Center for Oncology Education & Research
The goal of TCU’s Center for Oncology Education & Research is to provide opportunities for interdisciplinary, collaborative learning and research between university faculty, students and community partners regarding cancer care and survivorship concerns.
- Undergraduate and graduate nursing oncology curricula and certification
- Interdisciplinary research by TCU faculty and students
- Continuing education of oncology nurses and the public regarding cancer prevention, treatment, and survivorship
TCU Nursing is the only nursing program in the nation with a designated Oncology Emphasis track.
The Center for Oncology Education & Research was established in 2007, in part with a gift from UT Southwestern Moncrief Cancer Foundation. Since its founding, the center has had a significant impact on students, research and patients.
- More than 300 undergraduates have completed its programs
- More than 2,000 health care professionals and more than 1,000 community members have been educated on cancer-related topics
- Supports faculty in oncology research
- Hosts and participates in cancer-related programming, such as the Annual Cowtown Oncology Nursing Symposium
- Partners with national cancer research teams on state and national studies
For more information about the Center for Oncology Education & Research, please contact:
Suzy Lockwood PhD, MSN, RN, OCN, FAAN
Director, Center for Oncology Education and Research