ONS Announces 2022 Award Recipients at 47th Annual ONS Congress® in Anaheim

April 27, 2022

Anaheim, CA, April 27, 2022—Every year, the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) recognizes oncology nurses, employers, and researchers through its awards program. Today, the Society announced the recipients of the 2022 ONS Awards at the 47th Annual ONS Congress in Anaheim, CA.

“Oncology nursing is a challenging role in the best of times. The past two years have presented new challenges with rapid change in cancer care delivery systems and escalation in growth and dependence on technology,” ONS President Nancy Houlihan, MA, RN, AOCN®, said. “Oncology nurses continue to pursue excellence and quality in education, research, leadership, and evidence-based clinical practice to ensure the best outcomes for people with cancer. Congratulations to all of this year’s honorees and to all of those who give their best as oncology nurses every day.”

By category, the recipients for 2022 are:

ONS Distinguished Awards honor career achievements and outstanding contributions to oncology care.

ONS Excellence Awards recognize oncology nursing achievements in five core specialties.

Pearl Moore “Making a Difference” Awards, named after ONS’s first chief executive officer, acknowledge oncology nurses who go above and beyond to engage with patients and their families.

ONS Research Award (supported by the Oncology Nursing Foundation Distinguished Nurse Researchers Fund) recognizes new investigators who received their doctoral degrees within a year of nomination.

ONS is a professional association that represents 100,000 nurses and is the professional home to more than 35,000 members. ONS is committed to promoting excellence in oncology nursing and the transformation of cancer care. Since 1975, ONS 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. Learn more at www.ons.org. 


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