Advanced Practice Providers

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Cyndi Adair MSN, ACNP-BC

Clinic Location:
225 Big Station Camp Blvd, Suite 201
Gallatin TN 37077
In clinic: Monday
Float: T/W/Th

Specialties:
Medical Oncology/Hematology

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Vanderbilt University
Master of Science in Nursing – Vanderbilt University

Certifications:
Tennessee Licensed Registered Nurse
Certified ANCC Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Professional Memberships:
Oncology Nursing Society


Maria Alvarado, MSN, FNP-BC

Clinic Locations:
103 Physicians Way, Suite 120
Lebanon, TN 37090
Phone: 615-453-5623
In Clinic: M-F

Specialties:
Hematology/ Oncology

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Florida State University
Master of Science in Nursing – Belmont University

Certifications:
FNP-BC Family Nurse Practitioner Board Certified
Tennessee Licensed Registered Nurse

Professional Memberships:
Oncology Nursing Society
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners


Tiffani Arthur, AGACNP-BC

Clinic Locations:
1840 Medical Center Pkwy, Suite 300
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Phone: 615-848-0488
In Clinic, M, T, Th, F

1589 Sparta Street, Suite 306
McMinnville, TN 37110
Phone: 931-815-0032
In Clinic: W

Specialties:
Medical Oncology
Malignant Hematology
Benign Hematology

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Cumberland University
Master of Science in Nursing – Vanderbilt University

Certifications:
ANCC Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certification
Tennessee Licensed Registered Nurse

Professional Memberships:
Oncology Nursing Society


Erin Bailey, MSN, FNP-BC

Clinic Location:
4220 Harding Pike, Suite 200
Nashville, TN 37205
Phone: 615-385-3751
In Clinic: M-F

Specialties:
Medical Oncology

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – University of Tennessee at Knoxville
Master of Science in Nursing – University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Certifications:
ANCC Family Nurse Practitioner Certification
Tennessee Licensed Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
Department of Transportation Medical Examiner Certified
Advanced cardiac life support Certified

Professional Memberships:
Oncology Nursing Society


Lesley Camille Ballance, MSN, FNP-BC,

Clinic Location:
250 25th Ave North, Suite 412
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: 615-986-7600
In Clinic: W/F

Specialties:
Hematology Oncology

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Aquinas College
Master of Science in Nursing – Belmont University

Certifications:
ANCC Family Nurse Practitioner Certification
Tennessee Licensed Registered Nurse
Chemotherapy – Immunotherapy Certification

Professional Memberships:
Oncology Nursing Society


Marcie Taylor Beasley, MSN, RN, FNP-C, AOCNP

Clinic Location:
Memorial Plaza
605 Glenwood Drive, Suite 200
Chattanooga, TN 37404
Phone: 423-698-1844
In clinic: M/W/Th

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Austin Peay State University, 2002
Master of Science in Nursing – University of TN at Chattanooga, 2006

Certifications:
Family Nurse Practitioner
Certified Breast Examiner, NCBC
ONCC Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner

Specialty areas:
Breast Oncology
General Hematology/Oncology

Professional Memberships:
National Oncology Nurses Society
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Advanced Practitioner Society for Hematology and Oncology


Shari Beauregard, MSN, RN, ANP-BC, ACHPN

Clinic Location:
2004 Hayes St., Suite LL15
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: 615-284-7785
In Clinic: M-F

Specialties:
Radiation Oncology
Palliative Care

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Biology – Delaware State University
Master of Science in Nursing – Vanderbilt University

Certifications:
ANCC Adult Nurse Practitioner
Tennessee Licensed Registered Nurse
Advanced Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse (ACHPN)

Professional Memberships:
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA)
Oncology Nursing Society (ONS)
Advanced Practitioner Society for Hematology and Oncology (APSHO)
American Association of Nurse Practitioners


Catherine R. Benson, MSN, AGACNP-BC

Clinic Location:
4323 Carothers Parkway, Suite 500
Franklin, TN 37067
Phone: 615-591-4764
In Clinic: Monday-Friday

