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Kathryn G. Froiland Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Ms. Froiland has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the fields of nursing and education

    HOUSTON, TX, September 16, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Kathryn G. Froiland with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Ms. Froiland celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Senior Oncology Nursing Educator Ms. Froiland has found success with Tesaro, a public pharmaceutical company based in Waltham, Massachusetts, which focuses on drug development for cancer. Hired in 2015 as an oncology nurse educator, the company was acquired by Glaxo Smith Kline in 2018. Ms. Froiland formerly taught for GSK as an oncology clinical nurse educator between 2003 and 2015. She was also a program director of the wound ostomy continence nurse education program, a senior wound ostomy continence nurse, and a senior nurse instructor at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. Likewise, Ms. Froiland has held various nursing positions in Minnesota at the Mayo Clinic Foundation, the Methodist Hospital, and the University of Minnesota Hospitals and Clinics since 1979.

Prior to embarking upon her professional journey, Ms. Froiland studied vigorously in order to qualify for the roles she would one day inhabit. She received a Bachelor of Science in nursing at Saint Olaf College in Minnesota in 1979. Returning to college years later, Ms. Froiland obtained a Master of Science in nursing at the University of Texas in 1994.

Volunteering her time to the American Cancer Society in Houston since 1991, Ms. Froiland is passionate in her charitable pursuits. She is also a member of several industry-related organizations, including the Wound Ostomy Continence Nursing Society and as a former Houston chapter secretary, the president-elect, the president, and a member on the board of directors at the Houston Chapter of the Oncology Nursing Society. The Society notably honored Ms. Froiland with a Mary Mazzaway scholarship in 2000.

In 2002, Ms. Froiland was honored with a Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Texas-Houston School of Nursing. She was previously recognized as a Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurse (WOCN) of the Year by the south-central region of the WOCN Society, received an Excellence in Clinical Care Award from NurseWeek, an Excellence in Patient Care and Clinical Education Award and an MD Anderson Gynecologic Oncology Fellows Class of 2000 Award. A celebrated Marquis listee, Ms. Froiland has been featured in the 58th and 59th editions of Who's Who in America.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to her profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Kathryn G. Froiland has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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