RIMI Seminar:Betty Ferrell-Palliative Care for Quality of Life in Lung Cancer

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm PST
The Barrett Athletic Administration Center (formerly the Pyramid Annex)
Contact Information: 

Please call the number below if you will be encouraging your class to attend.For more information please contact Carol Canjura at 562-985-2179 or acanjura@csulb.edu 

The Psychology Colloquium andThe CSULB RIMI ProjectHealth Disparities Research Seminar Series

Dr. Ferrell is a Professor and Research Scientist at City of Hope in Los Angeles.

Faculty : Class attendance is welcomed!

Funding for this seminar was made possible by award number 1P20MD003942-03 from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities.  The views expressed by the speaker do not necessarily reflect the official views of the National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities or the National Institutes of Health.

Betty Ferrell, RN, PhD, MA, FAAN, FPCN has been in oncology nursing for 33 years and has focused her clinical expertise and research in pain management, quality of life, and palliative care.  Dr. Ferrell is a Professor and Research Scientist at City of Hope in Los Angeles.  She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, and she has over 300 publications in peer-reviewed journals and texts.  She is Principal Investigator of a Program Project funded by the National Cancer Institute on “Palliative Care for Quality of Life and Symptom Concerns in Lung Cancer” and Principal Investigator of the “End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC)” project.  Dr. Ferrell is a member of the National Cancer Policy Forum and was Chairperson of the National Consensus Project for Quality Palliative Care.