Nora Cooney Marra Compassionate Care Awards

The Woman's Board of Northwestern Memorial Hospital established the Compassionate Care Awards in 1991. Newly designated in 2014 as the Nora Cooney Marra Compassionate Care Awards, these awards honor and recognize hospital personnel for extraordinary service to oncology patients. These awards are presented by Leonidas Platanias, MD PhD, Director of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, at the Board's Annual Meeting in January. At the Nora Cooney Marra Compassionate Care Awards Presentation in 2019, The Woman's Board recognized the following award recipients:

Katherine Heideman, RN, BSN, Department of Surgical Oncology

Julia Vermylen, MD, MPH Department of Medicine, Palliative Care

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

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