Marilyn Hockenberry, PhD RN PNP FAANProfessor of Pediatrics

Dr. Marilyn Hockenberry is a Professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine and the Global HOPE Director of Nursing Education. Dr. Hockenberry was faculty in the Baylor University College of Medicine in Houston, Texas from 1995-2012. During this time, she served as Director of Nurse Practitioners in the Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers. She also served as Director of the Center for Research and Evidence-Based Practice from 2001-2009 and Director of the Evidence-Based Outcomes Center (EBOC) from 2005-2009 at Texas Children’s Hospital.

From 2012-2018, Dr. Hockenberry was the Bessie Baker Professor of Nursing and Professor of Pediatrics at Duke University. She retired from Duke University School of Nursing in September 2018 as Professor Emerita and returned to Baylor to serve in the Global HOPE program. She currently serves as senior editor for the Elsevier- Wong pediatric nursing textbooks that are the gold standard for pediatric nursing education throughout the world. She has extensive expertise in advancing nursing education and creativity in developing innovative programs and teaching experiences. In 2016, Dr. Hockenberry was inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Research Hall of Fame. This international award is given to nurse researchers who have achieved significant and sustained international recognition for their work that has impacted the profession and people it serves. She is recognized for her research program that focuses on symptoms associated with childhood cancer treatment. Over the past 20 years, she has had sustained NIH RO-1 funding for two research paths; one related to acute symptom experiences causes by cancer treatment and another evaluating the long-term toxicities of childhood leukemia therapy.