12th Worldwide Forum on Mental Health & Psychiatry
NYU Winthrop Hospital, USA
After a 20 plus career working in the private sector for a fortune 500 company, Christine fulfilled her goal of becoming a Registered Nurse. She began her nursing career in 2006 at Huntington Hospital where she worked on a medical / surgical unit until 2007 when she transferred to Oncology. Christine completed her undergraduate degree in Nursing at Stony Brook University and completed her Master of Nursing Education at the University of Phoenix, Arizona. She is certified on Oncology, Chemotherapy, Biotherapy, and Gerontology. She is the recipient of the Huntington Hospital Magnet Nurse Award, Nominee of the NS/LIJ Health System President’s award and Service Excellence Award. Christine joined Winthrop-University Hospital in 2011 as an Oncology Nurse Navigator specializing in colorectal, gastrointestinal, pancreatic, and head & neck cancers. Christine has been interviewed by the Association of Community Cancer Centers publication “Oncology Issues” for her role as an Oncology Nurse Navigator and the effective practices in a Multidisciplinary Pancreatic Cancer Program. Recently, she shared her expertise in Oncology Nurse Navigation at the NYU Winthrop Cancer Survivors Awareness and Education, Oncology Nurse Advisor Navigation Summit, Austin Texas, and has presented at multiple medical and nursing Grand Rounds on the topic of Oncology Nurse Navigation. She also served as President of the Oncology Nursing Society, Long Island-Queens local chapter from 2015-2017.