Specialties:
Hematology & Medical Oncology

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – University of Tennessee
Master of Science in Nursing – University of South Carolina

Certifications:
ANCC Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certification
Tennessee Licensed Registered Nurse

Professional Memberships:
Oncology Nursing Society
Advanced Practitioner Society for Hematology and Oncology


Amy Boren, NP-C

Clinic Locations:
Medical Park II
2200 East Third Street, Suite 100
Chattanooga, TN 37404
Phone: 423-698-1844
In clinic: T/W/TH

Specialties:
Medical Oncology
Hematology

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – St. Petersburg College
Master of Science in Nursing – University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Certifications:
Certified Family Nurse Practitioner

Professional Memberships:
Advanced Practice Society of Hematology and Oncology
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Oncology Nursing Society


Barbara Bunting, MSN, ANP-BC, AOCNP, BMTCN, Advanced Practice Provider Preceptor

Clinic Location:
Sarah Cannon Center for Blood Cancers
250 25th Ave North, Suite 412
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: 615-986-7600
In Clinic: M/T/Th

Specialties:
Hematology/Oncology
Bone Marrow Transplant

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – West Virginia University
Master of Science in Nursing – Vanderbilt University

Certifications:
ANCC Adult Nurse Practitioner
Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner
Blood and Marrow Transplant Certified Nurse

Professional Memberships:
Oncology Nursing Society
American Nurses Association
Tennessee Nurses Association
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners


Holly Bushart, MSN, ACNP, AOCNP
Director of Advanced Practice Providers

2004 Hayes Street, Suite 800
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: 615-329-0570

Clinic Location:
250 25th Ave North, Suite 100/200
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: 615-320-5090
In Clinic: M/W

Specialties:
Medical Oncology/Research
Gastrointestinal Cancer
Survivorship

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Master of Science in Nursing – University of Alabama in Huntsville

Certifications:
ANCC Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certification
Tennessee Licensed Registered Nurse
ONCC Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner

Professional Memberships:
Oncology Nursing Society
American Association of Nurse Practitioners
Advanced Practitioner Society for Hematology and Oncology

Presentations:
ONS Congress


Jessica Cannon, MSN, ACNP, AOCNP

Clinic Location:
1840 Medical Center Parkway, Suite 300
Murfreesboro, TN, 37219
Phone: 615-848-0488

Specialties:
Medical Oncology

Education:
Master of Science, Nursing – Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program
Bachelor of Science, Nursing – Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN
Associate of Science, Nursing – Motlow State Community College, Lynchburg, TN

Certifications:
Registered Nurse Practitioner
Registered Nurse
Basic Life Support – American Heart Association
Advanced Cardiac Life Support – American Heart Association
Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner – Oncology Nursing Society

Professional Organizations:
Oncology Nursing Society
Member, American Association of Nurse Practitioner


Jayme F. Chung, MSc, MSN, ACNP-BC

Clinic Location:
2004 Hayes Street, Suite 350
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: 615-312-3334
Clinic Days: T/W/Th

Specialties:
Medical Oncology
Hematology
Breast Cancer

Education:
Master of Science in Nursing – Vanderbilt University/Boston College
Master of Science in Cellular Biology – Boston College
Bachelor of Science in Biology – Post University

Certifications:
Tennessee Licensed RN
American Nurses Credentialing Center- Acute Care Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified

Professional Memberships:
Oncology Nursing Society


Amy Cox, MSN, ACNP-BC, AOCNP

Clinic Location:
225 Big Station Camp Blvd, Suite 201
Gallatin, TN 37066
Phone: 615-451-5481
In Clinic: M/Tu/Th/F

Specialties:
Medical Oncology
Hematology

Education:
Bachelor of Science-Biology – United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO
Masters of Natural Science – Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
Master of Science in Nursing – Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee

Certifications:
ANCC Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certification
Tennessee Licensed Registered Nurse
Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner

Professional Memberships:
Oncology Nursing Society (ONS)
American Nurses Association (ANA)


Mary W. Darden MSN, APN-BC

Clinic Location:
4220 Harding Road, Suite 200, S and E Bldg.
Nashville, TN 37205
Phone: 615-385-3751
Clinic Days: T/W/Th
Float: Monday

