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Diane Von Ah, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.

Diane Von Ah, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN is an Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Community and Health Systems at Indiana University, School of Nursing, Indianapolis, Indiana. Dr. Von Ah completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (1987) and Masters of Science in Nursing (1996) from the University of Iowa and her doctorate from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2003. Dr. Von Ah also competed a post-doctoral fellowship through a National Institute of Nursing Research-funded training grant at Indiana University School of Nursing. Dr. Von Ah’s research in cancer symptom management, focusing primarily on cancer and cancer treatment-related cognitive impairment has been funded by the Susan G. Komen Foundation Birmingham Affiliate, Sigma Theta Tau International Nu Chapter, Oncology Nursing Society Foundation the Indiana University General Clinical Research Center and the Walther Cancer Institute. She has published her work in interdisciplinary journals including, Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, Cancer Nursing, Research in Nursing and Health, and Journal of Advanced Nursing among others. Dr. Von Ah has been recognized nationally for her research including receipt of 2008 Midwest Nursing Research Society Women's Health Research Section New Investigator, 2009 Victoria Mock New Investigator from the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS), 2013 Trish Greene Memorial Quality of Life Lectureship Award from the ONS and inducted in 2014 as a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing. She serves as the leader of the ONS, Putting Evidence into Practice, Cognitive Impairment Task Force and is on the editorial board for the Journal of Cancer Survivorship.