Assistant Professor Deborah K. Walker, DNP, CRNP, NP-C, FNP-BC, AOCN, is president-elect of the Oncology Nursing Society Foundation, and will serve a one-year term as president beginning June 1, 2016.
Walker, who has been a member of the organization’s Board of Trustees since 2013, was elected to the office by her fellow board members.
The Oncology Nursing Society is a professional association of more than 35,000 members committed to promoting excellence in oncology nursing and the transformation of cancer care. Since 1975, the Oncology Nursing Society has provided a professional community for oncology nurses, developed evidence-based education programs and treatment information, and advocated for patient care, all in an effort to improve quality of life and outcomes for patients with cancer and their families.
Walker president-elect of oncology nursing foundation
Has been Board of Trustee member since 2013