Candler chosen as CRH director of oncology

Columbus Regional Health is announcing the promotion of Joni Candler to director of oncology.

Candler joined Columbus Regional Health in August 2015, has been an oncology nurse for more than five years and has served in numerous oncology leadership roles. As director of oncology, she will oversee the daily operations associated with patient care activities and clinical education and development of the staff in the Columbus Regional Health Cancer Center.

Kelsey DeClue, spokeswoman for the hospital, said the Cancer Center is undergoing an expansion and renovation that will include expanded waiting areas and more chemotherapy treatment bays, as well as a few private treatment rooms. The project is expected to be completed in February.