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Faculty members honored for volunteerism

Feb. 13, 2014

Susan M. Rawl

Susan M. Rawl, Ph.D.

Frank P. Lloyd Jr., M.D., and Susan M. Rawl, Ph.D., were recently awarded the 2013 American Cancer Society's St. George National Award, the society’s highest distinction for volunteer service.

Dr. Lloyd is a volunteer clinical assistant professor of surgery at the IU School of Medicine and coroner for Marion County.

A surgical oncologist, he is experienced in translational research, early in-vitro drug development and multidisciplinary team development for biotechnology. Dr. Lloyd is a graduate of DePauw University and the IU School of Medicine. 

Dr. Rawl is a member of the cancer prevention and control program at the IU Simon Cancer Center and professor of adult health at the IU School of Nursing, where she serves as the director of the Ph.D. in nursing science program and director of training in behavioral nursing research.

She holds a BSN and MS in medical-surgical nursing/CNS and a doctorate in nursing science from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in behavioral oncology at IUPUI.

Frank P. Lloyd Jr., M.D.

Frank P. Lloyd Jr., M.D.

To qualify for the award, Drs. Rawl and Lloyd spent at least six years of consecutive and distinguished service and were selected by other volunteers on the Society’s board of directors.  

In addition to her service as an ACS volunteer, Dr. Rawl will be named the inaugural chair of the ACS Lakeshore Division upon completion of her service as the group's president and chief health officer.

“Susan’s dedication and passion have been a crucial component of the American Cancer Society’s efforts to finish the fight against cancer,” said Nancy Yaw, executive vice president of the American Cancer Society’s Lakeshore Division. “It is an honor and a privilege to recognize her many outstanding achievements with the St. George Award.”

Drs. Lloyd and Rawl received the award during the ACS's Great Lakes Division board meeting in Lansing, Michigan.

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