CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CURE® magazine, the nation’s leading digital and print media enterprise focused on cancer patients, proudly announces Elizabeth Davis, RN, B.S.N., CPN, Jackie Miller, RN, B.S.N., OCN and Christine Stone, RN, M.S.N., OCN, as the three finalists for the 2018 Extraordinary Healer® Award for Oncology Nursing.
“We are delighted to honor these exceptional nurses for all their efforts in the oncology community,” said Michael J. Hennessy Jr., president of MJH Associates Inc., parent company of CURE® magazine. “These finalists have gone beyond their call of duty and have shown incredible passion for their work. We look forward to celebrating their tremendous contributions.”
The finalists for the 2018 Extraordinary Healer® Award for Oncology Nursing — all registered nurses — are:
- Elizabeth Davis, who works at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. With just five years’ experience, she is recognized by her team for her strong determination to improve the lives of the patients. She has helped implement a variety of initiatives, including the Baxter Animated Retching Faces (BARF) scale, which offers an easier way for children to communicate their nausea levels.
- Jackie Miller, who manages the New Jersey Cancer Education and Early Detection Program based in Virtua, which offers health screenings for uninsured residents of Burlington and Camden counties in New Jersey. With over 22 years of oncology nursing experience, Miller is known as a quick problem solver. Inspired by her own experience, she created Camp Oasis, which provides a fun-filled day for children who have parents or loved ones battling cancer.
- Christine Stone, serves as an oncology nurse navigator at Inova Loudoun Hospital’s Life with Cancer program, the psychosocial and educational arm of the Inova Schar Cancer Institute in Virginia Prior to her current role, she has dedicated her 27 years of nursing in the oncology field. Stone says that she learns something every day from her patients as she walks along the journey with them.
The awards dinner will take place on May 17 in conjunction with the Oncology Nursing Society’s 43rd Annual Congress at the Washington Marriott Marquis (Salons 5 to 10) in Washington, D.C. To RSVP for the 2018 Extraordinary Healer® Award for Oncology Nursing reception, visit curetoday.com/eh2018.
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CURE Media Group is the leading resource for cancer updates, research and education. It combines a full suite of media products, including its industry-leading website, CUREtoday.com; innovative video programs, such as CURE Connections®; a series of widely attended live events; and CURE® magazine, which reaches over 1 million readers. CURE Media Group is part of the Cranbury, New Jersey-based MJH Associates Inc. family of businesses, which includes the acclaimed OncLive® (onclive.com) platform of resources for the practicing oncologist. For more information, visit curetoday.com or mjhassoc.com.