Recognition & Awards
Professional Council Awards
A 16th century seer, Nostradamus has long been portrayed as someone who could see into the future. This award will be given annually to an individual or organization that, through forethought and vision, recognizes and promotes the contributions of advanced practitioners in nephrology.
TIM POOLE MEMORIAL AWARD
This award was established in honor of Tim Poole, PAC, who passed away in 2008. Tim was an exceptional clinician and incredible human being who dedicated his life to the care and well-being of CKD patients and their families. The Tim Poole Memorial Award will be given to a CAP member who follows in Tim’s footsteps and demonstrates the qualities that made him so outstanding.
ROBERT W. WHITLOCK LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
The CNSW Lifetime Achievement Award is named in honor of Robert W. Whitlock, MSSW, MHA, LCSW, Director of the Missouri Kidney Program (MoKP), a leader in the kidney community, who passed away in 2008. Bob was a dedicated nephrology social worker and an outstanding contributor to research, teaching and clinical practice in nephrology social work.
This year, CNSW will present the Merit Award to two recipients, Jessica Zeman, APSW, MSW, NSW-C, and Julie Raether, LICSW.