Magna Cum Laude, University of Cincinnati, 1976
Who’s Who In American Nursing, 1984, 1986,1988 editions
Nominated for Barbour Award, 1985
University of Cincinnati Research Council’s Award for Poster Presentation: “Innovative
Strategies to Combat D.R.G.’s in the Neonatal Population”, at N.A.A.C.O.G.
Convention, New Orleans, Louisiana, June, 1985
High Merit Award, University of Cincinnati, 1986,1987
Nominated for Cohen Award, 1986,1987,1990
Recognized as “Making a Difference for Students”, U.C. Recognition Day, June, 1986
NAACOG Purdue Frederick Fellowship for 1987
University of Cincinnati Research Council’s Award for Poster Presentation: “Promotion of
Family Centered Care in the NICU: A Holistic Cultural Approach”, at A.C.C.H.,
Halifax, Nova Scotia, May, 1987.
Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship Grant, 1987-88 for completion of Doctoral Studies
1988 Runner Up for the Ohio March of Dimes Nurse of the Year
“Neonatal Surgery: A Nursing Perspective”, Kenner, C., Harjo, J., & Brueggemeyer, A.
American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year, 1988
1989 Ohio March of Dimes Nurse of the Year
University of Cincinnati Research Council’s Award for Research Paper Presentation:
“Parent Transition from the NICU to Home”, at International Congress of Nursing,
Seoul, Korea, May, 1989
Who’s Who In American Women Executives, 1989
Two Thousand Notable American Women, 1989, 1995
International Directory of Distinguished Leadership, 1989
Dictionary of International Biography, 1989
Tenure, University of Cincinnati, 1989
Center Fellow for the March of Dimes Summer Nursing Research Institute, University of
Pennsylvania, June, 1991-1993
The Society of Young American Professionals, 1991
University of Cincinnati, Award for Excellence in Nursing, 1991
Who’s Who Among Human Services Professionals, 1991
The World Who’s Who of Women, 1991, 1993, 1997
“Maternal, Neonatal, and Women’s Health”, Cohen, S., Kenner, C., & Hollingsworth, A.
American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year, 1992.
University of Cincinnati Award for Excellence in Nursing for Rabinowitz Funding, 1992
University of Cincinnati Award for Excellence in Nursing Research, 1992
Distinguished Service Award, National Association of Neonatal Nurses, September 26,1992
Nominated for Distinguished Researcher Award for the University of Cincinnati, Autumn, 1993
Who’s Who in America in the Midwest, 24th edition, 1994, 25th ed. 1995, 1997
International Woman of the Year, 1992-93 (several selected throughout world)
“Comprehensive Neonatal Nursing Care: A Physiologic Perspective”, Kenner, C.,
Brueggemeyer, A., & Gunderson, L.P.: American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year, 1993.
“Comprehensive Neonatal Nursing Care: A Physiologic Perspective”, Kenner, C.,
Brueggemeyer, A., & Gunderson, L.P.: Association of American Publishers Award, 1994.
Who’s Who of Women, 13th ed., 1994
American Academy of Nursing, August, 1994
NCC NICU Nurse of the Year, September, 1994
Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998
International Who’s Who of Professionals, 1995, 2004
Nominated for American Nurses Foundation Distinguished Contribution to Nursing Science Award, 1996
Merit Award, University of Cincinnati, 1996, 1997
1996 Faculty Achievement Award, University of Cincinnati
Midwest Nurses Research Society “Honor a Researcher” Award, 1998
Distinguished Alumnae of Milford High School, 1998
“Protocols in Neonatal Nursing”, Kenner, C., Amlung, S., & Flandermeyer, A. American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year, 1998
International Who’s Who of Professional & Business Women, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002
Who’s Who in America, 54th ed., 1999, Millennium Edition, 2000
1999 Distinguished Nurse Educator Award, College of Mt. St. Joseph, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1999
2000-2001 Distinguished Writer, Sigma Theta Tau International, 1999
Dictionary of International Biography, 28th Ed., 2000.
International Who’s Who of Information Technology, 2000.
Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, 2000.
Mentor, in the Chiron Program, Sigma Theta Tau: The Mentor-Fellow Forum, 2001, fellow is Lisa Dreyer.
