Mary Elizabeth is an Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, New York. Her role includes modeling professional practice to the nurses of the services for which she has responsibility including mentoring and precepting nurses who are new to a practice, coordinating and evaluating their clinical experiences, and overseeing their development in the oncology nursing specialty and the clinical practice role.
Mary Elizabeth regularly “walks the walk” filling in and assisting in busy practices; this helps her maintain knowledge of the latest advances in disease management as well as experience firsthand the challenges of the nursing role. Over the past few years, she has been practicing within MSK’s busy and growing world - renowned retinoblastoma (RB) clinic. Mary Elizabeth has presented on RB nationally and at international conferences in the hopes of bringing this curable disease to the attention of nurses worldwide. Early diagnosis and early access to treatment can save lives, eyes, and vision. Mary Elizabeth is currently transferring to a new role as palliative care CNS.
- Management of Retinoblastoma in 2018: A Nursing Perspective (201)
- Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
- New York, New York