Specialty:
Medical Oncology
Breast Cancer

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Austin Peay State University – 1991
Master of Science in Nursing – Vanderbilt University School of Nursing

Certifications:
ANCC – Family Nurse Practitioner Certification
State of TN – Registered Nurse

Professional Memberships:
American Nurses Association
Oncology Nursing Society
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners


Dana L. DeMoss, MSN, WHNP-C

Clinic Location:
4220 Harding Road, S&E Building, Suite 200
Nashville, TN  37205
Phone: 615-460-3833
In Clinic: Monday-Friday

Specialties:
Gynecologic Oncology
Sexual Health

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – University of New York at Albany
Master of Science in Nursing – Vanderbilt University

Certifications:
Tennessee Licensed Registered Nurse
Certificate of Fitness – Tennessee
NCC Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner
ASCCP

Professional Memberships:
Oncology Nursing Society
Society of Gynecologic Oncology
Society of Gynecologic Nurse Oncologist

Appointments:
Gilda’s Club – Medical Advisory Board, Nashville
SGO – Education Committee

Publications:
Ovarian Cancer- Sexuality and Intimacy, contributor


Ellen Ehleben, MSN, A-GNP, NP-C, Advanced Practice Provider Preceptor

Clinic Location:
2410 Patterson Street, Basement Level
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: 615-342-4850
In Clinic: M-F

Specialties:
Radiation Oncology
Prostate Cancer

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Middle Tennessee State University
Master of Science in Nursing – University of Alabama at Birmingham

Certifications:
AANP Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Certification
Certificate of Added Qualification in Radiation Oncology through ONS/ONCC
Tennessee Licensed Registered Nurse

Professional Memberships:
Oncology Nursing Society
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners


Timothy J. Figueroa, PA-C, MSM

Clinic Location:
Sarah Cannon Center for Blood Cancers
250 25th Ave North, Suite 412
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: 615-986-7600
In Clinic: TBD

Specialties:
Hematology/Oncology
Bone Marrow/Stem Cell Transplant

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering – University of Miami (FL)
Master of Science in Medicine, Physician Assistant – Trevecca Nazarene University

Certifications:
NCCPA certified physician assistant

Professional Memberships:
American Academy of Physician Assistants
Tennessee Academy of Physician Assistants


April S. Gatlin MSN, NP-C

Clinic Location:
605 Glenwood Drive, Suite 200
Chattanooga, TN 37404
Phone: 423-698-1844
In Clinic: M-F

Specialty:
Medical oncology
Hematology

Education:
Master of Science in Nursing – Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Bachelor in Nursing – University of Tennessee at Knoxville, Knoxville, TN

Certifications:
Tennessee Licensed Registered Nurse
AANP

Professional Memberships:
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners


Kathryn Grant, MSN, ANP, AOCNP

Clinic Location:
1840 Medical Center Parkway, Suite 300
Murfreesboro, TN, 37219
Phone: 615-848-0488
Clinic Days: M/T/W/F

Education:
Master of Science in Nursing – Vanderbilt University
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – University of Alabama in Huntsville
Associate of Science in Nursing – Maryville College

Certifications:
Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner
Certified Advanced Oncology Nurse Practitioner
Licensed Registered Nurse and Advanced Practice Nurse


Sharon Hale, MSN, ACNP

Clinic Location:
250 25th Ave North, Suite 100
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: 615-320-5090
In Clinic: T/W/F

Specialties:
Medical Oncology, Breast and Lung Cancer

Education:
Bachelor of Science-Vanderbilt University
Master of Science in Nursing-Vanderbilt University

Certifications:
ANCC-Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certification
Tennessee Licensed Registered Nurse
Basic Life Support (BLS)


Tina Q. Harris MS, NP-C, AOCNP

Clinic Location:
Memorial Plaza
605 Glenwood Drive, Suite 200
Chattanooga, TN 37404
Phone: 423-495-7730
In Clinic: M-F

