2018 Award Recipients
Each year during the AADE Annual Meeting & Exhibition, we recognize excellence in diabetes education and service to the association and the larger diabetes community. AADE offers a variety of awards to celebrate those individuals who have gone above and beyond.
Lifetime Achievement Award recipient:
R. Keith Campbell, RPh, FASHP, CDE, FAADE
Recognizes an individual who exemplifies the proud history of diabetes education and serves as extraordinary role model. A $1,000 donation is made to the AADE Foundation in honor of the recipient.
Allene Van Son Distinguished Service Award:
Malinda Peeples, RN, MS, CDE
Recognizes outstanding contributions and service to this association in honor of the first AADE President. A $1,000 donation is made to the AADE Foundation in honor of the recipient.
Strategic Initiative Award:
Jasmine Gonzalvo, PharmD, BCPS, BC-ADM, CDE, LDE
This award recognizes a member whose work reinforces AADE's Strategic Goals in Diversity or New Models of Care to achieve the outcomes inspired by AADE's mission and vision. The recipient receives a one-year AADE membership and complimentary registration to the AADE Annual Conference.
Diabetes Educator of the Year Award:
Jane K. Dickinson, RN, PhD, CDE
Honors a diabetes educator who has made a special contribution to the field through dedication, innovation and sensitivity in patient care. This award is given for the next consecutive year. The recipient receives an award of $5,000 towards the delivery of educational programs.
Rising Star Award:
Melanie L. Duran, RN, BSN, CDE
Clipper F. Young, PharmD, MPH, CDE, BC-ADM
This award recognizes a diabetes educator who has less than three years of diabetes education experience and has demonstrated leadership and commitment in their practice. The recipient receives a one-year AADE membership and complimentary registration to the AADE Annual Conference.
AADE/Children with Diabetes - Friends for Life Fellowship Program:
Nicholas J. Messinger, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, CDE, BC-ADM
Kristen N. Schroeder, BSN-RN, CHES, CDE
The AADE member who is selected for this award will attend the Children with Diabetes - Friends for Life program in Orlando. The five-day conference will offer the recipient an opportunity to participate in the program, interact with families, program faculty, and association leaders.