International Executive Guild, 2001
Graduate Faculty, Member, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2001
Nursing Leadership Award, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, 2001
Distinguished Leader Award, National Association of Neonatal Nurses, 2001
“Grantwriting Tips”. Kenner, C., & Walden, M. American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year, 2002.
Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals, 2002, 2003, 2004
Who’s Who in Historical Society, 2002
Center Fellow, Health Policy Institute, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, Funded by Helene Fuld, 2002
AcademicKeys Who’s Who in Health Sciences Education, 2003
Kenner, C., & Lott, J.W. “Comprehensive Neonatal Nursing: A Physiologic Perspective”, 3rd. ed.
American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year, 2004
Tenure, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, College of Nursing, March, 2004.
International Who’s Who Historical Society, July, 2004.
Manchester Who’s Who Among Executive and Professional Women in Nursing and Healthcare, February, 2005.
United Who’s Who Registry, April, 2005
Empire Who’s Who of Women in Education, 2005/2006
AcademicKeys Who’s Who in Health Sciences Education, 2005
Biltmore Who’s Who Among Executives and Professional Women, 2006
America’s Who’s Who Registry, 2006-2007
Byliners Award, Association of Women in Communication, 2006
Leadership Oklahoma City, Class XXV, May, 2006-May, 2007
Journal Record 50 Women of the Year, 2006, 2007, 2008
Journal Record Circle of Excellence, 2008
Distinguished Alumna Award, Indiana University School of Nursing, 2007
Who’s Who Among American Teachers & Educators, 2007
Award of Excellence in Education, The Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal
Nurses (AWHONN), 2007
Montclair’s Who’s Who in Healthcare, 2008-09
Oxford Roundtable Participant on “Women’s Rights and Leadership: Regaining the Momentum”,
Oxford University, Oxford, England, July, 2007.
Finkelman, A., & Kenner, C. “Teaching the IOM” won an award for editing, design, integration,
quality of content from the Society for Technical Communication, 2007.
Excellence in Education Award, Society of Pediatric Nursing, 2008.
Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University “Women and Power: Leadership in a New World,” Boston, MA, May, 2008.
Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) Neonatal Nursing Forum Mentorship Award, Washington DC, June, 2008.
Sloan Scholar, Workforce Issues, September, 2008 to 2011.
University of Cincinnati College of Nursing Distinguished Alumni Award, May, 2009.
Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy Professional Award, March, 2009.
Oklahoma Nurses Association Nightingale Award of Excellence, October 29, 2009.
Institute of Oklahoma Nursing Education (IONE) Distinguish Service Leadership Award, November, 2009.
Tenure, Northeastern University, January, 2010.
Stan and Mavis Gravens Leadership Award for Outstanding Contributions to Enhancing the
Physical and Developmental Environment for High Risk Infants and their Families,
The 23rd Annual Gravens Conference on the Physical and Developmental Environment of
the High Risk Infants and their Families, Sand Key, FL, February, 2010.
Finkelman, A., & Kenner, C. “Teaching the IOM” won an award for merit from The Society for
Technical Communication, Washington, DC Chapter, 2011.
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing 2011 Audrey Hepburn Award for
Contributions to the Health and Welfare of Children, Grapevine, TX, October, 2011.
March of Dimes Certificate of Appreciation, 2011, Boston, MA, November, 2011.
Kenner, C., & McGrath, J. “Developmental Care of Newborns & Infants: A Guide for Health
Professionals” 2nd ed. won the 2011 American Journal of Nursing (AJN) Book of the Year
Award., January, 2012.
Kenner, C. Fellow in the Institute on Urban Health Research, Northeastern University, Boston,
MA, October, 2012.
Finkelman, A., & Kenner, C. (2012). “Teaching the IOM” won an a 2012 AJN Book of the Year Award, January, 2013.
National Academies of Practice (NAP). (2013). Distinguished Scholar and Fellow. Alexandria, VA, April, 2013.
Indiana University School of Nursing’s Top 100 Alumni Legacy Leaders. Indianapolis, IN, May, 2014.
National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN). (2014). Lifetime Achievement Award. Phoenix, AZ, September, 2014.
Alpha Lambda Delta, 1973
Sigma Theta Tau, 1975
Pi Lambda Theta, 1983
American Academy of Nursing, 1994