Specialties:
Medical Oncology
Radiation Oncology
Hematology

Education:
Master of Science in Nursing – University of North Georgia in Dahlonega
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – University of West Georgia in Carrollton

Certifications:
Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner
Certificate in Radiation Oncology
Tennessee/Georgia Licensed Registered Nurse
Tennessee/Georgia Licensed Advanced Practice Nurse

Professional Memberships:
Advanced Practice Society of Hematology and Oncology (APSHO)
Communication Committee Member for APSHO
APSHO Editor for Advanced Post Oncology News
APSHO writer/blogger for the website
Oncology Nursing Society (Chattanooga Chapter)
Volunteer for Susan G. Komen


Jamie (Niki) Hazard, MSN, NP-C

Clinic Locations:
1750 Cedar Lane, Suite 200
Tullahoma, TN 37388
Phone: 931-393-3143
In clinic: M-Th

2092 Cowan HWY
Winchester, TN 37398
Phone: 931-968-4858
In Clinic: W

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing- University of Alabama at Huntsville
Master of Science in Nursing- Tennessee State University

Professional Memberships:
Oncology Nursing Society
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners


Laura Hollis, APRN, BC

Clinical Location:
250 25th Ave North, Suite 100
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: 615-32-5090
In Clinic: W/F

Specialties:
Medical Oncology
Lung Cancer

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Family Studies – University of Tennessee Knoxville
Master of Science in Nursing – Vanderbilt University

Certifications:
ANCC Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Tennessee Licensed Registered Nurse


Deanna Hopkins, BSN, MSN, AGNP-C

Clinic Location:
Medical Park II
2200 East Third Street, Suite #100
Chattanooga, TN 37404
Phone: 423-698-1844
In Clinic: Monday-Friday

Specialties:
Medical Oncology & Hematology
Gerontology

Education:
Master of Science in Nursing, Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Concentration – Southern Adventist University, Collegedale, TN
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – University of Alabama, Birmingham, Birmingham AL, Cum Laude
Associate of Applied Science in Nursing – Cleveland State Community College, Cleveland, TN

Certifications:
AANP Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Certification
Tennessee Licensed Registered Nurse
Oncology Nursing Society Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Certification

Professional Memberships:
American Association of Nurse Practitioners
Chattanooga Area Nurses in Advanced Practice
Oncology Nursing Society
Sigma Theta Tau International, Phi Theta Kappa


Jane Hurtig, MSN, ANP-BC, AOCNP, ACHPN

Clinic Location:
2004 Hayes Street, Suite 350
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: 615-312-3333
Clinic day: Admin/PRN

Specialties:
Hematology/Medical Oncology
Palliative Care

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – University of Kansas
Master of Science in Nursing – University of Missouri Kansas City

Certifications:
ANCC Adult Nurse Practitioner Certification
Tennessee Licensed Registered Nurse
Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner
Hospice and Palliative Care Certified Nurse Practitioner

Professional Memberships:
Oncology Nursing Society
Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse Association
American Nurses Association
Tennessee Nurses Association


Jan Hronek, MSN, ACNP, AOCNP

Clinic Location:
250 25th Ave North, Suite 100/200
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: 615-320-5090
In Clinic: M/T/Th

Specialties:
Medical Oncology/Research
Breast/Lung

Education:
Masters of Science in Nursing – Vanderbilt University

Certifications:
ANCC Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certification
Tennessee Licensed Registered Nurse
ONCC Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner

Professional Memberships:
Oncology Nursing Society

Published:
Clinical Journal of Oncology Nurse
Oncology Nursing Forum
Cancer Medicine

Presented at:
ONS Congress
ASCO University
AONN


Katie Johnson, MSN, AGPCNP-BC

Clinic Location:
776 Weatherly Drive, Suite A
Clarksville, TN
Phone: 931-906-2004
In Clinic: Monday-Friday

Specialties:
Medical Oncology
Hematology
Non-malignant hematology

Education:
Associate of Science in Nursing – University of Alaska- Anchorage
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Troy University
Master of Science in Nursing – Vanderbilt University

Certifications:
ANCC Adult – Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Certification
Tennessee Licensed Registered Nurse
Oncology Certified Nurse

