2022 NAO Award Winners

The UW–Madison Nurses Alumni Organization is proud to announce the 2022 NAO Award Winners. Jean Johnson, MS’78, PhD, RN, FAAN, has been selected as the 2022 Distinguished Achievement Award recipient, and Zhiyuan “Effy” Yu ’15, PhD’19, Cert’19, has earned the 2022 Outstanding Badger Nurse Award.

2021 NAO Award Winners

The University of Wisconsin–Madison Nurses Alumni Organization (UW NAO) is proud to announce the 2021 NAO Alumni Awards recipients. Linda Kautza Procci ’72, MSN’74, PhD has received the 2021 Distinguished Achievement Award, and Emily Hansen Schumacher ’10, DNP’18, has received the 2021 Outstanding Badger Nurse Award.

2019 NAO Award Winners

The UW Nurses Alumni Organization (NAO) salutes alumni each year who have made significant contributions to the nursing profession. The most recent winners—Nancy Kaufman ’71, who received the Distinguished Achievement Award, and Jessica Kendall ‘14, who received the Outstanding Badger Nursing Award—both give their time and talent to the School and are members of NAO and the Badger Nurse Network.