Pamela K. Ginex, EdD, MPH, RN, OCN

Dr. Ginex is an Assistant Professor at the Stony Brook University School of Nursing with a joint appointment at the Stony Brook Cancer Center, Division of Population Health Science. Dr. Ginex began her nursing career at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute and has worked at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center as a Research Nurse and Nurse Scientist and at the Oncology Nursing Society, where she held a national leadership role in developing evidence-based guidelines on interventions to support patients with cancer throughout the treatment trajectory.

Pam’s research program is focused on improving care for people with cancer. Her work focuses on understanding symptom patterns and identifying evidence-based interventions to support patients during treatment and survivorship. She has an emerging interest in the health effects of climate change and toxic environmental exposures on patients, the health care workforce, and health care institutions.

She is the proud recipient of the Connie Henke Yarbro Excellence in Cancer Nursing Mentorship Award for her mentorship of oncology nurses.  She’s a fellow at the New York Academy of Medicine and the Education Study Group Co-Chair for MASCC, the multinational association for supportive care in cancer. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master’s in Public Health from the University of Pittsburgh and her Doctorate in Nursing from Teacher’s College at Columbia University.

Articles by Pamela K. Ginex, EdD, MPH, RN, OCN

Pamela K. Ginex, EdD, MPH, RN, OCNBest Practices | September 27, 2023
Physical activity is good for everyone. Research shows that being active has specific benefits for those diagnosed with ...
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Pamela K. Ginex, EdD, MPH, RN, OCNBest Practices | June 27, 2023
Despite knowing the benefits, health care practitioners are missing opportunities to educate patients about exercise.