Professional Memberships:
Advance Practitioner Society for Hematology and Oncology
Oncology Nursing Society
American Nurses Association
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing


Andrea Knox, MSN, AG-ACNP

Clinic Locations:
4220 Harding Rd S&E Bldg, Suite 200
Nashville, TN 37205
Phone: 615-385-3751
In Clinic: M-F

Specialties:
Palliative Care

Education:
Bachelors of Science in Nursing – Florida State University
Masters of Science in Nursing – Vanderbilt University

Certifications:
ANCC Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certification
Tennessee Licensed Registered Nurse


Ron Mahlo, MSN, NP-C

Clinic Location:
2390 North Ocoee Street
Cleveland, TN 37311
Phone: 423-339-0300
In Clinic: M/TU/WED/TH

Specialties:
Medical Oncology

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Union College, Lincoln NE
Master of Science in Nursing – Southern Adventist University, Collegedale TN

Certifications:
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Tennessee Licensed Registered Nurse

Professional Memberships:
Oncology Nursing Society
Advanced Practitioner Society for Hematology and Oncology
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners


Tricia Morris, MSN, NP-C, AOCNP

Clinic Location:
250 25th Ave N., Suite 100
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone 615-320-5090
In clinic: T/W

Specialties:
Medical Oncology
Breast Cancer
Hematology

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – University of Alabama
Master of Science in Nursing – University of Alabama Birmingham

Certifications:
American Association of Nurse Practitioners- Adult Nurse Practitioner Certified
Tennessee Licensed RN
Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner

Professional Memberships:
Oncology Nursing Society
American Association of Nurse Practitioners


Alia Nunn, MSN, ANP-BC, AOCNP, Advanced Practice Provider Preceptor

Clinic Locations:
2004 Hayes St., Suite 350
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: 615-312-3333
In Clinic: M/W/F

504 22nd Ave. East
Springfield, TN 37172
Phone: 615-384-5558
In Clinic: Thursday

Specialties:
Medical Oncology
Malignant Hematology
Non-malignant Hematology

Education:
Bachelors of Science in Nursing – Middle Tennessee State University
Masters of Science in Nursing – Vanderbilt University

Certifications:
ANCC Adult Nurse Practitioner Certification
Tennessee Licensed Registered Nurse
Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner

Professional Membership:
Oncology Nursing Society
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners


Jillian Oakleaf, MSN, FNP-C

Clinic Location:
Sarah Cannon Cancer Center – Radiation Oncology Basement Level
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: 615-342-4850
In Clinic: M-F

Specialties:
Radiation Oncology
Family Practice

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – University of Tulsa
Master of Science in Nursing – Middle Tennessee State University

Certifications:
Family Nurse Practitioner Certification
Tennessee Licensed Registered Nurse
Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Certified

Professional Memberships:
Oncology Nursing Society
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society


Amy Ottman, MSN, RN, ACNP-BC

Clinic Location:
605 Glenwood Ave., Suite 200
Chattanooga, TN 37404
Phone: 423-698-1844
In Clinic: M-F

Specialties:
Medical Oncology
Lung cancer

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Master of Science in Nursing – University of Alabama at Birmingham

Certifications:
Board certified, ANCC Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Registered Nurse, licensed in TN and GA

Professional Memberships:
Oncology Nursing Society
Advanced Practitioner Society for Hematology and Oncology


Cathy Perry, DNP, ANP-BC, VA-BC, CRNI

Clinic Location:
776 Weatherly Drive, Suite A
Clarksville, TN 37043
Phone: 931-906-2004
In Clinic: Monday – Friday

Specialties:
Medical Oncology
Hematology

Education:
Doctor of Nursing Practice – Vanderbilt University
Master of Science in Nursing – Vanderbilt University
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Austin Peay State University

Certifications:
Adult Nurse Practitioner, American Nurse Credentialing Center
Vascular Access Certification, Vascular Access Certification Corporation
Certified Registered Nurse in Infusion Therapy, Infusion Nurses Certification Corporation

Professional Memberships:
Oncology Nursing Society
Advanced Practitioner Society for Hematology and Oncology
Association for Vascular Access
Infusion Nurses Society

Publications:
Infusion Nurses Society (INS) Position Paper: The Role of the Registered Nurse in the Insertion of Central Vascular Access Devices, Co-Author. Journal of Infusion Nursing, 2017.

