publication date: Nov. 8, 2019

In Brief

Carolyn Hayes named nursing leader at Rutgers Cancer Institute and RWJBarnabas Health

Carolyn Hayes was named chief nursing officer at RWJBarnabas Health, Oncology Services and Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.

Hayes will have oversight of nursing at Rutgers Cancer Institute and oncology service line-related nursing across RWJBarnabas Health. She also holds a faculty appointment as an associate professor in the Division of Nursing Science at Rutgers School of Nursing.

Hayes most recently served as president and executive director of the Greater Boston Nursing Collective. Her clinical leadership roles have included serving as associate chief of oncology, medical and integrative nursing, as well as associate chief of adult inpatient and integrative oncology nursing at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Hayes has experience ensuring continuity of care across the ambulatory and acute care continuum for oncology patients in collaborative settings, including an NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center at a matrix academic institution. As a nursing leader, Hayes also secured and served as a principal investigator on a more than $4 million philanthropic gift specific to integrative nursing.

Hayes has helped design, implement and evaluate clinical programs and projects in ambulatory and inpatient care environments. She has also overseen expansion of inpatient oncology services and co-created an intensive palliative care unit in previous positions.

 

Elaine Fuchs receives Ohio State’s Block Memorial Lectureship Award

Elaine Fuchs received the 24th annual Herbert and Maxine Block Memorial Lectureship Award for Distinguished Achievement in Cancer.

Fuchs accepted the award Nov. 4-5 in Columbus.

“Dr. Fuchs has discovered numerous communication networks between stem cells and other tissue cells, including immune cells. … Continue reading Carolyn Hayes named nursing leader at Rutgers Cancer Institute and RWJBarnabas Health

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