|2013||Awarded an Australian Office of Learning and Teaching Citation for outstanding contribution to student learning – The development of ICT materials and community involvement to foster engagement, learning and enquiry in a stigmatised discipline of nursing – aged care.|
|2012||Dean of Science commendation for teaching a BN course subject NRS375 Health Optimisation 1: Gerontic Nursing Care.|
|2012||Most Passionate Lecturer – awarded by the graduating students.|
|2010||The Uni Jobs Lecturer of the Year Awards.
Voted by students to be in the top ten university lecturers at CSU.
|2007||Awarded life time membership of the Hunter Wound Interest Group for my contribution to the formation and development of the group.|
|2006||Try Hard Award – awarded by clinical staff at Baptist Community Services (Warrabrook) for my success in building an effective clinical team in a previously dysfunctional unit.|
|1997||More Valued Than You Know – a poem written by the Deputy Director of Nursing, Allandale Aged Care Facility, to articulate gratitude for the education and the support of staff as they navigated through a change in the model of aged care.|
|1996||Citation for maintaining staff morale at Allandale Aged Care Facility which was undergoing substantial change; awarded by the 14 Nursing Unit Managers.|