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Scarlott Mueller, MPH, RN, recently retired as the vice president and chief nursing officer for the North Florida Regional Medical Center after serving for 21 years in this role. Scarlott had management and quality of care responsibilities for the areas of nursing, pharmacy, rehab, respiratory, regulatory and emergency services. She oversaw the first and ongoing successful achievement of the facility's comprehensive community cancer program accreditation as designated by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer.

Throughout her professional career, Ms. Mueller has received a number of awards for her commitment to her patients and her career, including being inducted into Sigma Theta Tau, the international honor society for nursing in 1977, being recognized as the 1988 Woman of Achievement in Durham, NC, winning the Society’s St. George National Award in 2010, and receiving the Florida Division’s Distinguished Service Award in 2013.

Ms. Mueller's community and volunteer roles stretch far outside of the Society. She has served on the boards of other organizations, including the Oncology Nursing Society Foundation, Samaritan Counseling Center of North Central Florida, the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation and the Oncology Nursing Society-Nominating Committee.

Ms. Mueller has volunteered with the American Cancer Society for 35 years and has held leadership positions at every level of the organization, including service as Board president/chair of the Florida Division and a as member of various committees throughout the Florida Division and the former North Carolina Division. She presently serves as chair of the American Cancer Society Board of Directors, having served as a member since 2010.

Ms. Mueller received a master’s degree in public health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1985 and a bachelor of science in nursing degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1977.

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