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Patricia Friend

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Patricia Friend, PhD, APN-CNS, AOCN

Dr. Friend is an Associate Professor and Program Director of the Oncology Specialty Master's Programs at the Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing. She teaches classes on cancer genomics, cancer pathophysiology and disease management, and cancer supportive care and symptom management. She also coordinates the advanced practice nursing clinical course for the oncology master’s students. She has also taught the teaching practicum for PhD students as well as undergraduate research.

Dr. Friend is actively involved with the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Putting Evidence into Practice (PEP) Resources and serve as a manuscript reviewer for the Oncology Nursing Forum She serves as abstract reviewer for the National Conference on Cancer Nursing Research and the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (NACNS) Annual conferences. She is currently director- at-large for CCONS. Within the Niehoff School of Nursing, Dr. Friend has served as department chair, as well as chair of the master’s and DNP curriculum committee and the search committee. She is actively involved in faculty mentoring efforts.

Phone: 708.216.9553
E-mail: pfriend@luc.edu

For more information on Dr. Friend you can view her biography on the Loyola  University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing website.