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  1. Peternelj-Taylor, Cindy MSc, BScN, RN, DF-IAFN

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I would like to take this opportunity to formally acknowledge and congratulate the recipients of the 2018 Articles of the Year! Articles published in 2018, specifically Volume 14(1)-14(4), were considered for each of the awards. The award-winning articles were selected by members of the Editorial Board based on their innovation, significance, approach, potential impact, and overall writing.


Two articles were selected for recognition from the 2018 publishing year.


2018 Journal of Forensic Nursing Research Article of the Year

Drake, S. A., Koetting, C., Thimsen, K., Downing, N., Porta, C., Hardy, P., Valentine, J., Finn, C., & Engebretson, J. (2018). Forensic nursing state of the science: Research and practice opportunities. Journal of Forensic Nursing, 14(1), 3-10.


2018 Journal of Forensic Nursing Clinical Article of the Year

Jager, F., & Perron, A. (2018). Caring as coercion: Exploring the nurse's role in mandated treatment. Journal of Forensic Nursing, 14(3), 148-153.


Award recipients were acknowledged during the International Association of Forensic Nurses' Award Ceremony, during the 2019 International Conference on Forensic Science and Practice on September 10, 2019, at the Marriott New Orleans, New Orleans, LA. Congratulations to these worthy recipients!