Wenonah B. Ecung, PhD, Oral History Interview, September 16, 2016
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Major Topics Covered:
- Personal background and education
- Perspectives on the role of nurses, oncology nursing, and nursing leadership
- Views on racial bias
- Leadership, mentoring, career decision-making processes
Chapter 01: Memories and Details about Family
Chapter 02 : Finding the Way to Nursing
Chapter 03: An Education that Stressed Nursing Leadership; Experiences of Bias
Chapter 04: Making a Commitment to Oncology Nursing
Chapter 05: Nursing in the Department of Developmental Therapeutics
Chapter 06 : Developing Nursing Care in the New Clark Clinic
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Ecung, Wenonah B. PhD and Rosolowski, Tacey A. PhD, "Wenonah B. Ecung, PhD, Oral History Interview, September 16, 2016" (2016). Interview Sessions. 110.
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About the Interview
About the Interview Subject:
Wenonah B. Ecung (b. July 10; Washington, DC) came to MD Anderson in 1977 in the role of Nurse Clinician II in Medical Oncology. When she retired in 2016, she was serving as Vice President of Clinical Administration reporting to the Executive Vice President and Physician in Chief.
During her long career with the institution, Dr. Ecung had an impact on the organization of nursing care and the transformation of the role of nurses in partnering with physicians in patient care. She contributed to the evolution of multidisciplinary care at MD Anderson, and participated in organizing the institution’s formal shift to the multidisciplinary care model.