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Suzanne Campbell has been designated as one of the first Certified Canadian Simulation Nurse Educators (CCSNE) by the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing. Dr Campbell and her fellow editors were recognized by the American Journal of Nursing (AJN) Book of the Year Awards, earning second place for Core Curriculum for Interdisciplinary Lactation Care.
Elizabeth Saewyc has been named a Sigma Theta Tau Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame Honouree for 2019. Dr Saewyc is the only researcher from Canada among 22 others who will be inducted to the Hall of Fame at the 30th International Nursing Research Congress in Calgary in July.
Vicky Bungay was awarded an Excellence in Advancing Nursing Knowledge and Research Award at the 2018 Nurses and Nurse Practitioners of BC (NNPBC) ceremony on December 17, 2018.

Helen Brown received an Excellence in Nursing Education Award from the NNPBC at the same event.

Also at the NNPBC event to accept their awards were School of Nursing alumni Silvia Nobrega, RN, BScN, BA, MSN (2016) Excellence in Nursing Education; Jacqueline Lum, MN-NP(F) (2011) Excellence in Nursing Practice Award; Jenifer Tabamo, RN, BSN, MSN (2015) Innovation in Nursing Award; and Jessica Kwanxwalaogwa Key, RN (2017) Rising Star Award.

Lillian Hung was awarded 2018 Gobal Qualitative Nursing Research Best Paper Award in the methods category for Using Video-Reflexive Ethnography to Engage Hospital Staff to Improve Dementia Care.
Emily Jenkins, her University of Calgary colleague Rebecca Haines-Saah, and their research partners, including youth representatives, received federal funding for cannabis research to build tools to reduce the potential harms of cannabis use among youth.

Stigma and Resilience Among Vulnerable Youth Centre (SARAVYC) research team members and Dr Elizabeth Saewyc were awarded the Robert H Durant Award for Statistical Rigor and Innovation from the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM). On March 8, 2019 at the SAHM Annual Meeting this award was given for the innovative new SLEPHI method for evaluating population health interventions.

On May 17, 2019 the Public Health Agency of Canada announced that SARAVYC will receive a grant worth almost one million dollars over five years for a project that will help LGBT youth to establish positive and healthy relationships.

Peggy Chinn is a nurse scholar and activist who has pushed boundaries in social justice advocacy and scholarship, including rights of women and children, ethnic and racialized minorities and the LGBTQ community. On May 30, during UBC’s 2019 convocation, she received the degree Doctor of Science, Honoris Causa.