November 2001

Professional excellence award presented to Simmons

Linda Simmons, BSN, received the Individual Professional Excellence in Direct Caregiving Award from the Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems for her unfailing dedication to serving cancer patients in Douglas County. In addition to her 19 years of service at Mercy Medical Center, Roseburg, Ore., Simmons is the director and treasurer of Camp Millennium, chair of the Douglas County Cancer Services Committee, chair of the Cancer Survivor Day Committee and a board member of the Douglas County Tobacco Prevention Coalition.