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Congratulations to the 2024 Khader K. Hussein Palliative Care Award Recipients

May 29, 2024 | OCCF News, Scholarships

2024 Khader K. Hussein Palliative Care Award Recipients

Each year, these $2,000 awards recognize outstanding graduating medical and nursing students who demonstrate an interest in palliative care and end-of-life issues.

The awards honor Dr. Khader K. Hussein, a former board member of the Hospice Foundation of Oklahoma who has mentored countless medical and nursing students.

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Christa Bellack
OU College of Medicine

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Tamar Galbraith
SNU School of Nursing

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Karis Kemp
OCU Kramer School of Nursing

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Emma Malsy
OU Ziegler College of Nursing

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April Montalebi
UCO Department of Nursing

About Dr. Hussein

As a doctor of oncology and hematology at Integris Health in Oklahoma City, Dr. Khader K. Hussein has offered comfort to patients facing serious illnesses since 1967.

During his 50 years of service to the field, Dr. Hussein has mentored countless medical and nursing students, teaching them to provide patients with the ability to enjoy quality moments without the confinement of a hospital bed.

Learn more at occf.org/hospice.

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Dr. Khader K. Hussein