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PhD student receives oncology nursing scholarship

PhD student Clare Butt has been awarded an Oncology Nursing Society Foundation Doctoral Scholarship for 2009-2010. Her research involves a pilot study of a workshop to support hope in midlife cancer survivors.

PhD student Clare Butt has been awarded an Oncology Nursing Society Foundation Doctoral Scholarship for 2009-2010. Her research involves a pilot study of a workshop to support hope in midlife cancer survivors.

Several faculty members have provided Butt with support, guidance, and expert knowledge, particularly Associate Dean for Research Barbara Wolfe, Professor Judith Vessey, Assistant Professor Mary Lou Siefert, and Associate Dean for Graduate Programs Patricia Tabloski, who serves as Butt's advisor. Butt is grateful for their expertise, as well as for the Oncology Nursing Society Foundation’s support of her interest in and commitment to oncology nursing.

The Oncology Nursing Society is a professional organization of over 35,000 registered nurses and other healthcare providers—the largest professional oncology association in the world. The organization, a diverse group of professionals, is dedicated to excellence in patient care, education, research, and administration in oncology nursing.