Shannon Raber, RN MS CPNP-ACNeuro-Oncology Nurse Practioner

Shannon Raber is an acute care pediatric nurse practitioner in the Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Program at UCSF. She has worked as a pediatric oncology nurse, in both inpatient and outpatient settings, since 2003. For the past ten years, Raber’s primary patient care interests include supportive care and symptom management for children and young adults with CNS tumors. Areas of interest she is pursuing in research include using telehealth to the patient’s home in the pediatric neuro-oncology population and implementing emerging therapies using precision medicine for pediatric brain tumors.

Raber earned her master's degree in nursing from the UCSF School of Nursing, and has a bachelor of science from Santa Clara University. She received the UCSF Department of Nursing Award for Excellence in Outpatient Advanced Practice Nursing in 2015 and is a member of the Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses. She is one of the founding members of the Pediatric Neuro-oncology Consortium (PNOC)’s Advanced Practice Provider and Nurse Investigator Committee. She lives in San Francisco, CA with her husband and two sons. In her free time she enjoys getting outdoors to hike with her dog and family, as well as cheering on her boys in their various endeavors.