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Dream-Discover-Deliver Awards

Gather with alumni, faculty, community partners and friends of the College of Nursing and Health Innovation for the Tenth Annual Dream Discover Deliver Awards. Help us celebrate the college’s 60th anniversary and the outstanding contributions Valley leaders have made to nursing and the health care arena in our community.

  • Hors d’oeuvres provided
  • Cash bar
  • Complimentary parking
  • Cocktail attire encouraged
  • RSVP by November 6th


We are pleased to announce the Tenth Annual Dream Discover Deliver Awards will include a special presentation of the inauguraln Kathy Malloch Award for Excellence in Innovation Health Leadership Education to Pamela Thompson, CEO emeritus of the American Organization of Nurse Executives.

Pamela Thompson served 16 years as AONE’s CEO, and as the American Hospital Association’s senior vice president of nursing/chief nursing officer. She has focused her career on strengthening the health care workforce and the redesign of patient care delivery, and has co-authored award-winning research on the retention and turnover of chief nursing officers.

Kathy Malloch, professor of practice in the College of Nursing and Health Innovation, teaches in the DNP and PhD programs, as well as the Executive Fellowship in Innovation Health Leadership. She is also a recognized expert in leadership and development of effective evidence-based processes and systems for patient care. Recipients of this award will demonstrate excellence in mentorship throughout their organization and beyond.


2016 Recipients

Alumni Achievement Award

  • Charlotte Thrall, CONHI

Student Achievement Award

  • Amina Aden, CONHI

Philanthropy Award (Innovation Leadership Fund):

  • Katherine Kenny, Director, Doctor of Nursing Practice, CONHI
  • Kathy Malloch, Senior Faculty, Master of Healthcare Innovation, CONHI
  • Tim Porter-O'Grady, Senior Partner, Tim Porter-O’Grady Associates, Inc.

Interprofessional Team Achievement Award

  • Recruitment, Advising, and Student Engagement

Community Partner Award

  • Mayo Clinic

2015 Recipients

This year’s award recipients are:

Alumni Achievement Award: Becky Kuhn, Executive Vice President, Community Delivery Banner Health

Student Achievement Award: Bailey Scalise

Philanthropy Award: In Memoriam: Thomas “Tiny” Connors

Interprofessional Team Achievement Award: Music & Memory- David Coon, Professor and Associate Vice Provost, CONHI and Marianne McCarthy, Associate Professor, CONHI

Community Partner Award: AzONE

2014 Recipients

Last year's event honored three outstanding leaders in health whose support has allowed the ASU College of Nursing & Health Innovation to expand education programs, student scholarships and research capabilities.

Alumni Achievement Award - Carol Rogers

After completing her Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral degree from the College of Nursing & Health Innovation, Dr. Rogers was recruited to University of Oklahoma’s College of Nursing. She has progressed quickly to become a valued faculty member, contributing greatly to the field of geriatric nursing research and teaching. In addition, to securing a number of grants for research, she was selected for the 2013 University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Faculty Leadership Program, she was awarded the 2014 Midwest Nursing Research Society's Gerontological Nursing Science Research Interest Group New Investigator Award, and in 2014 she won the College of Nursing's Scholarship Award, presented to a faculty member who has demonstrated excellence in nursing scholarship. 

Interprofessional Team Achievement Award - S.H.O.W.

The Student Health Outreach for Wellness (S.H.O.W.) is a student-run, inter-professional team of participants from Arizona’s three public universities, united in a mission to provide holistic, client-centered health care for those experiencing homelessness in our community. At S.H.O.W., students, faculty, and volunteers from diverse backgrounds and disciplines strive to overcome socioeconomic barriers to well-being through the provision of health promotion, education, and social outreach services. Not only does S.H.O.W. provide a much needed service in our community, but it is also a learning laboratory for students who will become the next generation of healthcare leaders.

Student Achievement Award - Richard Montague

Through a profound personal experience of providing bedside end-of-life care for his mother, Richard Montague found a passion for hospice nursing as a career. Prior to earning his BSN at ASU, Richard graduated with a BA from Cornell University and earned a research Certificate from Harvard University’s School of Medicine. He is currently enrolled in the ASU Master of Science Nurse Educator program. Montague has worked as a case manager providing hospice care to patients in their homes, as an admissions nurse conducting evaluations and reviewing hospice benefits with patients, and as chief administrative officer and director of clinical services at two different hospices.

Community Partner Award - Arizona Nurses Association

The Arizona Nurses Association (AzNA) is the largest and most widely recognized professional nursing organization in Arizona with members from all practice roles and settings. AzNA advances the nursing profession by fostering high standards of nursing practice, promoting the rights of nurses in the workplace, and projecting a positive and realistic view of nursing. AzNA hosts educational conferences and programs that offer tremendous support to faculty members in the College of Nursing & Health Innovation.

Philanthropy Award – Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare

Since its inception, The Jonas Center has provided nearly $15 million to support the educational development of nursing doctoral students and to increase the number of advance practice nurses. The Center has provided educational support to nearly 600 doctoral nursing students at more than 115 of the nation’s leading academic institutions. The ASU College of Nursing & Health Innovation is a proud beneficiary of the Jonas Center. 

Events Details

Thursday, November 9, 2017 -
5:00pm to 7:30pm
Price: $35
Sheraton Grand Phoenix