Corilynn B Hughes, RN, BSN, OCN
Oncology Research Program Manager for LifeBridge Health System
Clinical Manager William E Kahlert Regional Cancer Center
Earned Bachelors of Science in Nursing in 1998 and has maintained National Certification in Oncology Nursing since 2002. Her 20 year career has been focused in Oncology care and research. Currently serves a dual role within the LifeBridge Health System as the Oncology Research Program Manager for the LifeBridge Health System (3 hospital health system) and as the Clinical Manager at the William E. Kahlert Regional Cancer Center. She has successfully implemented multiple electronic systems used at WEKRCC. Beyond implementation, she serves as the super-user/onboarding educator of the systems and as onsite system support for clinical staff. Co-leads the multidisciplinary best practice team, and leads the Information Systems Implementation and Workflow Team and serves as the Nursing Leadership and Clinical Trial representative for LifeBridge Health’s Integrated Network Cancer Program for the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. At LifeBridge Health, she is responsible for the development, restructuring, and cohesive alignment of the oncology clinical trial program across the system. This has involved aligning research workflow utilizing Lean Principle guidelines, developing performance improvement plans for research program, and leading research oversight meetings while ensuring compliance across the health system. Her roles and responsibilities have created a work culture rooted in collaboration, patient-centered care, and quality.