Meet This Year's Winners!


The Minnesota Society of Clinical Oncology (MSCO) is pleased to announce the following 2020 winners of the MSCO Educational Award for Allied Health Professionals.

Annie Barlow, PA-C, Physician Assistant, Regions Hospital Cancer Care Center

Katelyn Bieniek, BSN, RN, Nursing Supervisor, Essentia Health Duluth Cancer Center

Jeff Engle, MS, PharmD, Hematology/Oncology Clinical Pharmacist, M Health Fairview

Casey Fazer, PA-C, Physician Assistant, Division of Medical Oncology|Head and Neck Cancer Care Team, Mayo Clinic

Amber Koehler, MS, PA-C, Physician Assistant; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology, Mayo Clinic


About the Award

An important part of the Minnesota Society of Clinical Oncology's mission is to demonstrate a strong commitment to supporting the educational needs of allied health professionals, including advanced practice providers, registered nurses, physician assistants, and pharmacists, who are vital to the delivery of high-quality patient care across the state.

To this end, we are pleased to present the Educational Award for Allied Health Professionals, a $2,000 prize created to support the professional development of MSCO Associate Members. This award can be applied to the attendance of an official ASCO Direct™ Highlights conference or other applicable meeting of the recipient's choosing—including but not limited to—the American Society of Hematology (ASH), Oncology Nursing Society (ONS), or Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC).

All applications are reviewed by a subcommittee of members from the MSCO Board of Directors with up to five awards of $2,000 granted to each winner.

The application process is now closed.  

For questions regarding this award, please email Amanda Impellizzeri, Leadership Relations Manager. 

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