Markey Difference Maker Nomination

mdm-nominationThe Markey Difference Maker award recognizes the above-and-beyond dedication and talent of those who go about the business of treating cancer patients, finding efficiencies in business procedures, improving working conditions, and, generally, making life easier for everyone associated with Markey: patients, caregivers, families, providers, administrators and staff. 

Nominations are accepted by the administration at any time; and, four times a year, two individuals (one from the clinical side and one from the administrative side) are selected as Markey Difference Makers of the Quarter. 

Of those eight quarterly recipients, two of them (one from each category) will be receive the “Dr. Lewis Kelly Markey Difference Maker of the Year” award during the annual Markey Cancer Center Research Day. 

The Dr. Lewis Kelly Markey Difference Maker of the Year award is given in honor of Lewis Kelly, PhD, who worked more than 25 years to bring the Markey Cancer Center to prominence. Dr. Kelly’s missionary spirit and willingness to help out, no matter how large or small the task, exemplify the qualities of those nominated for this award.

NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center - A Cancer Center Designated by the National Cancer Institute

Markey Cancer Center is designated by the National Cancer Institute as a Comprehensive Cancer Center – a distinction that recognizes our commitment to accelerating precision cancer research and care to patients. We are the first and only NCI-Comprehensive Cancer Center in Kentucky, and one of 57 in the nation.