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Dana-Farber's Laurie Flanagan (MS '05) Nominated for BostonWorks Salute to Nurses

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BOSTON-Boston College alumna, Laurie Flanagan, MS, APRN, BC, was one of eight members of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's nursing staff that was nominated by a patient or colleague for the annual Salute to Nurses presented by BostonWorks.

Flanagan is a nurse in the Dana 1 adult infusion clinic at Dana-Farber. She has been a nurse for 9 years, and has worked at Dana-Farber for almost four years. She is a first year PhD Fellow in the Connell School of Nursing at Boston College. She received her BSN at the University of Pennsylvania and her MSN at Boston College specializing in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing. Her dissertation work is examining ethical considerations in the clinical care of persons experiencing an eating disorder.  Flanagan currently resides in Brighton.

Flanagan was one of eight nursing nominees from Dana-Farber who were honored in the May 6 special supplement to the Boston Globe. For the past five years the Globe has asked readers to participate in its Salute to Nurses by writing nomination letters about their favorite nurses.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is a principal teaching affiliate of the Harvard Medical School and is among the leading cancer research and care centers in the United States. It is a founding member of the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center (DF/HCC), designated a comprehensive cancer center by the National Cancer Institute.