Awards

  • BEST ORAL ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS

    UMH PT & Fam Support, Sandra HackettThe oral abstract submissions that are identified as the top-rated abstracts by the abstract reviewers receivee recognition, a commemorative certificate, and the opportunity to present their abstracts in front of a general session of conference attendees on Saturday, 25 October 2014. View the Best Abstract Winners.

     

     

     

    BEST POSTER AWARDS

    IMG_4452All posters presented at the 2014 International Cancer Education Conference were considered for a Best Poster Award (unless the authors requested not to be considered). Poster judges scored the posters during the poster sessions held on Thursday and Friday of the conference. Poster winners were recognized and provided with a commemorative certificate in front of a general session of conference attendees on Saturday, 25 October 2014. View the Best Poster Winners.

     

     

     

    THE 2014 R. DAVILENE CARTER PRESIDENTIAL PRIZE

    FOR BEST MANUSCRIPTS

    AACE invited any concer education professional to submit a manuscript suitable for publication in the Journal of Cancer Education for consideration for the R. Davilene Carter Presidential Prize for Best Manuscripts, sponsored by the American Association for Cancer Education (AACE).

    The decisions of the AACE are final. View the Best Manuscript Prize Winners.

    No Guarantee of Publication: Neither participation in this competition nor receipt of an award ensures that your manuscript will be accepted for publication. If you wish to have your manuscript considered for publication in the Journal of Cancer Education, please submit it directly to the editors for peer review.

     

    THE SELMA MORRIS MEMORIAL TRAVEL SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

    Selma J. Morris, RN, MEd was an expert in the arena of breast health. She served in two positions (Breast Health Liaison/Grants Procurement Officer) at Grady Health System, the largest public hospital in the southeast. Part of her responsibility was to identify opportunities for promoting breast health within multi-cultural communities of metro Atlanta and the state of Georgia. She was the principal investigator on several unique breast health programs, and, as an International Health Advisor, developed, implemented and evaluated these programs in Zambia, Swaziland, Georgia, the Ukraine, Romania and Burundi.

    The Selma Morris Memorial Travel Scholarship Award will provide a grant, not to exceed $1,500.00, to support attendance to the International Cancer Education Conference to present papers, posters or creative work focused in the area of global (national and/or international) cancer education. This program provides financial assistance to U.S. and international applicants.

    View the Selma Morris Memorial Travel Scholarship Recipients.

     

    THE JOSEPH F. O’DONNELL EARLY CAREER INVESTIGATOR AWARD

    Joseph F. O’Donnell, MD: educator, physician, mentor, husband and father. Dr. O’Donnell is a long standing member of the AACE and has held numerous positions including that of President of AACE and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Cancer Education. His service to the AACE was recognized in 2007 when he was awarded the Margaret Hay Edwards Award. His medical career has included service as Chief of Medical Oncology at the White River Junction VA Hospital, Associate Dean for Student Affairs at Dartmouth Medical School (DMS), and Senior Advising Dean and  Director of Community Programs (DMS). Joe is known as a man of compassion, insatiable curiosity, and wisdom. It is in his capacity as a mentor to early investigators that this Award is named in his honor. Dr. O’Donnell first came in contact with the AACE during his fellowship training. This experience instilled in him a lifelong commitment to cancer education and passing along the mentorship he received to other young investigators.

    The Joseph F. O’Donnell Early Career Investigator Award will provide a grant, not to exceed $1,500.00, to support attendance to the International Cancer Education Conference to present papers, posters or creative work focused in the area of cancer education. This program provides financial assistance to U.S. and international applicants.

    No one was awarded this award in 2014.

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