing Leadership - Invited Participant

Published: Altern Ther Health Med. 2003; 9 (1 Suppl): 3A-10A.

1981 - 1983

Professional Dancer - First Company Sachiyo Ito Dance Co. and Musicians (Denishawn Trained since Age 7)


Dance Award

Northfield Mount Hermon School Dance Company

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Winterthur Shaker Exhibit 

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Visiting Research Scientist

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Carrier Five Arrows of Hiawatha

Herbal Diplomats was awarded the 2005 Lavinia L. Dock Award for Exemplary Historical Research and Writing. ​

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Sachiyo Ito Dance Co. and Musicians

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