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Risk Reduction and Health Promotion Recommendations for Cancer Survivors

Risk Reduction and Health Promotion Recommendations for Cancer Survivors

 The Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, Cancer Prevention & Control Grand Rounds presents Dr. Deborah Mayer, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to present on Friday, February 17, 2017 on, Risk Reduction and Health Promotion Recommendations for Cancer Survivors.

Date: 2/17/17, 12pm to 1pm
Time: 2/17/17, 12pm to 1pm
Location: Cancer Prevention Building, Floor 8, Rooms 7-8
Format: Grand Rounds
CME: 1
Speaker Bio: Deborah K. Mayer, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN is an advanced practice oncology nurse who has consulted with organizations on issues to improve cancer care and has 40 years of cancer nursing practice, education, research, and management experience. Dr. Mayer earned a PhD from the University of Utah, her MSN from Yale University, her BSN from Excelsior College, her Nurse Practitioner Certificate from the University of Maryland, and her diploma from Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing. Dr. Mayer is past president of the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS), was a member of the National Cancer Institute’s National Cancer Advisory Board (a Presidential appointment) and Board of Scientific Advisors. Dr. Mayer was elected as a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. Recently, she was the Editor for the Oncology Nursing Society’s Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing (CJON) and is active in ONS and the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). She currently is Chair-elect of ASCO’s Survivorship Committee. Dr. Mayer was awarded the ONS Lifetime Achievement Award in 2015. Dr. Mayer has published over 100 articles and book chapters and lectures internationally on oncology and oncology nursing issues. Dr. Mayer is a member of the Adult and Geriatric Health Division in the School of Nursing and the UNC Lineberger Director of Cancer Survivorship. She has a clinical practice working with breast cancer survivors. Her program of research focuses on the issues facing cancer survivors and improving cancer care.
Contact: Jennifer Castillo - (832) 750-1629 - jmcastillo1@mdanderson.org