Children's Cancer Researcher Receives National Award
College of Nursing professor Ida "Ki" Moore, whose research focuses on children with cancer, will be honored Friday with the 2011 Pathfinder Award from the Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research.
The prestigious national award is given to a nurse researcher whose work demonstrates a sustained program of scientific contributions in a field that advances understanding of human health and health care.
Moore, director of the Biobehavioral Health Science Division at the college, has a long-standing externally funded program of research that translates to critical insights for promoting cognitive and school performance recovery from potentially devastating childhood cancers, especially leukemia, and their associated medical treatments.
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