Research & Scholarship
CNS Tumors: A Story of Passion for Saving and Improving Lives and Neurons Through Clinical Trials. Association of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Nursing 35th Annual Conference, Anaheim, CA, 2011.
Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Follow-Up of Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults with Cancer for the Primary Care Provider. National Nurse Practitioner Symposium, Copper Mountain, CO, 2011.
Research Update: ACNS0331 (StandardRisk Medulloblastoma) and ACNS0221 (Conformal Radiation for Low Grade Glioma). Children's Oncology Group National Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, 2010.
Clinical Trials for Adolescent and Young Adult Patients: Central Nervous System Tumors. Children's Oncology Group and Association of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Nurses National Meeting, Dallas, TX, 2009.
Functional Status and Quality-of-Life in Chlidren with Central Nervous System Tumors. Children's Oncology Group National Meeting, Dallas, TX, 2009.
Functional Status, Behavioral Adjustments, and Quality-of-Life in Children with CNS Tumors: A Report from the Children's Oncology Group. Nursing Grand Rounds, The Children's Hospital, Denver, CO, 2009.
Advancing Your Nurse Practitioner Career. 33rd National Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Symposium, Keystone, CO, 2008.
Nursing Research: An Overview and Integration of Evidence Based Practice. National Association of Neonatal Nurses, Denver, CO 2008.
Sands SA, Zhou T, O'Neil S, Allen J, Cullen P, Kaleita TA, Noll R, Sklar C and Finlay JL (In Press). Long-term follow-up of quality-of-life and neuropsychological functioning of children treated for malignant intracranial gliomas: Children's Oncology Group L991. Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Madden JR, Mowry P, Gao D, Cullen P and Foreman NK (2010). Creative arts therapy improves quality of life for pediatric brain tumor patients receiving outpatient chemotherapy. Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing 27: 133-145.