Paula Reed, RN, recently retired after 45 years in nursing with 30 years specializing in oncology. She previously served as Director of Oncology and Infusion Services at Palo Alto Medical Foundation and still handles special projects in cancer care for PAMF. Earlier in her career, she worked at El Camino Hospital and Lifesource Home IV Therapy. She is past president of the Oncology Nursing Society Santa Clara Chapter and serves on the Hospice of the Valley Professional Advisory Board. She was named an American Red Cross Hero and received the Leukemia Lymphoma Society Chairman’s Citation Award for Outstanding Service to the Community, Silicon Valley and Monterey Bay Area Chapter. She holds a B.S. in Nursing from Loretto Heights College in Denver and is an Oncology Certified Nurse.