Jan and Geri awarded scholarships from American Cancer Society

Jan and Geri awarded scholarships from American Cancer Society

Jan Clemons, RN (inpatient Oncology) and Geri Raber, RN (outpatient Radiation Oncology) are oncology graduate students at the University of Maryland. With support and recommendation from nursing leadership at AAMC, they have each have been awarded an American Cancer Society Graduate Scholarship in Cancer Nursing Practice for $20,000 over the next two years. 

This award is given to fewer than 15 applicants each year! Jan and Geri were recognized for their experience, participation, and goals in the practice of oncology patient care delivery. 

What an achievement –  we are so proud!


  1. Posted by Lil Banchero, at Reply

    Congratulations to you both. This is a wonderful recogniztion and well deserved. When I had a family member critcally ill on Oncology Jan was such a comfort. Her knowledge and compassion was a source of stregnth for my family. Good luck to you both.

  2. Posted by Joanne, at Reply

    Jan & Geri – What fantastic news! Congratulations to you both. You are so deserving of this honor!
    Best wishes,

  3. Posted by carol Namo, at Reply

    Jan & Geri, Wow!!! Congratulations. I can’t think of any two people more deserving. Your knowledge, experience, and wonderful way with people are a combination that can’t be beat and this is certainly partial proof of these facts. I am just bursting with happiness for both of you. I know this will come in handy as you continue to pursue your goals in education. What fantastic role models you are. Much deserved award. Love Carol

    • Posted by Jan Clemons, at Reply

      You are such a great cheering section. Every day I am so thankful for your smiles and support.

      Thanks so much!


    • Posted by Geri, at Reply

      Thanks, Carol!

      It is an honor to work with nurses like you.

      I always know our cancer patients are well cared for in body and spirit.


  4. Posted by Janet Ruffin, at Reply

    Congratulations to both of you for well deserved Scholarships. We are so very fortunate to have both of you here at AAMC!

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