March 15, 2018

Elsie Wilson Retiring After 37 Years at UNM

By msequeira

Elsie Wilson

Elsie Wilson, Research Technician, will be retiring after 37 years of dedicated service to the University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer.

Join the Clinical Research Office to wish her well:

Thursday, March 29, 2018
1:30 pm
UNM Cancer Center Education Foyer




Five things you may not have known about Elsie:

  • Elsie Wilson works on protocols

    Elsie began her career as an in-patient nurse for the United States Public Health Service for Merchant Marines and U.S. Coast Guard in Boston, Massachusetts.

  • Elsie worked on Little Diomede Island in the Bering Strait. Its neighboring island, 2 miles away, is Big Diomede, Russia. Elsie waved at the Russian soldiers on Big Diomede, “but they never waved back.”
  • In 1981, Elsie began her employment with the University of New Mexico Cancer Research and Treatment Center (CRTC) in the Gynecology Oncology & Radiation Clinic with Cesium Implant.
  • From 1986 to 2000 Elsie worked in the CRTC Protocol Department. In 2000, Elsie started working for the Clinical Research Office as a Research Technician.
  • In the last year, Elsie has worked exclusively on Phase 1 protocols with Dr. Rixe and his Phase 1 clinical trials team.

Want to learn more? Read Elsie's Biography.

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