Jane C. Clark, PhD, RN, AOCN, OCN, GNP-C
Oncology Nursing and Education
Dr. Jane Clark was instrumental in the development of the business plan that led to the founding of Georgia CORE in 2002, and has been with the organization ever since. Today her work with Georgia CORE focuses on project development, implementation and evaluation. She has over 30 years of experience in oncology research, clinical practice and education in a variety of settings.
Dr. Clark received her bachelor’s degree in nursing and master’s in Adult Health Oncology Nursing from the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University, and her doctorate in Nursing from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta.
She is a member of the metro Atlanta chapter of the Oncology Nursing Society and a founding member of the national Oncology Nursing Society. She serves on the editorial board of the Oncology Nursing Forum, and as a reviewer for the organization’s educational materials. She also serves on the faculty for the Oncology Nursing Certification Review Course offered throughout the United States.
Dr. Clark has published numerous articles on oncology nursing, and was co-editor and author for the 2nd addition of the Core Curriculum for Oncology Nursing. She is the primary author of the manuscript, “Sleep Disturbances in People with Cancer,” which received the Oncology Nursing Society Quality of Life Award in 2005.
In recognition of her contributions to the community, she received the Oxford College of Emory University’s Distinguished Alumna Award, and the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing’s Award of Honor. She was recently honored by Camp Sunshine, an organization that provides year-around programs for children through young adults with cancer. The summer of 2009 will mark Dr. Clark’s 25th year as a camp volunteer.
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