Fogger receives high honor from International Nurses Society on Addictions

UAB’s Susanne Fogger has received the 2015 Education Award from the International Nurses Society on Addictions.

susanne foggerUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing Associate Professor Susanne Fogger, DNP, was recently honored by the International Nurses Society on Addictions with its 2015 Education Award.

Fogger was presented a plaque Oct. 22 at an awards ceremony held in conjunction with the group’s 39th Annual Conference in Charlotte, N.C.

IntNSA is an organization dedicated to the advancement of nursing care for the prevention and treatment of addictions for diverse populations across all practice settings through advocacy, collaboration, education, research and policy development. Its goal is to help nurses provide comprehensive, high-quality care for addicted patients and their families. 

Fogger, the specialty track coordinator for the school’s primary care psychiatric nurse practitioner track and the co-program director for the Veterans Administration Nursing Academic Partnership for graduate education, has also recently been placed in two leadership positions within IntNSA as well.

A member of the IntNSA Board of Directors since 2013, Fogger was recently elected board secretary and began serving a two-year term in that capacity Oct. 25.

She was also recently appointed to the editorial board of the Journal of Addictions Nursing, the official journal of IntNSA, and will officially begin serving in that role Jan. 1. JAN is a peer-reviewed, quarterly international journal that publishes original articles on current research issues, practices and innovations related to the field of addictions.