Joan O'Hanlon Curry has been a pediatric hematology/oncology nurse for over 24 years. She received her BA in psychology at Kenyon College and her BSN at Pace University. She started her career at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center as a staff nurse and then went on to get her PNP at Columbia University and practice on the inpatient floor. In 2004, she went to the Children's Hospital at Montefiore as the nurse manager for the outpatient pediatric hematology/oncology program.
In 2011 she added the inpatient unit to her responsibilities. She is actively involved in both national and local APHON and for the last 5 years been the treasurer for National APHON.