Elaine (Vigness) Bell ‘66

Posted on October 10th, 2014 by

Elaine (Vigness) Bell ‘66

Elaine (Vigness) Bell ’66 was awarded the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award for her continuing contributions to the field of oncology nursing in her current role as the Sr. Research Nurse for the Oncology Clinical Research Program at the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute in Minneapolis, MN. She has been a leader in the field of oncology nursing serving on numerous steering and nursing committees for the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group.

She is an excellent mentor in working with new and inexperienced oncology nurses. She has co-authored numerous peer-reviewed publications in the oncology and nursing literature. She has also been an active member of the Oncology Nursing Society, and served at the President of the Metro-Minnesota Chapter of the Oncology Nursing Society in 2006. She has been selected for several professional awards and scholarships. She received the 2011 Anita Lubov Memorial Oncology Nursing Scholarship for her work with patients diagnosed with ovarian cancer. She was also nominated and selected for the Mpls/St. Paul Magazine 2012 Outstanding Nurse Award. Elaine is generous in sharing her vast knowledge of oncology nursing care and her expertise as a leader in managing a clinical research department.

 

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