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Published: 2020-02-05 13:39 | Updated: 2020-02-05 13:50

2020 Robert Tiffany Lectureship awarded to affiliated researcher at Karolinska Institutet

The International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (ISNCC) honors the contributions of distinguished cancer nurses working to reduce the global burden of cancer. Lena Sharp is one of the outstanding individuals to be honored at the upcoming International Conference on Cancer Nursing 2020 in London.

Lena Sharp, affiliated researcher at the Division of Innovative Care Research, Department of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics, and who is the immediate past-president of the European Oncology Nursing Society (EONS) and Head of the Stockholm-Gotland Regional Cancer Centre, has been awarded the prestigious 2020 Robert Tiffany Lectureship from the International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (ISNCC) for her substantial contribution to reducing the global burden of cancer.

This lectureship was created to keep alive the memory of Robert Tiffany, founding member and President of the ISNCC. Robert Tiffany was an inspiration to many nurses around the world, and the intention of the named lecture is to honor those who have a similar capacity to inspire cancer nurses of today and of the future.

Dr. Sharp is a nurse, who in her long career, has inspired many nurses both in Sweden and internationally, through her roles as an academic supervisor, colleague, leader/manager and President of the European Oncology Nursing Society.