Awards & Honors

Nomination forms and listings of previous winners

Outstanding Practitioner/Instructor

Outstanding Practitioner/Instructor Nomination Form >>

Past Award Winners:

  • 2017 – Ayodele Shonubi, CFCP, CFCE
  • 2016 – Elizabeth Kauffeld, CFCP, CFCE
  • 2015 – Jeanice Vinduska, BS, CFCE
  • 2014 – LaDean Barnes, M.Ed., CFCP
  • 2013 – Christy Shoen, CFCE
  • 2011 – Barbara Rose, RN, MSN, CFCP
  • 2009 – Dorice Millar, RC, CFCE
  • 2008 – Kathy Hirkala, BSN, RN, CFCE
  • 2007 – Nancy McGrath, RN, BS, CFCE
  • 2006 – Angelique Garcia, LPN, BSE, CFCE
  • 2005 – Maureen Duhn, RN, CFCP
  • 2004 – Kathy Cerovsky, CFCS
  • 2003 – Diane Hale, RN, CFCP
  • 2001 – Jeanne Stoll, RN, CNFPP
  • 2000 – Patricia Wemuth, CNFPP
  • 1999 – Phyllis White, CNFPE
  • 1998 – Sister Marilyn Mangan, CNFPP, CNFPE
  • 1997 – Nancy Botkin, CNFPE
  • 1996 – Ann Nerbun, CNFPP
  • 1995- Judy Pittack, MS, CNFPE
  • 1994 – Pauline DuFour, CNFPS
  • 1993 – Anita Lucketti, CNFPP
  • 1992 – Sister Julianna Jervis, OP, RN, CNFPP
  • 1991 – Richard Fehring, DNSC, RN, CNFPE

Honorary Awards

Honorary Award Nomination Form >>

Past Award Winners:

  • 2015 – Joseph Stanford, MD, MSPH, CFCMC
  • 2013 – Janina Filipczuk, B.Sc. Phm., M. Sc., FACA, CFCP, CFCPhC
  • 2011 – Cardinal William J. Levada
  • 2010 – Chris Kahlenborn, MD
  • 2008 – Creighton University School of Medicine
  • 2004 – Margaret Howard, MAM, CFCF
  • 2001 – Reverend Daniel McCaffrey, STD
  • 2000 – Davey Weitzel, CNFPP
  • 1999 – Kathy Rivet, BS, CNFPE
  • 1998 – Ann M. Prebil, RN, CNFPE
  • 1997 – Susan K. Hilgers, CNFPE
  • 1996 – Shirley Hoefler, CNFPE
  • 1993 – Mother Teresa of Calcutta
  • 1991 – John J Billings, MD
  • 1991 – Evelyn Billings, MD
  • 1990 – K. Diane Daly, RN, CNFPE
  • 1988 – Ruth Taylor, MD, CNFPP, CNFPMC, NFPE
  • 1987 – Reverend Denis St. Marie
  • 1986 – Evelyn Eaton, CNFPP
  • 1985 – Thomas W. Hilgers, MD, CNFPE, CFCMC

Outstanding Medical Consultant

Outstanding Medical Consultant Nomination Form >>

Past Award Winners:

  • 2017 -Dr. Robert Chasuk, MD, CFCMC
  • 2016 -Dr. Elizabeth Tham, MD, CCFP, FCFP, CFCMC
  • 2012 – Debra Gramlich, MD, CFCMC
  • 2011 – Lynn Keenan, MD, CFCMC
  • 2010 – Michael Dixon, MD, CFCMC
  • 2009 – Mark Stegman, MD, CFCMC
  • 2007 – Peter Danis, MD, CFCMC
  • 2005 – Amanda LaMont, MD, CFCMC, CFCE
  • 2004 – Paul Carpentier, MD, CNFPMC
  • 2003 – Teresa Mc Kenna, MD, CNFPMC, CFCP
  • 2001 – Phil Boyle, MD, CNFPMC
  • 2000 – Joseph B. Stanford, MD, CNFPMC
  • 1999 – Thomas W. Hilgers, MD, CNFPE, CNFPMC

FertilityCare Professional Excellence

Professional Excellence Nomination Form >>

Past Award Winners:

  • 2017 – Denise Seeger, BS, CFCP
  • 2016 – Jeanne Karnath, BS, CFCP
  • 2015 – Kathy Rivet, BS, CFCE
  • 2014 – Maria Perkins, CFCP
  • 2012 – Donna Vondrak, CFCP
  • 2011 – Diane Daly, RN, CFCE
  • 2010 – Michele Chambers, BA, CFCP
  • 2009 – Margaret Yates, BSN, MA, CFCP
  • 2008 – Becky Knapp, RN, BSN, CFCP
  • 2007 – Linda Cady, RN, BSN, CFCP
  • 2006 – Kathy Blascyk, CFCP
  • 2005 – Jean Packard, FCP

Hall of Fame Awards

Hall of Fame Award Nomination Form >>

Past Award Winners:

