Jeannine Brant, PhD APRN AOCN FAANOncology Clinical Nurse Specialist and Nurse Scientist

Jeannine M. Brant is an oncology clinical nurse specialist, pain consultant and a nurse scientist for Billings Clinic in Montana. Dr. Brant’s repertoire blends her clinical expertise in pain and symptom management with her program of research that includes improving patient symptoms and focusing on nursing sensitive indicators that lead to quality nursing and interdisciplinary care. Dr. Brant’s current studies focus on patient-reported outcomes, clinical algorithms for pain and symptom management, and in testing a dynamic symptoms model.

In addition, Dr. Brant has more than 100 contributions to the literature on cancer, palliative care, pain and symptom management, and other research topics. She is the editor for the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Standards of Oncology Nursing Practice, the ONS Core Curriculum in Oncology textbook, and the Oncology Nurse Advisor. She is an associate editor for the Journal of Advanced Practitioners in Oncology. She was a recent guest editor for the October/November issue of the Journal of Palliative Care & Medicine which featured two supplements on Palliative Care Nursing. Dr. Brant is also an internationally recognized speaker and has lectured at more than 200 national and international seminars and symposia. She also serves as an adjunct faculty for the University of Montana Geriatric Education Center and Montana College of Nursing, Bozeman. Dr. Brant earned a BSN from Montana State University, an MS in physiological nursing from the University of California, San Francisco, a PhD in cancer nursing from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, and was inducted into the American Academy of Nursing in 2014.