Lisa Bashore, PhD APRN CPNP CPON®Assistant Professor

Dr. Bashore is an Assistant Professor in the Harris College of Nursing where she facilitates the learning of undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral nursing students, but with a primary focus in the doctoral program. She also works closely with the undergraduate nursing honors students to mentor them as they develop their own scholarly projects. Lisa has been an APRN for over 20 years in pediatric and adolescent health care and pediatric oncology. She earned her doctorate in 2010 at the University of Texas, Arlington focusing her scholarship on cancer screening, health outcomes, and transition in childhood cancer survivors.

Dr. Bashore maintains a part-time clinical practice as an APRN at the Cook Children's Health Care System (CCHCS) in the Life After Cancer Program (LACP), and she conducts much of her research within the survivorship program at CCHCS. Her trajectory of research is in cancer survivorship, and currently her focus is on the successful transition of childhood cancer survivors from pediatric to adult health care providers. Her other collaborative investigative work includes reducing obesity in this population, sleep and cancer related fatigue in brain tumor survivors, and optimizing general health related quality of life in young adult childhood cancer survivors.