  • 2016 – Rev. Wilhelm Hillebrand
  • 2011 – Professor James Boyer Brown
  • 2009 – Pope John Paul II
  • 2008 – Bernando Colombo, PhD
  • 2006 – Nancy Botkin, CFCE
  • 2004 – Erik Odeblad, MD
  • 2001 – Bishop Glennon P. Flavin
  • 1997 – Herbert Ratner, MD
  • 1996 – His Holiness Pope Paul VI
  • 1991 – Jane Beam, CNFPP

Science and Research Committee – Annual Research Paper Awards

2017 | “The Performance of Fertility Awareness-based Method Apps Marketed to Avoid Pregnancy”
Marguerite Duane, MD, MHA, FAAFP, Alison Contreras, PhD, FCP, Elizabeth T. Jensen, MPH, PhD, Amina White, MD, MA
J Am Board Fam Med 2016; 29:508-511

2016 | “Self-identification of the Clinical Fertile Window and the Ovulation Period”
Rene Ecochard MD, PhD, Olivia Duterque MD, Rene Leiva MD, Thomas Bouchard MD, and Pilar Vigil MD
Fertility and Sterility 103(5):1319-1325

2015 | “Pilot test and validation of the Peak Day method of prospective determination of ovulation against a handheld urine hormone monitor“
Christina Porucznik, Kyley Cox, Karen Schliep, & Joseph Stanford
BMC Women’s Health 2014; 14:4
www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6874/14/4

2014 | “Fertility Awareness-based Methods of Family Planning: A Review of Effectiveness for Avoiding Pregnancy Using SORT” Manhart D, Duane M, Lind A, Sinai I, Golden-Tevald J. Osteopathic Family Physician 2013; 5:2-8

2013 | “Natural Procreative Technology for Infertility and Recurrent Miscarriage: Outcomes in a Canadian Family Practice” Elizabeth Tham, MD, CCFP, FCFP, Karen Schliep, PhD, MSPH, Joseph Stanford, MD, MSPH Canadian Family Physician 2012; 58:267-74

2012 | The New Women’s Health Science of NaProTechnology
Thoman W.Hilgers, MD
Archives of Perinatal Medicine 17(4) 191-198, 2011

2011 | Types of Ovarian Activity in Women and Their Significance: The Continuum (a reinterpretation of early findings)
James B. Brown
Human Reproductive Update 2010, 00(0) 1-18

2010 | Near Adhesion-Free Reconstructive Pelvic Surgury: Thee Distinct Phases of Progress Over 23 Years
Thomas W. Hilgers, M.D., Dip. ABOG, ABLS, SRS
Journal of Gynecologic Surgery Vol 26

2009 | Outcomes From Treatment of Infertility with Natural Procreative Technology in and Irish General Practice
Joseph B. Stanford, MD, MSPH, Tracey A. Parnell, MD and Phil C. Boyle, MB
Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine (doi: 10.3122/jabfm.2008.05.070239)

2007 | “Normalization of Hyperinsulinemia by Chronic Opiod Receptor Blockade in Hyperandrogenemic Women
Dijana Hadziomrtpvic, MD et al.
Fertility and Sterility 2006; Vol. 86: 651-657

2007 | “17 – Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate for the Prevention of Preterm Delivery
Anthony O. Odibo, MD et al.
Obetetrics and Gynecology 2006; Vol. 108: 492-498

2002 | “Changes with Age in the Level and Duration of Fertility in the Menstrual Cycle
David B. Dunson, Bernardo Colombo, Donna B. Baird
Human Reproduction 2002; 17: 1399-1403

2001 | “Nurse-Midwives’ Knowledge and Promotion of Lactational Amenorrhea and Other Natural Family Planning Methods for Child Spacing
Richard Fehring, RN, DNSc, Lisa Manson, CNM, DNSc and Jesoph B. Stanford, MD
Journal of Midwifery and Woman’s Health 2001; 46: 68-73

2000 | “Characteristics of Women Associated with Continueing Instruction in the Creighton Model FertilityCare System
Joseph B. Stanford, MD and Ken R. Smith
Contraception 2000; 61: 121-129

1999 | “Pregnancy Probabilities During Use of the Creighton Model FertilityCare System
Margaret P. Howard, CNFPE and Joseph B. Stanford, MD
Archives of Family Medicine 1999; 8: 391-402

1998 | “Creighton Model NaProEducation Technology for Avoiding Pregnancy: Use Effectiveness
Thomas W. Hilgers, MD and Joseph B. Stanford, MD
Journal of Reproductive Medicine 1998; 43: 495-502

1997 | “Cervical Mucus and Their Functions
Erik Odeblad
Journal of the Irish Colleges of Physicians and Surgeons 1997; 26: 27-32

1996 | “Effectiveness of Lactational Amenorrhea in Prevention of Pregnancy in Manila, the Philippines: Non-Comparative Prospective Trial
Rebecca Ramos, Kathy Irene Kennedy, Cynthia M. Visness
British Medical Journal 1996; 313: 909-912

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