2019 Barbara A. Hess Research & Education Award – Jacqueline C. Stocking

2019 Barbara A. Hess Research & Education Award – Jacqueline C. Stocking

October 14, 2019 0 By Stanley Isaacs


The Barbara A. Hess Research & Education Award
recognizes an individual who has significantly contributed to the enhancement, development
and promotion of the emergency medical industry through research and educational efforts. Our winner this year exemplifies all of these
characteristics … Jacqueline C. Stocking, PhD, RN. Jackie is best described as a steward of education
and research and her impact is being felt globally. Her work as Co-Editor in Chief and Corresponding
Editor for the Air Medical Journal alone is staggering. She leads by example, encouraging all researchers,
new and established, to adhere to the highest ethical standards related to publication and
dissemination of information. It is not a stretch to state that Jackie is
the backbone of the Air Medical Journal. Jackie has literally changed the topography
of education and research in the air medical and critical care world through educations
presentations, lectures, writings and active participation in the peer review process. Her publications focus primarily on critical
care transport with the subject matter including clinical topics for transport, crew member
education, transport crew configuration and clinical quality improvement. Currently she is working on a case-control
study to identify potentially modifiable risk factors for postoperative respiratory failure. Her intellectual curiosity and excellence
in scholarly practice spurs others to reach for this same standard in their own work. Jackie has served as a mentor to countless
authors, reviewers and section editors over the years. But what truly sets her apart is her passion
and commitment to research and education of the air medical community. This passion and commitment has had a tremendous
impact on air medical providers worldwide. It is important to note that Jackie is an
extremely kind person who displays genuine care and concern for all individuals. She is often described by fellow colleagues
as personable, approachable, motivational, and inspiring. The accomplishments and leadership Jackie
has gained through hard work and concentrated benchmarks has earned her the respect and
admiration of her peers, subordinates and superiors alike. She shines with a humility that belies her
intellectual brilliance. Please give a warm welcome to the well-deserving
winner of the 2019 Barbara A. Hess Research & Education Award Winner – Jackie Stocking