Dr. Christina Cone Honored With The Mary Pazdur Award for Excellence in Advanced Practice in Oncology by APSHO
LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., Oct. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The Advanced Practitioner Society for Hematology and Oncology (APSHO) presented the third annual Mary Pazdur Award for Excellence in Advanced Practice in Oncology to Christina Cone, DNP, APRN, ANP-BC, AOCNP®, of Duke Cancer Institute, at the JADPRO Live Virtual conference, an annual educational conference for oncology advanced practitioners.
The annual award, created in honor of Mary Pazdur, RN, MSN, is given to an advanced practitioner APSHO member who consistently demonstrates exemplary leadership and outstanding contributions to clinical practice, research, and education in the oncology/hematology field.
Christina Cone, DNP, APRN, ANP-BC, AOCNP®, is a board-certified adult nurse practitioner and serves as the Administrative Director of The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center (PRTBTC) at the Duke Cancer Institute, one of the largest brain tumor centers in the world. She also serves as the Administrative Director for the Duke Center for Brain and Spine Metastasis, which focuses on the treatment of solid tumor brain and spine metastases. She was previously the Advanced Practice Provider Team Lead at the PRTBTC, where she had been a seasoned nurse practitioner since 2010.
“Christina is a brilliant and inspirational leader, and it is …