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BY Trevor Mitchell

Leadership. Dependability. Teamwork. Problem-solving. These attributes essential for U.S. service members also are highly sought after by top employers such as MD Anderson, and they’re just a few of the reasons recruiting and retaining veterans are priorities here.

“Veterans have numerous strengths, but at their core is a willingness to serve,” says Larry Perkins, Ph.D, who accumulated more than 35 years of experience in human...

Larry Perkins, Ph.D.

BY Trevor Mitchell

Cancer can have a lasting effect on a patient.

That’s why rehabilitation is often so important after cancer treatment or...

BY Trevor Mitchell

Last fall, Carol Porter, D.N.P., joined MD Anderson as vice president of Nursing Practice and chief nursing officer. In this role, she provides...

BY Trevor Mitchell

Our nurses are known for providing compassionate care. But they also help improve patient outcomes through their commitment to research and evidence-based practice. As patient care becomes more complex, our nurses continue to develop and implement new discoveries.

That’s where Nursing Innovation leaders Kelly Brassil, Ph.D., and Uniqua Smith, Ph.D., come in. In collaboration with our Nursing faculty, they’re creating educational...

Cancerwise: MD Anderson nurses discussing nursing research

BY Trevor Mitchell

Franklin Wynn always knew his natural willingness to help others would lead to a career in nursing. But becoming an oncology nurse wasn’t...

BY Trevor Mitchell

Picking up the phone to order a nutritious, freshly prepared meal that's delivered by an attendant wearing a tuxedo might seem more common...

BY Trevor Mitchell

After receiving a stem cell transplant, Judy Waxman faced a long road to recovery. She knew she would have to rely on her inner strength to...