Doctoral Student Network

CANO/ACIO Oncology Nursing
Doctoral Student Network

The CANO/ACIO Oncology Nursing Doctoral Student Network is a group of CANO/ACIO members who are also doctoral students and post-doctoral fellows in oncology nursing. Our group is friendly and social, aimed at networking and collaborating together on projects like conference presentations and articles. If you would like to join us, or would like more information, please contact our Chair (Tracy Powell) at

Terms of Reference for the CANO/ACIO Doctoral Student Network

Doctoral Student Network Members
and Dissertation Topics

Leah K. Lambert, RN, PhD (c) 
Dissertation Topic:
Understanding adherence to adjuvant endocrine therapy in breast cancer survivors 

Fay J. Strohschein, RN, PhD(c)
Dissertation Topic:
Treatment decision making among older adults with colorectal cancer

Tara C. Horrill, BN, PhD(c), RN
Dissertation Topic:
Improving access to oncology care for indigenous peoples: A cultural safety/trauma violence informed care perspective

Tracy L. Powell, BScN, RN, MN
Dissertation Topic:
Understanding the experiences of bereaved family members of recipients of medical assistance in dying (MAID)

Maike van Niekerk, BN


Last updated: April 2019

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