Carolee Polek, PhD, AOCNS, RN, who received her masters from Penn Nursing in 1986, has received two recent honors.
Dr. Polek was selected as the recipient of the 2013 ONS Excellence in Cancer Prevention & Early Detection Award, which recognizes and supports nurses engaged in cancer prevention and detection. She will be presented during the opening ceremonies of the annual ONS Congress on April 25-28, 2013 in Washington, DC.
Dr. Polek also received the 2010 Pennsylvania State University Shirley Novosel Award for Outstanding Nursing Alumni.
Dr. Polek is currently an associate professor of nursing at the University of Delaware in Newark.