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Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Instructor of the Year Award

Recognizes an APHON Pediatric Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Instructor who positively impacts the students they teach and the patients and families they serve by demonstrating leadership and excellence in the classroom.

The recipient of this award receives $250 in APHON Bucks, recognition at the annual conference business and awards luncheon, APHON Counts, in a press release, and an announcement is sent to the recipient's employer. APHON Bucks may be applied toward publication purchases, membership renewals, or meeting registrations. 

Candidates for this award must meet the following criteria:

  •  An instructor in good standing.
  • Receive minimum scores of 4.5 on evaluations (on average).
  • Must teach a minimum of one (1) course per calendar year.
  • A nurse who positively impacts his/her students.
  • A nurse whose leadership and service in the classroom has enhanced the reputation, growth, and development of the association.

Completed nominations must include the nominee's CV and two letters of recommendations that elaborate on the above criteria. Nominations must be submitted by June 30. Current members of the Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Provider Program Committee are not eligible for this award.

Completed nominations must be submitted by May 31. 

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Past Recipients

2016 Recipient

View a list of past recipients of this award.

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Pam Dockx, BSN RN CPON®

Staff Nurse III, Inpatient Oncology
Children’s Hospital Boston 

Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Provider Program Committee Chair Kristin Belderson (Left) presents award to Pam Dockx.



Prior Recipients

  • 2015 Wendy R. Davis, RN CPON®
  • 2014 Colleen M. Nixon, MSN CPON®