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YSN Professor Ruth McCorkle Awarded the 2011 Yale Cancer Center Research Prize

November 23, 2011

Professor Ruth McCorkle

YSN Professor Ruth McCorkle, PhD, FAAN, was presented the 2011 Yale Cancer Center Research Prize for her paper Healthcare Utilization in Women After Abdominal Surgery for Ovarian Cancer in the January/February issue of Nursing Research. The award was part of Yale Cancer Center's Third Annual Conclave and Dinner Meeting at the New Haven Lawn Club on November 21.

McCorkle's research outcomes have continually improved patient care and supportive services for our patients.  She is the director of the Psycho-Oncology Program at Yale Cancer Center, the Florence Wald Professor of Nursing at Yale School of Nursing, and a member of the Yale Cancer Center Cancer Prevention and Control Research Program.

Ruth McCorkle was presented with the 2011 Yale Cancer Center Research Prize by (pictured, l-r) YSN Professor Tish Knobf, Catherine A. Lyons, Director of Oncology Nursing at Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven and Thomas Lynch, MD, Director of Yale Cancer Center.