Ashley Leak Bryant, PhD, RN-BC, OCN will receive the 2016 ONS Excellence in Care of the Older Adult with Cancer Award during the Annual ONS Congress, April 28-May 1, 2016 in San Antonio, TX. Her contributions to the oncology nursing profession and to ONS are commendable. She has been an active member and contributor to ONS since 2003.
Dr. Bryant is currently the Associate Editor (Supportive Care) for the Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing. She remains involved with the gero-oncology group through the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center led by Hy Muss, MD. She is dually certified in oncology and gerontological nursing. It is not uncommon to see Dr. Bryant on the inpatient oncology unit at UNC Hospitals (4 Oncology) as she continues to provide bedside care and age appropriate education to patients and their families.
Congratulations, Ashley, on this well-deserved award!