Fellow, American Academy of Nursing (1996)

Distinguished Alumna Award, University of Louisville School of Nursing (1995)

Search for Excellence Award, Kentucky Nurses Association (1994)

Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Service, KY Federation of Business & Professional Women's Clubs (1991)

Excellence in Caring Award, Kentucky Nurse Day Committee (1991)

Medical Surgical Nurse of the Year Award, Council on Medical-Surgical Nursing - American Nurses' Association (1990)

Hoechst-Roussel Pharmaceutical's Clinical Excellence Award (1989)

Kentucky Nurses' Association Council on Medical-Surgical Nursing Outstanding Practitioner Award (1989)

Graduate Student Award for Scholarship, Leadership and Service to the School of Nursing and the Nursing Profession, University of Louisville (1988)

Nursing Excellence Award, Greater Louisville Association of Diabetes Educators (1986)

Clinical Excellence Award, Zeta Beta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau (1985)

Woman of Achievement, Plainview / Hurstbourne Business & Professional Women's Club (1985)

Service Award, Health Focus, Louisville, Kentucky

Nurse of the Month, Medical Personnel Pool, Inc., Memphis, Tennessee

Academic Scholarship, Clairol Foundation through the Business & Professional Women's Organization

Academic Scholarship, Kiwanis International

Honor Society, Elmhurst College

Sigma Theta Tau, International Nursing Honor Society