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International Association of Forensic Nurses Announces their 2007 Award Winners
Date:11/27/2007

ARNOLD, Md., Nov. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Association of Forensic Nurses just had their most successful Scientific Assembly in its history!

The 15th Annual Scientific Assembly was held in Salt Lake City, Utah October 17-20, 2007 with the title of this year's conference, "Imagine a World Without Violence". IAFN President Susan Chasson states, "As first responders we see the immediate impact on the lives of men, women and children who are victims of violence and as nurses in clinical settings we understand the lifelong costs violence has on the health of individuals. We want the members of IAFN to go back to their communities with strategies to stop the problem before it begins." Conference speakers included Victor Vieth who spoke about ending child abuse and Larry Cohen of the Prevention Institute who discussed primary prevention of violence against women.

To celebrate, the IAFN Awards Ceremony was held on Saturday, October 20th. Kathleen Sekula, who has brought forensic nurses and nursing students into an interdisciplinary group of forensic investigators, attorneys, epidemiologists, physicians, and pathologists at the Wecht Institute at Duquesne University, was awarded the most prestigious Virginia Lynch Pioneer Award in Forensic Nursing. Other award winners include Patricia A. Crane, an Assistant Professor at the University of Texas Medical branch Galveston School of Nursing who also performs clinical forensic examinations with Child Abuse and Forensic Services in Beaumont, Texas. Dr. Crane was awarded the Distinguished Fellow Award. Dr. R. K. Gorea, Professor and head of the Department of Forensic Medicine, Gian Sagar medical College, Ran Nagar, in Patiala, Punjab, India was awarded the IAFN Vision Award for demonstrating consistent leadership in support of the IAFN and the practice of forensic nursing through his numerous endeavors. Donna, K Hathaway, PhD, Professor and Dean of the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee was awarded the IAFN Patron Award who is also widely recognized for her contributions to nursing research and academia. Valerie Sievers was awarded the first IAFN Service Award because she has gone above and beyond the call of volunteerism for the betterment of IAFN and the Forensic Nursing field. Lastly, Rachel Boersma, Dianne Fuller, Cathy Carter-Snell and Joyce Williams were all awarded the IAFN Achievement Award for their individual significant contributions made in the advancement of the scientific practice of Forensic Nursing through research and publications.

IAFN's 2008 Scientific Assembly will be held September 17 - 20, 2008 in Dallas, TX.

The International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN) is a professional association for Registered Nurses and all professionals interested in the field of forensic nursing. IAFN's mission is to provide leadership in forensic nursing practice by developing, promoting, and disseminating information internationally. For more information about IAFN visit the website at: http://www.iafn.org or contact the home office at 410.626.7805.


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