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Hack wins CAPO Award for Research Excellence

May 7, 2014 — 
Tom Hack

Tom Hack

Professor Tom Hack, Faculty of Nursing, was awarded the Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology’s 2014 Award for Research Excellence on May 2.

The award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to research in psychosocial oncology in Canada.

Hack is a Professor in the Faculties of Nursing, Medicine, and Graduate Studies at the University of Manitoba, and a clinical psychologist with CancerCare Manitoba. He is also the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation Chair in Psychosocial and Supportive Care Oncology Research and Director, Psychosocial Oncology and Cancer Nursing Research.

The Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology (CAPO) is an organization of professionals, clinicians, researchers, educators, and others dedicated to the understanding, treatment and study of the social, psychological, emotional, spiritual and quality-of-life aspects of cancer. CAPO leads nationally and globally in promoting capacity for, and excellence in psychosocial oncology services to enhance the wellness of individuals and families. The purpose of the CAPO is to foster and encourage interdisciplinary excellence in psychosocial research education and clinical practice in oncology.

Research at the University of Manitoba is partially supported by funding from the Government of Canada Research Support Fund.

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