Best Practices in Adult Vascular Access Resource Guide, Co-Author. Association for Vascular Access, 2013.

Vessel Health and Preservation (Part 1): A New Evidence-based Approach to Vascular Access Selection and Management, Co-Author. Journal of Vascular Access, 2012.

Association for Vascular Access (AVA) Position Paper: Placement of Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters (PICC) by Registered Nurses in the Internal Jugular Vein, Co-Author. 2008.


Sara Perry, MSN, ACNP-BC

Clinic Location:
Summit Medical Center
5653 Frist Boulevard, Suite 434
Hermitage, TN 37076
Phone: 615-871-9996
In Clinic: M, T, W, TH, F

Specialties:
Medical Oncology
Hematology

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Marquette University
Master of Science in Nursing – Vanderbilt University

Certifications:
ANCC Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certification
Tennessee Licensed Registered Nurse


Shelley Ploch, MSN, ACNP-BC, Advanced Practice Provider Preceptor

Clinic Location:
225 Big Station Camp Blvd, Suite 201
Gallatin, TN 37066
Phone: 615-451-5481
Days in Clinic: M, T, W, F

Specialties:
Medical Oncology
Hematology

Education:
Bachelor of Science – Human and Organizational Development – Vanderbilt University
Master of Science in Nursing – Vanderbilt University

Certifications:
ANCC Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certification
Tennessee Licensed Registered Nurse
Tennessee Licensed Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

Professional Memberships:
Oncology Nursing Society


Mollie Reed, MSN, RN, ACNP-BC

Clinic Location:
250 25th Ave North, Suite 100/200
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: 615-320-5090
In Clinic: M-F

Specialties:
Medical Oncology
Early Phase Clinical Trials
Immunotherapy

Education:
Bachelor of Business Administration – University of Texas at Austin
Master of Science in Nursing – Vanderbilt University

Certifications:
ANCC Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certification
Tennessee Licensed Registered Nurse

Professional Memberships:
Oncology Nursing Society, Middle Tennessee Chapter, Past Co-President
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society
Society for Immunotherapy in Cancer

Publications:
Treatment Considerations in Patients With Advanced Pancreatic Cancer: A Focus on Nursing Implications of Commonly Used Chemotherapy Agents and Their Associated Side Effects, Co-Author. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, December 2015

Nursing Roles in Cardiac Safety: Romidepsin in Patients With T-Cell Lymphoma, Co-Author. Oncology Nursing Forum, March 2016.

Promoting Oral Therapy Adherence: Consensus Statements from the Faculty of the Melanoma Nursing Initiative on Oral Melanoma Therapies., Co-Author. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, 2017, 21(4), 87-96.


Melissa Rikal, MSN, FNP-BC

Clinic Locations:
250 25th Ave North, Suite 100
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: 615-320-5090
In Clinic: M-F

Specialties:
Medical Oncology
Breast and Gynecologic Malignancies

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Western Kentucky University
Master of Science in Nursing – Belmont University

Certifications:
ANCC Family Nurse Practitioner Certification
Tennessee Licensed Registered Nurse

Professional Memberships:
Oncology Nursing Society


Ann Ripley, RN, MSN, AG-ACNP-BC

Clinic Locations:
Summit Medical Center
5653 Frist Boulevard, Suite 434
Hermitage, TN 37076
Phone: 615-871-9996
In Clinic: M, W, TH, F

Southern Hills Medical Center
397 Wallace Road, Suite C-201
Nashville, TN 37211
Phone: 615-333-2481
In Clinic: Tuesday

Specialties:
Medical Oncology & Hematology

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Cognitive Studies -Vanderbilt University
Master of Science in Nursing – Vanderbilt University School of Nursing

Certifications:
ANCC Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certification
Tennessee Licensed Registered Nurse

