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 2020, The Woman's Board recognized the following award recipients:

Amy Alexander, MD, Department of OBGYN, Division of Gynecologic Oncology

Lynn Galuksa Elsen, RN, BSN, IBCLC, Medical Oncology/Breast Surgical Oncology

Aparna Kalyan, MBBS, Developmental Therapeutics Program, Division of Hematology & Oncology

Terra Solove, LCSW, Department of Social Work, Division of Palliative Medicine

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