Highly-trained hematology-oncology nurse practitioner experienced in working with multiple stakeholders, including medical colleagues, patients, industry, administrators and lay public in all aspects of medical oncology/hematology, seeking a position as a nurse educator for a major pharmaceutical company.
Nurse Practitioner, July, 1994 - Present Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute, Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA Hematology-oncology nurse practitioner performing such duties as physical assessment, counseling and teaching of both lay and professional individuals and groups, ordering of tests, medications and procedures, assessment for eligibility to Phase II and III national clinical trials, serve on committees, direct local chapter of national breast and cervix screening program (Best Chance Network), perform bone marrow biopsies and other minor procedures, attend local, regional and national meetings and conferences and volunteer in multiple capacities.
Promotional Speaker, January, 2010 - Present Novartis, East Hanover, New Jersey, USA National promotional speaker for Novartis oncology drugs/indications: Octreotide LAR for Carcinoid Syndroms, Afinitor for Kidney Cancer, Afinitor for Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors; non-branded Renal Cell Carcinoma; served as advisory board member in development of Afinitor for Renal Cell Carcinoma slide deck.
Nurse Practitioner, January 1988 - July 1994 Hematology Oncology Associates of Central New York, Syracuse, New York, USA General hematology-oncology nurse practitioner responsibilities.
Promotional Speaker, 1990 - 2009 Celgene, Amgen, Johnson & Johnson, Multiple, Multiple, USA Periodic guest/promotional speaker for multiple pharmaceutical companies over course of many years to include following drugs: Revlimid, Neupogen/Procrit, Adriamycin along with many non-branded talks.
Darla Moore School of Business, 2014 Columbia, South Carolina, USA Business, MBA Graduated with high honors. Most electives taken in MHA program.
State University New York at Syracuse, 1988 Syracuse, New York, USA Nursing, MS Graduated with high honors.
All Microsoft Office applications, Spreadsheet modeling and decision analysis; early adopter of all things digital, Proficient 20 years
American Nurses Credentialing Center--Nurse Practitioner since 1994 United States Drug Enforcement Agency--Controlled substance prescription privileges since 2004 South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation--Nurse Practitioner and controlled substances privileges since 1994