PhD student receives scholarship to present breast cancer research
Breast cancer research is Lakeshia Cousin’s main focus. Her goal as a USF Nursing PhD student is to help make life better for breast cancer survivors.
Cousin’s research has received recognition including from Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). She recently received a scholarship from PCORI to present her research at the organization’s annual meeting.
Cousin will present on cardiac chemotherapy-related complications among breast cancer survivors.
The annual meeting, which will focus on changing the conversation about health research, will be held on Nov. 17 in National Harbor, Maryland.
Cousin is also a McKnight scholar. In 2015, she received the McKnight Doctoral Fellowship. She was one of 50 students in the state to receive that honor.
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