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Dr. Martha Polovich honored for contributions to nursing literature

Congratulations to Dr. Martha Polovich, clinical assistant professor and PhD program director of the Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions, who will receive the 2017 Rose Mary Carroll-Johnson ONS Distinguished Award for Consistent Contribution to Nursing Literature Award presented by the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS). She will formally receive the award at the ONS conference in May.

She began her career as an oncology nurse in 1980 and was an Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist from 1987-2012, providing education for oncology nurses and evaluating nurses’ competency related to chemotherapy administration. Her research is focused on occupational hazardous drug exposure of nurses and other health care workers.

Here is a selection of Dr. Polovich’s research: