Leading By Example: Jeff and Colleen Walker

April 27, 2014 11:05 am
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Leading By Example- Jeff and Colleen Walker

Jeff Walker, Executive Director of The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James), and his wife Colleen elected to make a gift to the Cancer Strategic Support Fund at the OSUCCC – James. These funds are disbursed via a competitive grant process that identifies the most promising work being done at the OSUCCC – James. Jeff says this fund designation was...
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Unsung Hero: Louise Williams

April 22, 2014 9:49 am
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UNSUNG HERO- LOUISE WILLIAMS

Meet Louise Williams, BSN, RN, CNOR, a staff nurse IV at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute. After spending some time in neurointensive-care nursing, Williams found her calling in the operating room. She’s spent 20 years as an operating room nurse and has been with The James since 2003. “It’s truly the best job I’ve ever...
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Brent Porteus: Cultivating a Cure

April 20, 2014 9:30 am
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Brent Porteus- Cultivating a Cure

Brent Porteus is no stranger to hard work. Having grown up on a farm in Coshocton, Ohio, he was raised to help in the family’s chores. Now, as the managing partner of the family-owned farm and agricultural business – Blair Porteus and Sons – he has passed this work ethic along to his daughters, Amy and Beth, and he expects the same hard work from his caring community. Brent’s...
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Emergency Department Uniquely Designed for Cancer Patients

April 17, 2014 1:30 pm
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When the new home of The James opens in December 2014, it will house the first truly integrated cancer emergency department in the country. Why is a cancer ED important? It will provide continuous access to unmatched emergency services that are specially designed for cancer patients. “Patients with cancer conditions have emergency complications and emergency conditions that arise as a result of their disease or treatment frequently,” says Thomas...
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