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Marcia Grant

Marcia Grant, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.

Distinguished Professor, Division of Nursing Research and Education, Department of Population Sciences
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Marcia Grant, D.N.Sc., M.S.N., R.N., is distinguished professor of the Division of Nursing Research and Education at City of Hope. Grant was director of the division for 29 years, and previously served as co-director of the Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program from 2005 to 2011. Grant was elected a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing in 1991. Her contributions to nursing research — focused on evidence-based best practices and improving quality of life for cancer patients and survivors — are widely disseminated in over 200 publications.

She is the recipient of several prestigious awards, including the Oncology Nursing Society’s Distinguished Researcher Award (1991), the American Cancer Society’s Distinguished Services Award (1999), the Oncology Nursing Society’s Mary Nowotny Excellence in Cancer Nursing Education Award (2003), the Oncology Nursing Society’s Lifetime Achievement Award (2009), the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association’s Distinguished Career Achievement Award (2015), and most recently the 2016 Trish Greene Memorial Quality of Life Award from the Oncology Nursing Society. In 2010, Grant was inducted into City of Hope’s Research Portrait Gallery for her outstanding contributions to quality-of-life research.


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