The Cancer Center at Presbyterian Receives Three Nominations for the 2009 People's Caring Award
News Release: June 16, 2009
The Cancer Center at Presbyterian is pleased to announce that three of its care team members, Dr. Kathryn Faccini, Dr. Diana Weber and Maureen Bustamante have been nominated for the 2009 People’s Caring Awards (PCA). The awards are presented by People Living Through Cancer. Individuals recognized for the People’s Caring Awards are healthcare professionals, individuals and volunteers who demonstrate the highest standards of care and compassion year after year to those living through cancer.
Dr. Faccini is board-certified in internal medicine, hematology, medical oncology and palliative care. She earned her medical degree from Texas Tech School of Medicine in Lubbock, TX. Dr. Faccini completed her hematology/oncology fellowships at Baylor College of Medicine and University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX. In 2008, she joined Presbyterian from the Hospice of Western Reserve in Cleveland, OH where she served as medical director.
Dr. Weber is board-certified in surgery. She earned her medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, DC. Dr. Weber joined Presbyterian Medical Group in 2006 from Georgetown University School of Medicine where she served as director of Undergraduate Surgical Education. Currently, she serves as lead physician for Presbyterian Medical Group Surgery.
Bustamante is a certified medical assistant and has more than 16 years of experience in healthcare. She started working for Presbyterian in 1993 as a home health aid and then as a tech in urology at Lovelace Health System for eight years. Since March 2008, Bustamante has been a medical assistant at the Cancer Center at Presbyterian.
People Living Through Cancer Inc. (PLTC) is a grass-roots community organization that has provided peer support services for more than 25 years to people throughout New Mexico.