Awards

2019

  • Maria Pulkkinen: Award for the best poster, 9th EORNA Congress, Hague, Netherlands 16.-19.5.2019.

2018

  • Riitta Mieronkoski: Award for the best oral presentation, XV kansallinen hoitotieteellinen konferenssi, Vaasa 26.–27.9.2018
  • Maija Kaapo: Award for the best poster, XV kansallinen hoitotieteellinen konferenssi, Vaasa 26.–27.9.2018
  • Heidi Parisod: Doctoral dissertation approved with distinction, A health game as an intervention to support tobacco-related health literacy among early adolescents

 2014

  • Mervi Flinkman: Doctoral dissertation approved with distinction, Young Registered Nurses’ Intent to Leave the Profession in Finland – A Mixed-Method Study
  • Heidi Parisod: 3rd place in the best poster award, Nordic Conference on Advances in Health Care Science Research, Turku 12.-13.11.2014

2013

  • Heidi Parisod: 3rd place in Inspire category, Apps4Finland (Asthma self-care application)
  • Heidi Parisod: Best consumer-centric concept in the field of mobile health, Taltioni Codefest (Asthma self-care application)

 2012

  • Sanna Salanterä: Award of the Educational Material 2012, for developing the Empowering Patient Education study module, by the Faculty of Medicine, University of Turku

 2010

  • Anna Axelin: Doctoral dissertation approved with distinction, Parents as pain killers in the pain management of preterm infants
  • Sanna Salanterä: Innovation of the year 2010 (for Sanna Salanterä and IKITIK-consortium), Turku Chamber of Commerce

2007

  • Sanna Salanterä: Third Award in the 2007 Medical Challenge, Cincinnati Medical Center, USA (Classifying Clinical Free Text Using Natural Language Processing, together with Salakoski research group)

 2006

  • Sanna Salanterä: Award of Best Course of the Year 2005-2006, by the students and the students’ association Adaptus, “Multiprofessional Pain Care”, University of Turku

 2005

  • Sanna Salanterä: Teacher of the Year 2005 at the department of Nursing Science, University of Turku
  • Sanna Salanterä: Award of Best Educational Material 2005, for developing the internet based research methodology course, given by the Faculty of Medicine University of Turku

 2004

  • Sanna Salanterä: Teacher of the Year 2004 by the students and the students’ association Adaptus at the department of Nursing Science, University of Turku

 2002

  • Sanna Salanterä: Worker of the semester at Department of Nursing Science, University of Turku

 2000

  • Sanna Salanterä: Recognition award for a specially merited nurse, Kyllikki Pohjola memorial fund, Finnish Nurses Association
  • Sanna Salanterä: Visiting Northern Scholar Award, University of Edinburgh
  • Sanna Salanterä: Incentive bonus award for developing clinical care of patients in pain, Pain Sisters –project, Mundipharma Stipendium, Finnish Association for the Study of Pain

 1999

  • Sanna Salanterä: The annual succeeder 1999 award, incentive bonus award to the “PainSisters” group (60 nurses), Turku University Hospital