Margaret Barton-Burke, PhD, RN, FAAN, is the president of the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS). She is the Mary Ann Lee Endowed Professor of Oncology Nursing at the College of Nursing, University of Missouri-St. Louis, and a research scientist at Siteman Cancer Center in St. Louis. Dr. Barton-Burke is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN). She is a founding member of the Massachusetts Pain Initiative, the Massachusetts Cancer Pain Initiative, and several other cancer nursing initiatives. She has received numerous fellowships and most recently was named to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) 2014–2015 Leadership for Academic Nursing Program (LANP) Fellowship. Dr. Barton-Burke is the Chairperson of the AACN Research Leadership Network.