Music Relaxation Video and Pain Control: A RCT for Women Receiving Intracavitary Brachytherapy Grace Chu-Hui-Lin Chi, PhD, MS, RN, OCN Assistant Professor Texas Christian University, Harris College of Nursing and Health Sciences Beta Beta-Houston Chapter #648 Fort Worth, Texas, USA Dr. Grace Chi received her PhD in Nursing Science from Texas Womans University. Her research dissertation evaluated the effects of music relaxation video on pain and anxiety in patients who received intracavitary brachytherapy for gynecological cancer, which was conducted at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. Dr. Chi is an assistant professor at Texas Christian University. She has worked in clinical areas of med-surg, gynecologic oncology and radiation oncology for almost 10 years and has also participated in different academic and clinical researches, projects and conferences. She has received the Scientific Poster Award for her dissertation proposal from Beta Beta Houston Chapter in 2007 and also several scholarship awards and research grants. She has published integrated literature reviews The role of hope in patients with cancer in Oncology Nursing Forum 2007 and Selection of music for inducing relaxation and alleviating pain: Literature review in Holistic Nursing Practice 2011. "I would like to acknowledge the support, scholarly expertise, and essential assistance of my doctoral committee chair and dissertation advisor, Dr. Anne Young of Texas Womans University. I am grateful to have such a wonderful professor who guided me with great patience and supported me throughout the whole dissertation journey. Her knowledge, encouragement, and constructive comments helped me to overcome obstacles during the process. I deeply respect her scholarship and professionalism."
A quilt was donated by Dr Anne Koci and Dr Rebecca Krepper on behalf of Beta Beta Houston A bidding war between 2 women led to the final bid of $655 The person who lost the bid has commissioned Anne to make a second quilt and has offered to donate a matching amount to the Foundation.