CNSA 19th Annual Congress |12-14 May 2016 | Cairns Convention Centre | Bridging the gap - Distance, Culture, Workforce and Knowledge
Margaret Barton-Burke

Professor Margaret Barton-Burke

Professor Margaret Barton-Burke is the president of the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS), having been a member for more than 30 years and served as a Director-at-Large and President- Elect before assuming Presidency.

She is the Director of Nursing Research, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York.  She earned her Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from the University of Rhode Island in Kingston.

Dr. Barton-Burke’s cancer interest has been in survivorship. Her clinical expertise is in the area of fatigue, sexuality, pain management, and symptom management. Her research interests are an outgrowth of her clinical interests including long-term cancer survivorship, including the survivorship of black women with breast cancer. She is a co-author of award winning books including Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook and Cancer Chemotherapy: A Nursing Process Approach. Both books earned the American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year award.

Dr. Barton-Burke is an inaugural faculty and senior faculty member for the African Doctoral Dissertation Research Fellowships (ADDRF) Training Workshop sponsored by African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) in Nairobi, Kenya. She is a founding member of the Massachusetts Pain Initiative, the Massachusetts Cancer Pain Initiative and several other cancer nursing initiatives. She has received numerous fellowships and most recently was named to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) 2014-2015 Leadership for Academic Nursing Program (LANP) Fellowship. Dr. Barton-Burke is the Chairperson of the AACN Research Leadership Network. 

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