The 2019 Nora Cooney Marra Compassionate Care Awards honored three members of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center. Awards are presented by the Director, Leonidas Platanias, MD, PhD, in each of the three following categories of members of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center – Central Region: (1) Attending Staff, (2) House Officers and Fellows, and (3) Nursing and Allied Health Professionals. The Woman’s Board is proud to recognize these awardees’ commitment to the Northwestern Medicine value of compassionate care.

Julia Vermylen, MD
Department of Medicine, Division of Hopsital Medicine/Palliative Care

Katherine Heideman, RN, BSN, OCN
Department of Medicine, Solid Tumor Oncology

Suneel Kamath, MD
Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology