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Fox Chase Cancer Center Promotes Andrea Barsevick to Member in the Division of Population Science

PHILADELPHIA (Aug. 14, 2007) — Andrea Barsevick, RN, DNSc, AOCN, has been promoted from associate member to member with tenure in the division of population science at Fox Chase Cancer Center. Barsevick, who is director of nursing research, has worked at Fox Chase since 1991.

"As one of an elite cadre of nurse scientists, I believe that Dr. Barsevick brings to Fox Chase a cutting-edge research program and a role model for future nursing research," said Mary B. Daly, M.D., Ph.D., senior vice president for population science.

Barsevick recently received the Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Nurses Alumni Association Distinguished Alumni Award. This is an honor awarded to an alumnus who has brought distinction to the college through broadly recognized professional accomplishments.

Fox Chase Cancer Center, part of the Temple University Health System, is one of the leading cancer research and treatment centers in the United States. Founded in 1904 in Philadelphia as one of the nation’s first cancer hospitals, Fox Chase was also among the first institutions to be designated a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center in 1974. Fox Chase researchers have won the highest awards in their fields, including two Nobel Prizes. Fox Chase physicians are also routinely recognized in national rankings, and the Center’s nursing program has received the Magnet recognition for excellence four consecutive times. Today, Fox Chase conducts a broad array of nationally competitive basic, translational, and clinical research, with special programs in cancer prevention, detection, survivorship, and community outreach.  For more information, call 1-888-FOX CHASE or (1-888-369-2427).

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