ONS will welcome Lisa Kennedy Sheldon, PhD, APRN, BC, AOCNP®, as the new editor of the Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing (CJON) in June 2015. Sheldon is an oncology nurse practitioner and assistant professor who served as a former associate editor for CJON.
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ONS Appoints New Editor of Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing
Monday, November 3, 2014
The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) is pleased to announce that Lisa Kennedy Sheldon, PhD, APRN, BC, AOCNP®, has accepted the role of editor of the Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing (CJON) effective June 1, 2015. She will serve as editor elect under current editor Deborah K. Mayer, PhD, RN, AOCN®, FAAN, starting in January. Sheldon is an assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts-Boston and an oncology nurse practitioner in the Cancer Center at St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua, NH. Her program of research has focused on communication and psychosocial concerns of people living after a diagnosis of cancer. She served as a past associate editor for CJON.
“It has been my pleasure to be involved with CJON for almost 10 years as an author, peer reviewer, writing mentor, and an associate editor,” said Sheldon. “Throughout my career, I have witnessed the impact of oncology nursing practice on the outcomes of people living after a diagnosis of cancer. I am honored to follow Deb Mayer as editor and continue the important mission of CJON, delivering the information oncology nurses need to deliver the best patient care.”
“We’re very pleased to welcome Lisa to the ONS publishing team as the new editor of CJON,” said Brenda Nevidjon, RN, MSN, FAAN, chief executive officer of ONS. “Her distinguished background and qualifications will provide a seamless transition over the next few months. Our sincere thanks go to Deb Mayer for her remarkable leadership and development of CJON as a premier journal over the past eight years.”
CJON, published bimonthly, is an official publication of ONS and is directed to the practicing nurse specializing in the care of patients with an actual or potential diagnosis of cancer.
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ONS Names Ellen Carr as Incoming CJON Editor
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
ONS appoints Ellen Carr, RN, MSN, AOCN®, as editor of the Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, effective the beginning of July.
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The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ellen Carr, RN, MSN, AOCN®, as editor of the Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing (CJON), effective July 1, 2017. A previous CJON associate editor and current CJON consulting editor, Carr is also a clinical educator in the Multispecialty Clinic at the Moores Center UCSD Cancer Center in La Jolla, CA, supporting the clinic’s team of nurse case managers. In addition, she is enrolled at the Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science at the University of San Diego, pursuing a PhD in nursing. She brings extensive experience in print and online media to the CJON editorship.
“I am honored to be named editor-elect of CJON, championing this essential, visionary journal,” Carr said. “I thank current CJON Editor Lisa Kennedy Sheldon, PhD, APRN, AOCNP®, FAAN, and previous CJON Editor Deborah K. Mayer, PhD, RN, AOCN®, FAAN, who, along with all previous CJON editors, the CJON Editorial Board, and the ONS Publications Department, have established journalistic excellence lifting oncology nursing clinical practice. Rest assured, I relish the opportunity to contribute to CJON as it continues to influence evidence-based, innovative clinical oncology care.”
Throughout her 30-year career as an oncology nurse, Carr has authored and contributed to numerous publications, including articles in CJON, ONS News, as well as other prominent oncology nursing journals and textbooks. She brings a wealth of oncology expertise and clinical perspective to her new role. Her publications have included such topics as oncology nursing essentials, head and neck malignancies, and cannabis use among patients with cancer. She’s authored courses for oncology nurses, including Understanding Cancer, Cancer Treatment Modalities, and Cancer Nursing: A Solid Foundation for Practice. Carr is also a contributing author to ONS’s Oncology Nurse Navigator Core Competencies.
“CJON has had outstanding editors in its history and Ellen Carr will continue that tradition,” Brenda Nevidjon, MSN, RN, FAAN, ONS chief executive officer, said. “Her background as a journalist prior to becoming a nurse suits her well for this position. Having worked together many years ago on ONS News, I know personally the quality of her work and have seen her publishing expand through the years.”
CJON is an official publication of ONS and is directed to the practicing nurse specializing in the care of patients with an actual or potential diagnosis of cancer. CJON is a vehicle to promote the mission of ONS, which is to advance excellence in oncology nursing and quality cancer care. The CJON mission is twofold: to provide practical information necessary to care for patients and their families across the cancer continuum and to develop publication skills in oncology nurses.
ONS is a professional association of more than 39,000 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. Learn more at www.ons.org.
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