Nursing Group Honors Bakitas for Palliative Care Research

Marie Bakitas, D.N.Sc., A.P.R.N., A.O.C.N., F.A.A.N.

For her pioneering work in palliative care, Marie Bakitas, D.N.Sc., A.P.R.N., A.O.C.N., F.A.A.N., received the 2010 Brilliant Future New Investigator Award from the Council for Advancement of Nursing Science (CANS) during the organization's recent annual State of the Science Congress.

Bakitas is an assistant professor of anesthesiology and medicine at Dartmouth Medical School (DMS) and a researcher at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center. The Brilliant Future New Investigator Award recognizes the contributions of scientists early in their research careers who show extraordinary potential to develop sustained programs of research certain to have significant impact on the science and practice of nursing and health care.

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