Veteran's Day Ceremony To Honor James Staff And Patients

November 09, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC-James) will hold a veteran’s recognition ceremony to honor James staff members who have served in the military. The event will be held Wednesday, Nov 10 in 518 James at 10 a.m. Media are invited to attend the event.

Eligible staff members will receive a pin identifying them as a veteran. The pins are provided as part of a statewide initiative sponsored by the Ohio Veteran's Partnership, Ohio Hospice and Palliative Care and the National Hospice Veteran's Partnerships. The purpose of the initiative is to understand the unique needs of veteran patients. After pinning staff, the veterans will head to inpatient floors to pin patients who have also served in the military.

The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (cancer.osu.edu) is one of only 40 Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the United States designated by the National Cancer Institute. Ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the top cancer hospitals in the nation, The James is the 180-bed adult patient-care component of the cancer program at The Ohio State University. The OSUCCC-James is one of only seven funded programs in the country approved by the NCI to conduct both Phase I and Phase II clinical trials.

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Jennifer Mutchler
Medical Center Public Affairs and Media Relations
614-293-3737
mutchler.27@osu.edu

 

Contact Media Staff

Amanda Harper

Director of Media Relations


614-685-5420 (direct)


614-293-3737 (main)


Amanda.Harper2@osumc.edu


Media staff are available by calling 614-293-3737 Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

 

If after hours, please call 614-293-8000 (ask the operator to page the hospital administrative manager).