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Rebecca Kay Cutchin, American women's health nurse. Certified oncology nurse. Recipient Governor's award for volunteerism, 1989, Lane W. Adams award American Cancer Society, 1998; named Volunteer of Year, District 2 Cancer Control, 1997.


Cutchin, Rebecca Kay was born on March 19, 1954 in Danville, Illinois, United States. Daughter of James Joseph and Nedra Ellen (Bartlett) Stump.


Diploma in nursing, Lake View Hospital Son, 1975. Bachelor of science in nursing, Purdue University, 1993.


Staff nurse, Community Hospital, Williamsport, Indiana, 1975-1977;assistant head nurse telemetry, head nurse surgery post op floor, Culver Union Hospital, Crawfordsville, Indiana, 1979-1984;outpatient oncology nurse, Culver Union Hospital, Crawfordsville, Indiana, 1982-1984;oncology nurse, St. Elizabeth Hospital Medical Center, Lafayette, Indiana, 1984-1988;oncology coordinator, St. Elizabeth Hospital Medical Center, Lafayette, Indiana, 1988-1994;nurse clinician Center for Women's Health, St. Joseph's Medical Center, South Bend, Indiana, 1994-1997;health coordinator, Oncology Institute Lafayette, since 1997. Medical moral committee St. Elizabeth Hospital Medical Center, Lafayette, 1991-1993. Chair, membership and publicity committee National Consortium of Breast Centers Inc., since 1997.


Board directors American Cancer Society, Lafayette, 1988-1994, 97—. Breast cancer detection core team State of Indiana, since 1995, triple touch project development team, since 1995, breast and cervical early detection program, public education work group, since 1995. Board directors American Cancer Society, St. Joseph County, South Bend, 1994-1997, coordinator Hispanic Health Task Force, 1995-1997.

Member community council S. Montgomery High School, Crawfordsville, 1990-1992. Member Governor's Advisory Board Women's Health, since 1998. Chiar Young Women’s Christian Association Task Force on Women's Cancers, since 1998.

Member Oncology Nursing Society (undergraduate scholarship 1991), Wabash Valley chapter Oncology Nursing Society, Michiana Oncology Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau (Delta Omicron chapter, Clinical Excellence award 1992).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: pursuing an Master of Business Administration, geneology, collecting Christmas ornaments.


Children: James David Tanner, Jennifer Suzanne Tanner. M. David M. Cutchin, January 20, 1996. 1 child, Schuyler Elizabeth.