Professional Memberships:
Oncology Nursing Society
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners


Deborah Skojac, RN, MS, AOCN
Advanced Practice Nurse Preceptor

Clinic Locations:
504 22nd Ave. East
Springfield, TN 37172
Phone: 615-384-5558
In Clinic: Tues/Wed
Floating to other clinics within TN Oncology: Monday and Thursdays

Specialties:
Medical Oncology
Hematology
Prostate Cancer

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences – Memphis, TN
Master of Science in Nursing – University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Post Graduate Pharmacy Courses – Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Certification:
Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse
Tennessee and North Carolina Licensed Registered Nurse

Professional and Educational Affiliations:
Oncology Nursing Society
Adjunct Faculty Vanderbilt School of Nursing
Adjunct Faculty Tennessee State University


Susan M. Utley, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, AOCNP

Clinic Locations:
250 25th Ave North, Suite 100
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: 615-320-5090
In Clinic: W/Th

2004 Hayes St., Suite 350
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: 615-312-3333
In Clinic: M/T

Specialties:
Medical Oncology
Hematology
Unknown Primary Cancer

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Vanderbilt University
Master of Science in Nursing – University of Alabama at Birmingham
Post-Masters’ certificiate – University of Tennessee Knoxville

Certifications:
Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner
Family Nurse Practitioner

Professional Memberships:
Oncology Nursing Society
Advanced Practitioner Society for Hematology & Oncology
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Awards:
Excellence in Oncology Nursing Award recipient
Middle Tennessee Chapter Oncology Nursing Society


Jillian van Orsouw MSN, FNP-BC

Clinic Locations:
1840 Medical Center Parkway, Suite 300
Murfreesboro, TN, 37219
Phone: 615-848-0488
Float
In clinic: T- Th

Education:
Master of Science in Nursing – Columbia University, New York
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Columbia University, New York
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering – University of California, Santa Barbara

Certifications:
ANCC Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
State of Tennessee Licensed Advanced Practice Nurse
State of Tennessee Licensed Registered Nurse

Professional Memberships:
Oncology Nursing Society
Academy of Nurse Practitioners


Amanda Vantrease, MSN, ACNP-BC

Clinic Locations:
250 25th Ave North, Suite 100
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: 615-320-5090
In Clinic: M,W,TH,F

518 Main Street, Suite B
Smithville, TN 37166
Phone: 615-597-6775
In Clinic: Tuesday

Specialties:
Medical Oncology
Hematology

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Western Kentucky University
Master of Science in Nursing – Vanderbilt University

Certifications:
ANCC Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certification
Tennessee Licensed Registered Nurse

Professional Memberships:
Oncology Nursing Society
Sigma Theta Tau- Nursing Honors


Lauren Welch, MSN, NP-C, AOCNP

Clinic Locations:
250 25th Ave North, Suite 100/200
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: 615-320-5090
In Clinic: M-F

Specialties:
Medical Oncology
Lung Cancer

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Samford University
Master of Science in Nursing – Middle Tennessee State University

Certifications:
AANP Family Nurse Practitioner Certification
Tennessee Licensed Registered Nurse
Tennessee Licensed Advanced Practice Nurse
Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner – ONCC

Professional Memberships:
Oncology Nursing Society
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Procedural Skills:
Bone Marrow Biopsy


Maria Wood, BA, BHS, MPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA

Clinic Location:
Medical Park II
2200 East Third Street, Suite 100
Chattanooga, TN 37404
Phone: 423-698-1844
In clinic: M-F

Specialties:
Medical Oncology
Hematology

Education:
Bachelor of Arts Spanish/Psychology – University of Kentucky
Bachelor of Science Physician Assistant Studies – University of Kentucky
Master of Science Physician Assistant Studies – University of Nebraska at Omaha

Certifications:
NCCPA (Internal Medicine)
Physician Assistant Certification in Medical Oncology
CCRP
Distinguished Fellow, AAPA

Professional Memberships:
AAPA (American Academy of Physician Assistants)
TAPA (Tennessee Academy of Physician Assistants)
APAO (Association of Physician Assistants in Oncology)