The Application Process

The application window for the 2024 Saha Awards is now open. 

Applications are now open

2024 Saha Awards for Cardiovascular Research and Education

The Saha Cardiovascular Research Center is pleased to announce the application window for the 2024 Saha Awards is now open. The awards are presented annually to individuals who best represent each of the designated categories. The awardees will be honored at the 26th annual Cardiovascular Research Day on September 20, 2024 with a certificate and a $1,000 prize.

Eastern Kentucky Nursing Student Award

University of Kentucky Medical Student Award
 
University of Kentucky Nursing Student Award

Paula Fritz, RN Patient Education Award

Award Categories

  • University of Kentucky Medical Student Award - The eligible student must be currently enrolled in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and must demonstrate an interest in cardiovascular medicine.  
  • University of Kentucky Nursing Student Award - The eligible student must be enrolled in the University of Kentucky Nursing Program and must demonstrate an interest in cardiovascular nursing.    
  • Eastern Kentucky Nursing Student Award - To be eligible for this award, the student can be enrolled in any nursing program but must be training in a medical facility in Eastern Kentucky and must demonstrate an active interest in cardiovascular nursing.   
  • Paula Fritz, RN Patient Education Award - This award is given to a nurse or team of nurses that display creativity and innovation in cardiovascular patient education.  The nurses must be able to describe the new approach to patient education through data gathered before and after implementation along with a summary of outcomes.  You will need to submit a one page summary of the project.      

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Saha Awards Committee Members

Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc, Chair 
Charles Griffith, MD 
Gia Mudd-Martin, PhD, MPH, RN
Debra Moser, D.N.Sc., M.N., R.N., F.A.A.N
Wally Whiteheart, PhD