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Consuelo Skosey

Consuelo Skosey, American cancer research administrator. Registered Nurse, Illinois. Recipient International Association for Study of Lung Cancer grant, 1988.


  • Skosey, Consuelo was born on December 10, 1935 in Topeka. Daughter of Manuel Torres and Cresencia (Olivarez) Lira.

  • Education

    • Registered Nurse, Little Company Mary Hospital, Evergreen Park, Illinois, 1957. Student, St. Xavier College, 1979.


    • Oncology nurse M.D. Anderson Cancer Research Institute, Houston, 1958-1959. Assistant head nurse to head nurse medical floor Billings Hospital, University Chicago, Illinois, 1959-1961. Nurse Intensive Care Unit cardiac surgery National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1963-1965.

      Staff nurse Billings Hospital, University Chicago, Illinois, 1966-1967, manager outpatient influenza immunization program, 1976. Nurse associate, thyroid oncology clinician, research associate Section of Endocrinology, University Chicago, 1977-1980. Nurse associate, chest oncology research nurse coordinator Section of Hematology/Oncology, University Chicago, 1980-1986, data management administrator, research assistant, 1986-1994, administrative assistant, 1987-1996.

      Data management administrator Biostatis. and Data Management Core Facility University Chicago Cancer Research Center, 1991-1996. Director clinical oncology research data management, 1994-1996. Administrative director clinical oncology residents University Illinois, Chicago, since 1996.

      Nurse consultant Cancer Information Service of the Illinois Cancer Council, 1979-1981. Member institutional review board University Chicago, 1987-1996, Weiss Memorial Hospital, 1992-1996, registry abstract review committee, 1988-1992, interdisciplinary review panel for nursing research, 1988-1991. Member University Chicago Cancer Research Center Clinical Trials Review Committee, 1991-1996, chair oncology nursing committee, since 1994, member audit committee, since 1991, minority consortium, 1991-1996.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Illinois.


    • Editorial advisory board Biotherapeutics and Cancer, 1987-1993. Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Secretary, treasurer Mostly Music, Inc., Chicago, 1976-1992, advisory board, since 1980. Member Chicago (Illinois) Symphony Society, Chicago, since 1980, Art Institute, Chicago, since 1985. Governing member Chicago Symph.

    Orchestra, 1997. Member American Society Clinical Oncology, Oncology Nursing Society, Society Clinical Trials (certified).


    • Married John Lyle Skosey, June 18, 1960. Children: Laura Anne, John Lyle Junior, Peter James.
    • father: Manuel Torres Lira
    • mother: Cresencia (Olivarez) Lira
    • spouse: John Lyle Skosey
    • children: Laura Anne Skosey
    • John Lyle Junior Skosey
    • Peter James Skosey
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    Born December 10, 1935