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ONS New York City Chapter to Ring the Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

ONS New York City Chapter to Ring the Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell
Friday, May 29, 2015
In celebration of the 40th anniversary of ONS and the 30th anniversary of the NYC Chapter, Amanda Hughes, president of the NYC Chapter, visited the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square on May 29, 2015, to ring the closing bell.

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ONS New York City Chapter rings Nasdaq closing bell
Members of the ONS New York City (NYC) Chapter will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square on Friday, May 29, 2015, from 3:45–4 pm Eastern time. In honor of the occasion, Amanda Hughes, RN, MSc, OCN® , NYC Chapter president, will ring the closing bell. 
 
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About ONS:
ONS is a professional association of more than 35,000 members committed to promoting excellence in oncology nursing and the transformation of cancer care.
 
Since 1975, ONS has provided a professional community for oncology nurses, developed evidence-based education programs and treatment information, and advocated for patient care, all in an effort to improve quality of life and outcomes for patients with cancer and their families. Together, ONS and the cancer community seek to reduce the risks, incidence, and burden of cancer by encouraging healthy lifestyles, promoting early detection, and improving the management of cancer symptoms and side effects throughout the disease trajectory.
 
The New York City Chapter was established in 1985 and is one of the largest in the country with close to 1,000 members. New York City members are involved in all aspects of cancer care as well as community outreach, education, and mentorship. The chapter's board members are involved in projects to help new chapter development both nationally and internationally. The chapter is a supportive community of nurses helping each other stay at the cutting edge of cancer care.
 
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Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,500 listed companies with a market value of approximately $9.5 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit nasdaq.com/ambition or business.nasdaq.com.
 
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ONS Announces 2014-2015 Board of Directors

ONS Announces 2014-2015 Board of Directors
Tuesday, May 6, 2014

ONS's top leadership, led by incoming president, Margaret Barton-Burke, PhD, RN, FAAN, take office at its 39th Annual Congress in Anaheim, CA.

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The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) announced its 2014–2015 Board of Directors at its 39th Annual Congress in Anaheim, CA.

Margaret Barton-Burke, PhD, RN, FAAN, takes office in her two-year term as ONS President. She is the Mary Ann Lee professor of oncology nursing at the University of Missouri and research scientist at Siteman Cancer Institute in St. Louis.

Continuing in her role as treasurer is Tracy K. Gosselin, RN, PhD, AOCN®, associate chief nursing officer and assistant vice president at Duke Cancer Institute, Duke University Health System in Durham, NC. Marlon Garzo Saria, MSN, RN, AOCNS®, continues in his role as secretary. He is an advanced practice nurse researcher at the University of California, San Diego.

Newly-elected ONS directors-at-large are Donald “Chip” Bailey Jr., PhD, RN, FAAN, associate professor, Duke University School of Nursing in Durham, NC, and Colleen O’Leary, MSN, RN, AOCNS®, clinical nurse specialist at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute in Columbus, OH.

ONS directors-at-large continuing their terms are Deborah Kirk Walker, DNP, FNP-BC, AOCN®, assistant professor/nurse practitioner at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing, Anne M. Ireland, MSN, RN, AOCN®, CENP, clinical director, solid tumor malignancy program at City of Hope National Medical Center in Duarte, CA, and Susie Newton, RN, MS, AOCN®, AOCNS®, senior director, Health Management Solutions, Quintiles in Dayton, OH.

ONS director-at-large Barbara Biedrzycki, PhD, CRNP, AOCNP®, stepped down from the Board in March 2014. The Board of Directors voted to have director-at-large Vicki Norton, MHA, RN, OCN®, whose term would have expired this year, extend her term for one additional year to fill the unexpired portion of Biedrzycki’s term. Norton is the clinical nursing director at Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park, MN.

 “As an organization, we find ourselves working toward achieving ONS’s mission and vision within a complex and changing healthcare system,” said Barton-Burke. “The 2014–­2015 ONS Board of Directors will be envisioning the future of oncology nursing and patient care by selecting a new chief executive officer, developing a new strategic plan, and continuing to strengthen our membership and chapters. It is an exciting time for ONS and the ONS Board of Directors.”

ONS is a professional association of more than 35,000 members committed to promoting excellence in oncology nursing and the transformation of cancer care. Since 1975, ONS has provided a professional community for oncology nurses, developed evidence-based education programs and treatment information, and advocated for patient care, all in an effort to improve quality of life and outcomes for patients with cancer and their families. 

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