Special focus on
- Breast Cancer
- B.A., Carleton College, Northfield Minnesota 1995
- M.S.N., Yale University, New Haven Connecticut 2004
Debra is the Breast Cancer Nurse Navigator at the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute. She's the first person those newly diagnosed with breast cancer meet. She is there every step of the way to coordinate providers and treatments. With over 12 years of oncology experience, she is passionate about meeting their unique needs and works to provide resources tailored to each person.
One of Debra’s areas of interests is a symptom called mucositis, a side effect some people experience from chemotherapy. She has published several articles and provided lectures on this topic. She also has experience providing education and training to other oncology nurses in the areas of symptom management and chemotherapy administration.Read more