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Student and Faculty Accomplishments

Dr. Sue Heiney, College of Nursing, and Dr. Ben Schooley, College of Engineering and Computing, have received a grant to develop a software application to promote adherence to endocrine therapy for African-American women with breast cancer. Read more here. 


Nursing student Sarah Faulkner performs her original composition, "Behind the Clouds." Click here to watch her performance.

Sarah Faulkner


The following students successfully defended their DNP projects this summer. Dr. Sue Heiney was the Project Director for each.

Amy Ballou
Evidence-Based Practice Screening for Depression in Medical Oncology Stage IV Patients
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Kimberly McClain
Palliative Care Guidelines for Community Palliative Care Nurse Practitioners who Manage Special Populations, Patient Controlled Analgesia, and Those at Risk for Substance Use Disorder
View abstract

Pearman Parker
Chemotherapy Knowledge and Health Literacy among Women with Breast Cancer 
View abstract


 To view the Center's Annual Report, click here.


January Cancer Awareness Ribbon

January Cancer Awareness Ribbons