Local Nurse Honored for Her Work in Providing Care to Cancer Patients
Islip, NY – Islip Town Supervisor Tom Croci, along with the members of the Islip Town Board, celebrated October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month by honoring Bonnie Edsall of Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center. Ms. Edsall is a Resident Nurse and Breast Health Center/ Radiation Oncology Nurse Manager, and has helped care for countless members of the Town of Islip and Long Island community suffering from cancer.
Ms. Edsall has served as the Breast Health Educator, Mammography Nurse, and Medical/Surgical Nurse, and has 16 years of experience as a Support Group Facilitator for multiple support groups. She is also the Breast Health Liaison for Good Samaritan Hospital, is the co-author of “Innovative Nursing Roles of the Breast Health Center,” and is an active member of the Breast Leadership Committee, national and local chapters of the Oncology Nursing Society, and the National Consortium of Breast Centers. Supervisor Croci awarded her with a Town of Islip proclamation for her extreme dedication to her patients and her commitment to bettering the lives of others.
Pictured: Back Row: Councilman Steve Flotteron, Councilman Anthony Senft, Jr., Town Clerk Olga Murray, Councilwoman Trish Bergin Weichbrodt, Receiver of Taxes Alexis Weik, Councilman John Cochrane, Jr.Front Row: Supervisor Tom Croci, Donna Taranto, Bonnie Edsall, Deborah Scuderi