2008 Named a Pioneer in Nursing Informatics by the Nursing Informatics Working Group (NI-WG) of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA).

1999 Sigma Theta Tau International Recognition of distinguished service as member of Region 4 Electronic Communications Committee

1997 Midwest Nursing Research Society award for development of the NurseRes listserv forum.

1997 Delta Xi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau award for Excellence in Use of Informatics Technology in the dissemination of nursing knowledge.

1995 Kent State University College of Education Award for Leadership, Scholarship & Service.