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  • Komen Professor of Survivorship Award

    Susan G. Komen for the Cure established the Professor of Survivorship Award in 1999 with the goal of advancing research and awareness on the issues surrounding long-term survivorship of breast cancer. Professor of Survivorship awards will be made to individuals who have made significant contributions in the field of breast cancer survivorship. A committee of peers and survivors will choose this honoree. The Survivorship Professor will continue in their role at his/her institution and continue his/her practice and research but will be expected to impact the issues encountered by breast cancer survivors by advancing research and education of these issues through publications and presentations.

    A maximum of two awards will be made annually, and each award will include a gift of $20,000 for use in advancing breast cancer survivorship at the discretion of the professor. No institutional overhead will be allowed.

    Applicant Qualifications

    Review the Call for Nominations document for more details.

    Amount

    The Professor of Survivorship Award is granted a $20,000 award to be used to further their work and research in the field of breast cancer survivorship. A maximum of two awards will be made annually.

    Application Submission Information

    Nominations are being accepted until November 30, 2006 through proposalCENTRAL, an e-grantmaking Web site. You will need to create a user account on proposalCENTRAL in order to submit your nomination.

     Call for Nominations

    Award Nominations

    Susan G. Komen for the Cure invites your nomination for the Professor of Survivorship, an award made to recognize distinguished researchers and clinicians for their significant contributions and advancements in the field of breast cancer survivorship.

    The 2007 Professor of Survivorship awards will be given in two categories, research and clinical. You can learn more about the award program details in the Call for Nominations.

    Nominations are being accepted until November 30, 2006 through proposalCENTRAL, an e-grantmaking website. You will need to create a user account on proposalCENTRAL in order to submit your nomination.

    2006 Professors of Survivorship Named

    The 2006 Professors of Survivorship are Frances Marcus Lewis, R.N., Ph.D., M.N., FAAN Professor, University of Washington School of Nursing, Seattle, and Linda Burhansstipanov, MSPH, DrPH, Executive Director, Native American Cancer Research, Pine, Colorado. Each awardee receives $20,000 for use in advancing the field of research specific to their respective areas of breast cancer survivorship focus. The professorships last one year.


    View a list of previous award winners

    Frances Marcus Lewis
    R.N., Ph.D., M.N.
    FAAN Professor
    University of Washington School of Nursing
    Seattle

    Linda Burhansstipanov
    MSPH, Dr.P.H.
    Executive Director
    Native American Cancer Research
    Pine, Colorado

     

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