Cindy Tofthagen, PhD, ARNP, AOCNP, Receives ONS Foundation Research Fellowship
Thursday, September 30, 2010
PITTSBURGH, PA – September 30, 2010 – Cindy Tofthagen, PhD, ARNP, AOCNP®, assistant professor at the University of South Florida in Tampa, has received an ONS Foundation Research Fellowship. The purpose of the fellowship program is to support short-term oncology research training. The program enables individuals with advanced research preparation to work with a senior investigator who has an existing research program relevant to oncology nursing. The title of her paper is “Developing a Program of Research for Treatment of Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy.” Genentech BioOncology supports this award.
Tofthagen received her bachelor of science in nursing degree from St. Petersburg College in St. Petersburg, FL and her master of science degree and her doctorate from the University of South Florida.
She is an active member of the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS), an associate editor of the ONS website, a member of the Cancer Education Committee of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, and a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing,
The mission of the ONS Foundation is to improve cancer care and the lives of people with cancer by funding oncology nursing research, scholarships, awards, and educational programs.
ONS is a professional organization of more than 36,000 registered nurses and other healthcare professionals committed to excellence in oncology nursing and to leading the transformation of cancer care by initiating and actively supporting educational, legislative, and public awareness efforts to improve the care of people with cancer. ONS provides nurses and healthcare professionals with access to the highest quality educational programs, cancer care resources, research opportunities, and networks for peer support. Learn more at www.ons.org.
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