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Office of Research Nursing (ORN)                                  


Vision Statement

To provide a unique, cohesive team of superior research nurse specialists to carry out the mission of the CCR through a culture that supports continuing education, mentorship, professional development, and collaboration while balancing comprehensive patient coordination and quality clinical and translational research.


Coffee & Chat: We meet the last Monday, Wednesday and Thursday of the month in room 3-2550. See Outlook invite for the time and any speakers.

CPR: Please contact Cara Kenney if you need to renew your BLS certification.  Remember to send your updated CPR card to Tonya Ferguson who is the POC for the Extra-Departmental Credentialing Program.  Other BLS classes are also available in Building 31.  Visit the ORS website for more information.

Friday Training: Training is held once a month.  Click here for past training handouts.

License Reimbursement: Anything pertaining to a background check is not authorized for reimbursement under the NIH guidance even if it’s part of a required renewal/license.  ORN will pay for fingerprinting, license renewal, and up to 2 certifications (not memberships).  Please complete this form and submit to Cheryl Royce along with your receipts.  Remember to send your updated license to Tonya Ferguson who is the POC for the Extra-Departmental Credentialing Program. 

NCI Medical Oncology Referral Office: Staffed by 4 nurses, Cynthia Boyle, Marueen Edgerly, Anne Goodwin, and Christine Muir, who assist selected teams with new patient referrals.  You can contact them via phone or email. The Referral Office shared email is and the shared voicemail is 240-760-6050. The fax number is 301-451-5433.  These contacts may be given to anyone inquiring about clinical trials. They will respond within 24 hours. 

Promotion Information for Nurses: Click here

Research Nurse Competencies: Click here 

Team Highlights: Click here

Wellness Committee: Balancing Mind, Body and Spirit. Quarterly meetings include bookclub discussions, birthday celebrations, Walking Wednesdays. Always looking for members. Contact Suzanne Fioravanti or Linda Sciuto for info.


Admission Forms

Central IRB Links & Info

Computer Corner

Department Forms

Helpful Websites


Monitoring Visit

Patient Support Services


Social Work Department

Student Loan Repayment Program (SLRP)


Last updated by Yu, Theresa (NIH/NCI) [E] on Jan 14, 2019