D Magazine's Excellence in Nursing 2024 Awards

March 12, 2024

Baylor University’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) is honored to have two of its esteemed faculty members celebrated as D Magazine’s 2024 Excellence in Nursing award winners to include:  Dr. Janice Edmonson, DNP, MSN-CNS, APRN, CNE, Clinical Assistant Professor and Dr. Adrianne R. Duvall-Ingram, DNP, APRN, CNEcl, FNP-BC, Harris and Anne Clark FastBacc® Endowed Professor, FastBacc® Coordinator, Clinical Assistant Professor.

This year’s celebration was held on February 28, 2024 at On The Levee in Dallas to honor all the award winners from Dallas-area hospitals, nursing organizations and doctors’ offices. They were also highlighted in the March issue of D Magazine and acknowledged in multiple special events at the nursing school this month. 

In previous years, D Magazine’s Excellence in Nursing award recipients from the LHSON have included: 

  • (2022), Education/Research category, Eva Anderson
  • (2020), Education/Research category, Jeanne Carey, Dr. Cheryl Tucker and Dr. Kelly Rossler and Leadership category, Dr. Kathryn Osteen
  • (2019), Education/Research category, Dr. Rebecca Puchkors
  • (2017), Nursing category, Dr. Lyn Prater
  • (2014), Neonatal Nursing category, Dr. Cheryl Riley and Nurse Practitioner category, Dr. Lori Spies
  • (2013), Leadership category, Dr. Dora Bradley

“Exemplifying our school motto, Learn.Lead.Serve.® these distinguished faculty members are a shining example of a Baylor nurse and the special calling to serve others,” said Dean Linda Plank, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, LHSON. “Together we prepare our nursing students through the integration of faith and excellent academics.”

As stated by D Magazine, “There are jobs, and then there are callings. Some people are just born with the gift of caregiving and through their gifts, they make our city a better place to live. D Magazine’s annual Excellence in Nursing Awards is the perfect opportunity to publicly recognize a nurse you see healing North Texas with skill and spirit.”